Running Clubs

If you want to find others to run with for that extra motivation, or you love going to races and want to find a group to get together with, and run for a team, find a running club near you using the links below.

Please submit running club information if you find there are clubs I have not included, or if you are aware of any changes to the information below, to runninginnj@gmail.com

Central Jersey
North Jersey
South Jersey


 

Central Jersey

Middlesex County
Monmouth County
Mercer County
Somerset County
Hunterdon County
Union County
Ocean County



Middlesex County

 

Garden State Track Club

From website: Garden State Track Club is a non-profit organization that aims to serve all levels of runners in New Jersey. Our goal is to provide direction for competitive runners of all levels, and to foster the future of New Jersey running by providing support to underprivileged young runners throughout the state. To these ends, we will develop structured training and meaningful race schedules for our members in all running venues: roads, cross-country, and track. Our fundraising efforts will enable us to provide guidance, equipment, and financial assistance to young runners in need.
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Raritan Valley Road Runners – RVRR

From website: Looking for a Central New Jersey Running club, then Raritan Valley Road Runners might be for you! With runs from the Highland Park and Piscataway area, we attract runners from all over Central New Jersey like from New Brunswick, Edison, Somerset, and more! Though we are involved in many races and events, we are not only a group of racers. We strive to promote the sport of running and its healthy lifestyle. We also have fun at parties and other social events.
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Monmouth County

 

Jersey Shore Running Club

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New Jersey Road Running Club

From website: Founded in 1999; The New Jersey Road Runners Club (NJRRC) supports running throughout New Jersey. It is committed to promoting a healthy lifestyle through running and walking.

 

Shore Athletic Club

From website: THE SHORE ATHLETIC CLUB is one of New Jersey’s, and America’s most diverse and inclusive organizations dedicated to all the specialties within the great sport of track and field. The Shore AC is truly a club for all athletes and all seasons. We field “varsity” and local men’s and women’s teams competing in every event within the sport, and on every level, youth to juniors to open to Sub-Masters and Masters.

 

Freehold Area Running Club

From website: FARC has promoted running and race walking in central Jersey since January, 1983. We put on about 25 running events a year, plus maintain an active club that includes weekly group runs (Sundays), periodic meetings with guest speakers, newsletters and social events (baseball games, picnic, annual party). We are also big on kids races, plus award anywhere from 2 to 4 college scholarships each year, depending upon applicants. Many of our races are charity events, which typically donate over $25,000 each year to local charities. FARC itself is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization. We currently have over 400 memberships. Our members range from some serious competitors to the ‘just stay in shape’ runners, which includes most of us.

 

Wickatunk Track Club

From website: In short, we are an obscure suburban running group in Eastern, Central New Jersey. This group has little to do with track and more to do with the great friends you can meet up to run with. Our goal is simple: meet like-minded people, enjoy the camaraderie that comes with running and have fun.
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Mercer County

 

Mercer-Bucks Running Club

From website: Mercer Bucks Running Club is part of the vibrant running community on the East Coast of the USA. We have 120 active members from both sides of the Delaware. We have members at all levels and all ages.
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Princeton Athletic Club

From website: The Princeton Athletic Club is a local running club for the Princeton community. In addition to organizing group runs, the club hosts several running events every year. All are welcome. Some of us have been running for longer than others of us have been on the planet, and some of us began running just last year. We are fast, we are slow, we are all paces. Together, we are a community of runners within the Princeton community.
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Somerset County

 

Amazing Feet Running Club

From website: The club has about 100 members that are pretty evenly split between men and woman. Almost all of the members reside in the Morris, Somerset and Union County area. Members range in age from the 20’s with a fairly large contingent of masters runners (over 40).

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Hunterdon County

 

Hill Runners of Hunterdon

From website: The Hill Runners of Hunterdon running club has been in existence since 1999, and membership is open to all. There are approximately 90 active members of varying ages and abilities, with a good balance between male and female members. Weekend club runs are organized for both Saturday and Sunday mornings year-round, and generally are in the Annandale, Readington, and Clinton areas of the county. There’s usually a pace and distance to suit all from the recreational jogger to competitive runners training for marathons.
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Union County

 

Central Jersey Road Running Club<

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See also: Amazing Feet Running Club

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Ocean County

 

Ocean Running Club

From website: Our members, about 350 of them, range in age from 8 to 80. We sponsor a variety of events throughout the year, and the common thread through all of our events is FUN! We like to run hard, we like to compete, but above all else, we like to have fun together!
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North Jersey

Bergen County
Essex County
Hudson County
Morris County
Passaic County
Sussex County
Warren County



Bergen County

 

