Firefighters Memorial 5K
September 28, 2003
Sea Isle City, NJ

This event is held in memory of the eight Philadelphia Firefighters who perished in the August 17, 1975 Gulf Oil Refinery blaze and all Firefighters who gave their lives bravely in the line of duty. The race is hosted by Local #22 I.A.F.F. and Sea Isle City; and is directed by The Runaway Athletic Club.

DISTANCE:  5k (3.1 miles), There will also be a 1 mile fun run for children starting immediately after the start of the 5k. 

RACE TIME: 11:00 AM, Number pick-up and race day registration begins at 9:30 AM at the Community Center, 127 John F. Kennedy, Boulevard, Sea Isle City, New Jersey

FEE: $12.00 for pre-registration received by 9/20/03 (includes shirt) 
          $16.00 for race day registration (includes shirt, while they last. $10.00 without shirt) 
         No fee and/or shirt for kids run 

AWARDS: Trophies and Sweatshirts to 1st Male and Female Overall and Masters finishers. Trophies to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in the following open divisions:
              MALE:                       FEMALE:
           19 and under                  19 and under
           20 - 29                           20 - 29                                               No award duplications!
           30 - 39                           30 - 39 
           40 - 49                           40 - 49 
           50 - 59                           50 and over
           60 - 69
           70 and over
Also, Trophies and commemorative sweatshirts will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall finishers in the Firefighters Division, and Sweatshirts will be awarded to the top three finishers in the 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 and over age groups You and/or a proxy must be present to accept your award. Awards will not be shipped or stored.

CEREMONY: A free buffet lunch will be served at the awards ceremony to be held from noon until 4:00 PM at The Ocean Drive Tavern, 40th and Landis Avenue, Sea Isle City

Mail Entries To:       Firefighters' 5K
                              C/o Runaway Athletic Club
                              106 Gravel Hole Road
                              Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 

Phila. F'F'ers may call  the Local #22 Union office at 440-4400 for more information.

Any questions - Please call 609-861-0674

ENTRY BLANK (must be filled out completely!)

NAME (print)_______________________


CITY__________________________ STATE_____  ZIP_____ 


SEX____          AGE____(race day)        SHIRT SIZE(circle one)  M   L   XL  XXL

RACE OPEN 5k___,       Professional Firefighters 5k*___
                                             Fire Company_____    Station (Phila FF teams only______________ 

*  Professional Firefighters are not eligible for the open division awards if they opt to run as Firefighters. Firefighters may run in the open division instead of the Firefighters Division. Philadelphia Firefighters must be pre-registered to be eligible for the team competition and must work for the station for which they run.