Press Release

For Immediate Release
Jun 13, 2013
Contact : Robert Cavanaugh, Manager of Public Affairs for Meridian Health  
(732) 751-3451

Community Day and 5k Race Slated for June 29 at Bayshore Community Hospital

$3,000 in prize money for 5k run and fun and healthy activities for all   

Holmdel, NJ - Bayshore Community Hospital will hold its second annual Community Day and 5k Run/Walk Saturday, June 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The event kicks off with a timed 5k run/walk starting at Bayshore, located at 727 North Beers Street in Holmdel. This is the second of three races in the 2013 Meridian Heart and Sole Cup, with $3,000 in prize money being awarded to the top three overall male and female finishers, as well as the top three male and female finishers by age group.

Registration and check-in for the 5k Run/Walk begins at 7:30 a.m., and the cost is $25. Early registration (before June 20th) costs $20.

To register online or print a registration form, visit The first 200 registrants will receive a free t-shirt.

Additionally, there will be free kids races at 10 a.m. for children ages 3 to 12. Registration will be available on the day of the event or online, and all participants of the kids races will receive medals.

After the races, join us at Bayshore for awards, light refreshments, a health fair and a LIVE performance by Melissa Chill and Miss Melissa’s Aardvarks. Chill is a singer-songwriter who has been teaching music in Monmouth County for nearly 15 years, and her band Music for Aardvarks and Other Mammals has been featured on "Jack’s Big Music Show" on Nickelodeon's Noggin Network.

For more information on the 5K race or Community Day, visit