Historic Hanger where historic aircraft and interactive displays are showcased in a restored WWII training site...
Naval Air Station Museum, 500 Forrestal Road, Cape May Airport, NJ 08242. >Click for Map<
Wednesday, September 20th, 2023
- 11:30 AM thru 2:00 PM, Free Lunch – Gold Star Family Members only. The Blue Pig Tavern, 200 Congress Place, Cape May. Arrive any time between 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM – your choice from the regular Menu (Alcohol excluded!).
- 2:30 PM onward at The Naval Air Station Aviation Museum, 500 Forrestal Rd, Rio Grande, NJ 08242.
- 4:45 PM – Remembrance Ceremony inside the Museum – USCG Honor Guard, Military Band, Reading of the Names…
- 6:30 PM – