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Ringwood Educational Foundation 5k - Saturday, May 4, 2024

The Ringwood Educational Foundation is proud to present our 22nd annual 5K Run and Family Fitness Walk to be held at beautiful Shepherd Lake in Ringwood, NJ on May 4th, 2024. We will also have a 1-Mile Timed Race for Kids (14 and under).  

Event Schedule | REF 5k & 1 Mile Kids' Race

  • 6:30 – Registration Begins

  • 8:00 - 5K Run

  • 9:30 - 1-Mile Timed Kids’ Race

  • Award Ceremony Immediately Following

Please find links below, that provide two ways to register.

  1. Download a PDF Application

  2. Register Online 


Sign Up for the REF 5k or 1- Mile Kids' Timed Race. 

Run or Walk | Come for Fun

This event is a growing attraction for athletes in and around the area, drawing participants from Northern New Jersey, New York’s Orange and Rockland Counties, as well as parts of Connecticut. 


Proceeds from the 5K Run benefit the Ringwood Educational Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to enhancing and enriching the curriculum in the Ringwood K-8 public school system.  The Ringwood Educational Foundation, Inc. has funded over $550,000 in grants to our public schools in the past twelve years. We could not do it without YOUR support!


Want to become a Sponsor?

Become an individual or corporate sponsor for this event. Packages can be tailored to fit your unique corporate promotional needs. All contributions are fully tax deductible.

For additional information email inquiries to, or call Kasey (973) 495-6391

Download Our Sponsorship Enrollment Form Here

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Thank You to our 2023 Sponsors!

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