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Rutgers Big Chill 5K 2023

Virtual Event

Sat 9th December 2023

2 races

Organiser's Description

The Rutgers Big Chill 5k is a charitable event that has served the Rutgers University-New Brunswick, NJ community since 2003. Similarly to last year, we will offer both an in-person and virtual race. Our in-person race will occur on December 9 at 10 am with runner check-in taking place on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.  The Rutgers Big Chill has been a staple within the Rutgers University-New Brunswick Community for over 20 years and is enjoyed by thousands of runners yearly. We aim to continue the Big Chill tradition while giving back to the community and keeping participants active and motivated.
In-Person Race
December 9, 2023 | College Avenue Gym | 10am start | Rain or Shine
$25 In-Person race fee at registration a toy for children valued at $10 or more
to be brought to Runner Check-In on Friday afternoon or Saturday morning. No cash donations for the toy will be accepted.
Participants will receive the traditional long-sleeved Big Chill t-shirt during runner check-in.
We limit the in-person event to 3,000 runners and will only accept pre-registered participants.
Runner Check-in will take place on Friday, December 8 from 3-6 p.m. and Saturday, December 9, from 8-9:45 am at the College Ave Gym, 130 College Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 
Virtual Race
Location of your choice | Complete Virtual Race from Dec 4 - Dec. 11, 2023
$25 virtual race fee includes The Big Chill long sleeve t-shirt (mailed to your home).
Virtual participants can run or walk a 5K at a location of their choice and submit their 5k times anytime from Monday, December 4th– Monday, December 11th.
DONATIONS
Year to date we have donated over $30,000 to our local charities and over 50,00 toys to the local community.
Proceeds from the donation page for this years race will benefit the No Hungry Knights Scholarship Fund which helps supports Rutgers students with food insecurities.
Toy donations will benefit children in the New Brunswick community through Rutgers Winter Wishes, the New Brunswick Fire Department and RWJBarnabas Health.
 

Races

  • Rutgers Big Chill 5K

    Sat 9th December 2023

    CLOSED
  • Rutgers Virtual Big Chill 5K

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  • Rutgers Big Chill 5K

    Sat 9th December 2023

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  • Rutgers Virtual Big Chill 5K

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