Get fit and have fun in this progressive 8-week learn-to-run program sponsored by the North Jersey Masters. Our dual certified running coach and member volunteers will support you through every step of your journey.
This bi-annual program is the largest and most supported learn to run program in Northern NJ, offered every Spring and Fall. It draws brand new runners, athletes returning after a break, moms, dads, families, students, married couples, working professionals and retirees, and through a structured eight-week plan, teaches them the skills to complete a 5K race and make running a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle.
Wednesday group sessions at the Ridgewood Duck Pond kick off on 9/6 and Saturday group sessions at the Glen Rock Duck Pond begin 9/9.
Make sure that your first step is the right step towards discovering the joy, health, fitness and social benefits of running and completing your first 5K!
All you need to achieve success is heaps of enthusiasm, a positive mindset, and a pair of comfortable running shoes!
Enrollment fee includes weekly training schedules, coaching support from a USATF/RRCA Level II certified coach, expert speakers, technical t-shirt, race entry and a one- year membership to North Jersey Masters Running Club, organizers of the legendary Ridgewood Run and one of the most established running clubs in the state.
Register at https://runsignup.com/race/nj/glenrock/ridgewood5K. Price increase on 9/1/23. Call 201-540-9701 with any questions.
We are a 501©(3) organization. The North Jersey Masters was founded in 1976 as a non-profit with the intent to build community through a shared passion for running. Forty-six years later it continues to support more than 400 runners of every age and fitness level while fulfilling its mission to support charitable organizations including the NJ Special Olympics.