ORC General Meeting
The Ocean Running Club will be holding a general meeting Friday April 11, 2014 at the Toms River Fitness Club (Rt 37 Toms River, Kmart Plaza). The meeting starts at at 7:00 pm.

Come on out to see what is new with the club. We will be discussing the many ORC events. Club/race updates, marathon training, track workouts, open water swims, bike rides and more. There will be guest speakers and raffles if you are feeling lucky!

Feel free to use the gym after the club meeting.

If you have any questions, e-mail Harold or Pat.

Blue Claws 5K Run
The BlueClaws and Barnabas Health are proud to again partner on the Barnabas Health BlueClaws 5K Run in the Park on Sunday, April 13th, at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood.

The event includes a 5K Race and a One-Mile Fun Run for kids and both races will end on the field. The One-Mile Fun Run begins at 10 am and the 5K Race will follow at 10:30 am. All runners will receive a general admission ticket to that afternoon's BlueClaws game, which starts at 1:05 pm.

For more information and registration, please check out the Blue Claws 5K page.

Relay For Life 5K Run/Mile Walk
There will be a 5K Run, Mile Walk and Easter Egg Hunt held Saturday, April 26 at Manchester Township High School. Registration begins at 9:00am with the 5K starting at 10:00am. There will be a pancake breakfast for a small fee following the run/walk. Proceeds will be used toward the American Cancer Society.

For more information, please visit Relay 5K Run/Mile Walk page.

Bark In The Park 5K-9

The 5K-9/Bark in the Park event is a 5K, 1 Mile Health Walk/Run and Kiddie Dash on May 18, 2014 (Rain or Shine) at Harry Wright Lake in Manchester for dog lovers and their pets. 100% of the proceeds go directly to American Rescue Dog and the Lakehurst-Manchester Rotary Club. This event is DOG- FRIENDLY, so runners/walkers may participate with their dogs. Enjoy a post-race awards ceremony with team and individual plaques to top finishers. After the 5K-9 event, don't miss out on Bark in the Park. Bark in the Park is a fundraising event featuring local vendors, dog games and activities, training demos and more.

Entry Fees: 5K - $25 Pre-registered by May 9th; $35 day of race 1 Mile - $10 Pre-registered by May 9th; $15 day of race Kiddie Dash - FREE, Ages 2-11 - No registration required (Awards for all participants)

Check In/Registration: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM at Harry Wright Lake

Race Times: 1 Mile - 9:00 AM 5K - 9:30 AM Kiddie Dash - Immediately after 5K

For more information, please visit American Rescue Dog

Bella N Motion

Bella N Motion provides individual and group training for women by women; a place for female runners of all ages and levels to seek support and encouragement to fulfill their goals, share their experiences, socialize and receive affordable personalized training plans.

For more information, check out the Bella N Motion website.

ORC Membership
It's time to renew your club membership for 2014. Take advantage of discounted club events and race fees, discounts at selected area running stores. You can download the ORC Membership Form.

Club Discount For AC Marathon Race Series
The Atlantic City Marathon Race Series is offering club members a special discount for their race series which includes the April Fools Half Marathon and the Atlantic City Marathon & Half Marathon. To receive the 18% discount, enter the offer code OCRC on the registration page. For full details, visit the Atlantic City Marathon Race Series website.

Toms River Fitness And Aquatic Center

Toms River Fitness provides their members with the environment and resources to achieve a more balanced, fulfilling and engaged life, physically and mentally. Exercise at Toms River Fitness is only one part of that. The helpful and friendly staff is equally important in assisting every person who comes through the doors in achieving goals of any kind. Today, they are one of Ocean County New Jersey's preferred Fitness Centers due to warm welcomes, great location and variety of fitness programs available.

Check out the Toms River Fitness website, or stop in to check out the facilities.

Upcoming Races
April 13, 2014 Barnabas Health BlueClaws 5K Run in the Park
April 26, 2014 Relay 5K Run/Mile Walk
May 3, 2014 River To Bay
May 17, 2014 Run For Teddy
May 18, 2014 Michael Thorne 4 Miler
May 18, 2014 Bark In The Park 5K-9
May 31, 2014 Jersey Genesis Tri
June 7, 2014 Run While You Can
June 7, 2014 Sgt Lyons Run To Remember
June 8, 2014 Ocean Medical Center 5K
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