Event Details

The 8th annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Run Back to School will take place on Monday, September 4th, 2017.  The event will be held in the school parking lot at St. Charles Borromeo School – 2500 Branch Pike, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077, rain or shine.  A parking map is available at http://RunBackToSchool.com/parking-map.pdf

A single page overview of the event can be found at http://RunBackToSchool.com/5k-flyer.pdf

From tots to masters, from first-timers to veterans, from serious to recreational runners, this family-friendly yet competitive event has a race for every age and ability.  All are invited to participate!


  • 7:30 – 8:45AM: Race-Day Registration and Packet Pickup
  • 9:15AM: 5K Run / Walk
  • 10:00AM: Tots Dash *
  • 10:15AM: 1 Mile Fun Run / Walk
  • 10:45AM: Post-Race Awards Ceremony

* The Tots Dash, intended for those up to and including age 5, is an informal race of a short distance (roughly 200m) that takes place entirely within the parking lot of the St. Charles Borromeo School.

Register by September 1st. Online registration extended to September 2nd at 5:00pm.

  • 5K Run / Walk: $20
  • 1 Mile Fun Run / Walk: $15
  • Tots Dash: $10

T-shirt included and guaranteed for each pre-registered participant and while supplies last for race-day registrants (additional T-shirts also available for purchase from online store on race website).  Race day registration also available (fees will be $5 additional on race day).

Compete as a youth or high school team or have a friendly competition among family and friends.  Awards to top teams.  Online pre-registration required (entries close September 1st).  Check out the Team Competition page for more details.


  • Music, food, and family entertainment, including fun activities for the kids
  • Free 5K training starting in July (check out the Training page for more details)
  • Recognition for first time 5Kers
  • Family & friends discount when registering 3+ participants online ($2 per participant)
  • USATF member discount ($2 for 5K when registering online)
  • Complimentary elite entry for athletes meeting qualifying times (Male – sub 16:30; Female – sub 19:00; check out the Elite Entry page for how to apply)
  • Bib number raffle: Everyone has a chance to win


5K Run / Walk Individual Awards

  • Cash to Top 3 Overall (Male and Female) plus free entry into 2018 race: $150 for first place, $100 for second place, and $50 for third place*
  • $50 Cash Bonus to Overall Male and Female winners for breaking course record (Male: 14:53; Female: 17:12)*
  • Awards to Top 3 (Male and Female) in following Age Groups: 10 and under, 11 to 14, 15 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, 60 to 69, 70 and over*

*Overall winners by gun time…all others by chip time

5K Run / Walk Team Awards

  • Awards to Top team in each of the following categories: Youth, High School Boys and Girls, Family & Friends (top 3)

1 Mile Fun Run / Walk

  • Awards to Top 3 Overall (Male and Female 14 and under)
  • Awards to Top 3 (Male and Female) in following Age Groups: 6 and under, 7 to 10, 11 to 14

Awards to All Kids 14 and Under participating in any of the races


  • USATF-certified 5K course (Certification Code: NJ14002WB)
  • Professional chip timing at start and finish
  • Results posted on runsignup.com

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Run Back to School is hosted by the St. Charles PTA and proceeds directly benefit St. Charles Borromeo School.  Please contact Angie or Rich Wojnar at (215) 756-2504 or awojnar@comcast.net if you have any questions.



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