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Thank you for your interest in the "Back With A Bang!" Milltown 4th of July In Person and Virtual 5K Race.
This year in accordance with COVID-19 restrictions, we will will have an In-Person 5K race. But we will still offer a Virtual 5K for those not yet ready to venture out into a live race experience. As the Race is just one part of the Milltown 4th of July festivities which the Borough is eager to kick off this year, we hope you will join us for a day of fun, laughter and patriotism. As the race is always well attended with 500 - 1000 racers annually, it is such a big community and regional event to celebrate our country's independence day.
Please join us in supporting many local and area charities by participating in the "Back with a Bang!" Milltown 5K. Please note: The virtual race will run from June 27th to July 9th. Participants can complete a 5K (3.1 miles) wherever you choose to safely complete run/walk. You can run in your yard, in your home, on a street, on a treadmill, wherever it is convenient and safe to participate adhering to the health and safety guidelines in effect at the time of the race. We will also have our Fun Run that will start off at 7:30 am for those looking to participate but for a much shorter course of only 1 mile.
This Race is a major fundraiser for:
Our Lady of Lourdes, Knights of Columbus Council. With the funds raised by the Race we provide support to many local and area charities, support organizations and community programs such as the following.
-Make a Smile Foundation
-Milltown 4th of July Committee
-Milltown Little League
-Milltown Rescue Squad
-Food pantries in Milltown, North Brunswick and East Brunswick
-Life Choices of Metuchen
-Ozanam Men’s Shelter, New Brunswick
-Lion’s Club Thanksgiving meal program.
-Good Counsel Homes
-Coats for Kids
-Milltown Girl and Boy Scouts
-Spotswood High School Project Graduation
-Nicole Surace Scholarship Fund (Spotswood High School)
-And many others
$30.00 5K In-person race and a collectible T-Shirt * for registration on or before July 2, 2021. Registrations after July 2, 2021 will be $35 per person.
$25.00 Virtual 5k race
$10.00 1 mile fun run
Bib pickup will be at Road Runner Sports located at 501 Shoppes Blvd, North Brunswick NJ 08902. Pickup will be on July 2, 2021 from 3 pm - 7 pm. Race day pickup will be available on the morning of the race starting at 7 am at the Milltown Borough Park Gazebo.
Additionally, due to Covid restrictions, there will no be posting of times or any ceremonies at the end of the race. Racers are asked to vacate the race area within a reasonable time after completing the race to prevent crowds from forming. Times and winners will be posted online after the race on Bestrace.com.
The Knights of Columbus Council 7250 thank you for your past support and hope that you can continue
your support through the an in-person run, virtual race or by making a donation.
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