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St. Clement Empanada 5K Run/Walk with Kids Dash

Contact Information:
Saturday Oct 08, 2022 9:30AM


Join us for the first annual St. Clement Empanada 5k!

The race begins at the church. The course then runs through the Fleetwood section of Rockaway Township and finishes back at the church for hot fresh Empanadas! Refreshments pre and post race will be available for participants. Water stations at each mile marker are also available. Warm ups will be conducted by a Professional Cross Fit Athlete. Strollers and dogs on a leash welcome!

Race shirts guaranteed for first 100 registrations.


In honor of the Feast of St. Francis we invite you to bring your pets to Packet Pick Up at the church Friday night October 7, 2022 between 6:00 pm and 7:30. Blessing of the animals will be at 7:00pm.

Same Day Registration/Packet Pickup from 7:45am - 9am.


Saturday October 8, 2022


St. Clement Pope and Martyr Roman Catholic Church

154 Mt. Pleasant Ave, Dover New Jersey 07801

*Parking for the event will be at Birchwood School 1 Art Street, Dover NJ. A shuttle will be running to bring all participants to the event. The shuttle is dog friendly. We and Rockaway Township Police ask that participants do not walk to event as Mt. Pleasant is a busy road with no sidewalks. Shuttle starts running at 7:45am.


5k Start- 9:30 am

  • 2 mile walkers begin following runners.
  • 1 mile kids Fun Run following the 5k.



  • $30 until October 1, 2022
  •  $35 October 2 - October 7
  • $40 race day registration
  • Kids run free with each registration

*all registration is online and is live the day of event.

Register before you leave home, or use your cell phone when you arrive


We are partnering with Project Kind, who will be the beneficiary of proceeds from the event. Project KIND 123 creates opportunities and builds support systems for those experiencing homelessness. They assist their immediate needs of weather-appropriate clothing and food. Then, they assist a select few to move from homeless to housed with a variety of assisted programs for job placement, housing assistance, and mental health services. Read more about them at!

Please help us make this a great race and register today!


Awards will be presented to 1st Place male and female.

There will be awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place for the following age groups:

  • 13 and younger M/F
  • 14-19 M/F
  • 20-29 M/F
  • 30-39 M/F
  • 40-49 M/F
  • 50-59 M/F
  • 60 and over M/F

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