Run Santa Run - 5K Race to Replace
The Bobby Hoffman Championship Track at the Gagliano Athletic Complex
Our New Date is December 8th!
With the Help of Good Ol' Saint Nick, the Race to Replace will be held on December 8, 2018. We've decided to do with a holiday theme for the rescheduled event. As a result, we are adding the following additional Prize categories and events:
A Kids Dash!
In addition to the new prize categories, all entrants will receive bells to wear while we run through Roselle. So come out and make a joyous noise with us!
While Last year's inaugural event was a huge success! Come join us for an even bigger and better event this year! And while you are at it you will support Roselle Catholic in their effort to Renovate their Outdoor Track and Athletic Center.
Frank Gagliano and the RC Alumni volunteers are bound and determined to make this an event to remember. We will keep you posted as the list of elite runners grows! In addition, the race is open to everyone and we expect a huge Alumni turnout as well. So run as an individual or part of an alumni or Open team!
T-Shirts guaranteed for the first 300 pre-registrations.
Others While Supplies Last!
Cash Prizes for the top 3 overall male and female finishers ($200, $100, $50)
5 Year Age group Awards through 80+
Cash Prize to First Male and Female Masters Finisher (40+ Years old)
Awards to top Military/Fire/Police (Current or past) competitors.
Team Competition with Cash Prizes (4 x $250) for Male Open, Female Open, and Male Masters (Over 40 years old) and female Masters Teams. No mixed Gender teams. 5 members must score for each team. Masters team score is based on age-graded times! TEAM REGISTRATION IS NOT ALLOWED ON RACE MORNING. TEAMS MUST PREREGISTER ONLINE BEFORE 10 PM ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2018.
Net proceeds from this event will benefit Roselle Catholic High School in their effort to renovate and update their track and field complex.
This will be a USATF Grand Prix Event (500 Points)
USATF members get a $3 discount through December 6, 2018
25% discount for children 12 and under given at checkout
Children Under 12 get a chance to race Santa around the new RC Track!
This pricing category is for those that are not running/walking in the 5K race, but would still like to attend the Pride of the L:ions Track Reunion and Fundraising Luncheon at the RC Library following the race.
We are proud to announce that the new athletic complex will be named after former RCHS Track and Field Coach Frank Gagliano. During his 9-year tenure at RCHS, Coach Gagliano built a track and eld program that rose to national prominence and set the tone for athletic success and traditions that the RCHS community would enjoy for 57 years following his leadership. His Lions notably captured 3 Penn Relay Championship of America titles, 3 NJ State Indoor Track titles and a State Cross Country Championship. Coach Gagliano continued his coaching career with success at Manhattan University, Rutgers University, Georgetown University, The Nike Farm Team and as head coach of the NJ NY Track Club.
Learn more about Frank Here!
Join us on the evening of the event as we celebrate 50 years of Roselle Catholic High School track and field history. Hear the stories from the Coaches and Alumni/Athletes who have contributed the the tradition of greatness at Roselle Catholic! Hear the stories in a way that you have never experienced them before. Like Joe Savage and his participation in the "Dream Mile"! Or Frank Gagliano's experience at RC and Beyond! Some of the greatest athletes past and present will be in attendance.
The Reunion Luncheon will be held at the Roselle Catholic Library.
There will be a meet and greet cocktail hour beginning at 1:00 PM, followed by Luncheon and presentations.
All registered runners/walkers will receive a discounted option to purchase a ticket for $40.
Those not running or walking may attend the banquet for $50.
Race to Replace 5K Course map
October 27 7:00 AM EDT - Race Day Registration / Packet Pick Up
October 27 8:20 AM EDT - 1 Mile Walk Start
October 27 9:00 AM EDT - 5K Run Start
October 27 10:15 AM EDT - 5K Awards Ceremony
October 27 1:00 PM EDT - Pride of the Lions Track Reunion