Watchung - January 7, 2017


ARQ NJ Trail Series (who puts on these runs) will be partnering with a Jersey Battered Women's Service. If we all do our part we can make a generous donation.  Thank you.

The next Watchung Run will take place on Saturday January 7, 2017 for the 9th annual Winter Ultra.

We will sell out at 200 runners. 

Join us on January 7, 2017 for a run through beautiful Watchung Reservation in north-central NJ.  These low-key, minimal-support, informal trail runs will  provide an excellent opportunity to test
your mid-winter training.
  • Four options: 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon or 50K. measurements are approximate.
  • ALL distances follow the same course - PINK Trail a 6+ mile loop also some of the White Sierra Trail because of washout(+/- a few ft.your gps may vary) also called the History Trail
  • Copy of course on
  • 10K will do 1 loop
  • Half Marathoners will do 2 loops
  • Marathoners will do 4 loops
  • 50K runners will complete 5 Loops of the Pink Trail
  • Single-wide and double wide trail over rolling wooded terrain.
When: 8:00 am on January 7, 2017.
Where:  Start  and Finish at the Loop by the Playground.  map of the start location   we are in the parking lot behind and around bathrooms

Entry fee:  $25 minimum donation - NJ Trail Series will pay for all permits, insurance, aid station food (minimal-support), etc.  The cost of $25 per runner is being used as a donation.


Online Registration closes the Wednesday before the race. You will be able to register the day of the race (cash) unless we are sold out.

Limit: Parking spots. parking will be along W R Tracy Drive around the Loop.  You will not pass your car while running.  You will be allowed to go to your car or bring out a cooler to place near the race course.

Please consider trying to bring A DONATION or a volunteer to help out.

Other Ways You Can Help JBWS

Use and identify JBWS as your charity. Shop online with your favorite merchant. When you check out, a percentage of your purchases will be donated to JBWS.

Use as your search engine and identify JBWS as your favorite charity. Every click will generate a penny to JBWS.

Order flowers and gift baskets from and JBWS will receive 20% of your purchase amount.

Having a special occasion and would like to direct your guests to make a donation to your favorite charity? Try

To volunteer you can also send an email to NJ Trail Series.  Hours volunteered can be used in your service requirement for other ultras.

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