North Jersey Masters Track and Field Club

From website: In 1976 Fred & Toshi D’Elia and a handful of friends founded the North Jersey Masters (NJM) as a running club that would be “dedicated to the improvement of the individual road and track runner by providing professional coaching within a supportive club environment …By running in groups with others of similar speed and by learning training techniques through shared experiences, members dramatically improve and reach their potential. We race ourselves, other members, other teams, or just run for pleasure.”
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Essex County

 

Essex Running Club

From website: The Essex Running Club, founded in 1983 prides itself on being Northern New Jersey’s Friendliest Running Club. We welcome runners of all ages and abilities. We organize group runs every Sunday. In addition to offering many running related activities, we also enjoy non-running activities, such as bus trips, skiing and wine tasting parties.
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Hudson County

 

Hoboken Harriers Running Club

From website: The Hoboken Harriers Running Club, founded in 1988, is a diverse group of runners and joggers from Hoboken, New Jersey, and surrounding Hudson County. The Club, known as the HOHAs, provides runners with camaraderie and support as well as a social component through sponsoring various social and charitable events annually.

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Hoboken Elysianettes Running Society (women’s running club)

From website: The Hoboken Elysianettes Running Society’s (HERS) mission is to create a welcoming and supportive environment for women who are already runners or want to become runners. Beginners are encouraged to join as we’ll emphasize training, development and participating in local races. Experienced runners looking for challenges in pace and distance will find that as well.

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Morris County

 

Morris County Striders

From website: The Morris County Striders running club (USATF-NJ club #227) is located in Morris County, New Jersey. We welcome runners of all abilities. Some members run competitively in races from 400m to Marathons, while others just love to run without racing.

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Do Run Runners

From website: The Do Run Runners is a group of adult athletes from New Jersey who love to run and race. Here is what we also believe: The cost to join our club is FREE. Our group runs are open to all including athletes from other running clubs.

On Facebook

 

Garmin Runners

From website: Garmin Runner’s was established in 2012. We are USATF-NJ team partly sponsored by Garmin and Brooks. Membership is open to all interested.

 

Highlands Hashers

From website: Better living through running, beer, and good cheer.

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Rose City Runners Club

From website: Our club of 150 members is based in Madison, NJ. and has both male and female and young and old members. We boast of some of Northern New Jersey’s elite male and female runners but are also proud that many of our members started their running activity with us. Our skills range from sub 5 minutes per mile to 12 minutes per mile runners. We are known as the runners who like to party although one of our friendly rival clubs claim we are partyers who like to run.

On Facebook

See also: Amazing Feet Running Club

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Passaic County

 

Clifton Road Runners

From website: The Friendiest Running Club In New Jersey! Clifton Roadrunners is a very diverse group. With members from 30+ countries, Passaic, Bergen, Essex, Somerset counties. From recreational runners, to very competitive athletes, up to National Champions

 

Passaic County Runners’ Club

From website: The PCRC is a non-profit public benefit corporation which leverages the running fabric to develop a social outlet in which to impact not just the contributing individual but his/her community by knitting together those special events in each of our lives that bring us together. The PCRC is available to sports enthusiasts of all levels.
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Sussex County

 

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Warren County

 

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South Jersey

Atlantic County
Burlington County
Camden County
Cape May County
Cumberland County
Gloucester County
Salem County



Atlantic County

 

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Burlington County

 

Medford Milers

From website: THE MEDFORD MILERS ARE A FUN & SPIRITED RUNNING

GROUP LOCATED IN MEDFORD, NEW JERSEY – Our club attracts runners of all abilities and fitness goals ranging from the recreational jogger to the highly competitive road racer. We are a very social club and supportive of all our member’s running goals. Most importantly, we have a good time running!

 

Pineland Striders

From website: The Pineland Striders is a running club serving primarily the Burlington and Camden County areas, with the majority of members coming from the Medford, Mt. Laurel, Marlton and surrounding communities. Our purpose is to provide an organization where runners can meet with other runners of all abilities to train, exchange information, provide support and develop fellowship and camaraderie.

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See also: South Jersey Athletic Club

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Camden County

 

South Jersey Athletic Club

From website: The SJAC is a running club that has existed in South Jersey since 1979. Our membership isn’t limited geographically but consists mainly of residents of Camden, Burlington and Gloucester counties, and a few from more outlying areas of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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See also: Pineland Striders

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Cape May County

 

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Cumberland County

 

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Gloucester County

 

Road Runners Club of Woodbury

From website: We are the Woodbury, NJ Chapter of the Road Runners Club of America. RRCA is the Nation’s largest running group with more than 200,000 members. Our club supports running events for all ages, development of pedestrian trails through the City and Woodbury’s proud tradition of Road Running and Track & Field.

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See also: South Jersey Athletic Club

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Salem County

 

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