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FLYING FISH 5K SEPTEMBER 7, 2019 10 AM

Now in it's 6th year, the Flying Fish 5K is the largest 5K in South Jersey! The chip-timed, course winds through a residential neighborhood and back to the Brewery for a post-race festival featuring live music from 10:00 - 4:00 PM, lawn games zone with Cornhole, life size beer pong, and Kan Jam, food trucks and vendors all afternoon at Somerdale Day Festival.  

 
REGISTRATION* DATES + FEES
  • $40: April 30, 2019 thru July 26, 2019

  • $45: after July 27, 2019 

  • TEAMS Deadline: August 1, 2019

 

Registration includes:

  • 5k Race starts and finishes at the Flying Fish Brewery

  • Chip timed course

  • Music and Beer Festival 10: 00 A.M  - 4:00 P.M.

  • Glass Oktoberfest Mug and custom metal coaster to all finishers.

  • Lawn game zone with Cornhole, Life Size Beer Pong and Kan Jam

  • Beer specials all afternoon.

  • Food Truck festival at the finish line!

  • Family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers are welcome at the after party at the Brewery and Somerdale Day. 

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TEAM PERKS

Sign up and create a Team consisting of your running club, corporation, or neighborhood! Teams of 10+ runners receive unique 2019 Flying Fish 5K Tin Tacker! You can also earn this special swag by donating $20 at checkout to race beneficiary  Back on My Feet. 

FLYING FISH 5K RACE COURSE

EARLY + RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP

Early bib pickup: Sept. 6 from 3:00 - 8:00 P.M. at Flying Fish Brewery in Somerdale.

Mark your calendars: have a beer and get your bib early so you can sleep in on race day! T-shirts, growlers, buckets, magnets, koozies and other merchandise will be available for sale. 

 

Race Day bib pickup begins at 8:30 a.m. in front of the brewery. Race time is 10:00 a.m.

RACE DAY PARKING

Parking is located at the shopping center on Ashland Street, Walmart, Walgreens etc. 

 

Please park in the rows furthest from the storefronts. 

AGE CATEGORY

10 year increments; under ten to 70 plus 

Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Male  & Female

Brewery Address

900 Kennedy Blvd

Somerdale, NJ

 BEER OKTOBERFISH 

First released in 2002, and sold out in two weeks. A tribute to the classic Fest styles of Germany, the O'Fish uses European malts hops and yeast. A beautiful reddish color, a savory malt profile and nice hop flavor, make this Fest beer quite drinkable. OktoberFish is great with food and especially great with Lederhosen.

Malts: Weyermans Munich, Dingemanns Aromatic, Dingemanns De-Bittered Black,  Two-Row Pale
Hops: Horizon, Crystal
Yeast: Dusseldorf Alt
Original Gravity: 14.3 Plato
Alcohol by volume: 6.0%
IBU's: 17
Formats: 12 oz. bottles, 1/2 kegs, 1/6 kegs, cask-conditioned


Availability: September 1 to November 1 (if it lasts that long)

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Back on My Feet seeks to revolutionize the way our society approaches homelessness. Their unique running-based model demonstrates that if you first restore confidence, strength and self-esteem, individuals are better equipped to tackle the road ahead and move toward jobs, homes and new lives. For all in need, they aim to provide: practical training and employment resources for achieving independence; an environment that promotes accountability; and a community that offers compassion and hope.  For all with the capacity to serve—volunteers, donors, community and corporate partners—they seek to engage you in the profound experience of empowering individuals to achieve what once seemed impossible through the seemingly simple act of putting one foot in front of the other.

Donate $20 at checkout and you'll receive a special Flying Fish 5K Tin Tacker!

CHARITY BACK ON MY FEET

MEDALS + RACE GEAR

As you know, each Brewery Run features a different glass to add to your collection.  When you are celebrating the release of an Oktoberfest beer, you have to serve it in a classic mug, which every runner will receive at the finish. Instead of a neck medal we have our custom crafted coaster line, a medal you can use. 

Runners who donate an extra $20 at registration for Back on My Feet will also get a custom 2019 Flying Fish 5k Tin Tacker!

FLYING FISH BREWING COMPANY

When Gene Muller founded Flying Fish Brewing Co. in 1995, he did so first on the World Wide Web - making it the world's first virtual microbrewery. 

Flying Fish Brewing Company is located in Somerdale, New Jersey. In a state that once boasted 50 breweries, it is the first microbrewery in Southern New Jersey and the first new brewery built in that part of the state in more than half a century. From its opening in late 1996, Flying Fish has tripled its capacity and become the largest of the approximately 20 craft breweries in the state.

Flying Fish beers were the first in the region to be featured at the Great British Beer Festival, Oregon Brewers Festival and Canada's Biere de Mondial Festival. They have also won several medals at the Real Ale Festival in Chicago, the World Beer Championships and is the only New Jersey brewery featured in the 2000 book Best American Beers.

We are excited to partner with Life Time Run 

Train hard. Make friends. Whatever your goals, we have it all at Life Time Run. From customized performance training to fun social runs, you’ll meet training partners, form friendships and crush your personal goals. Find a Life Time Run program near you and sign up today.

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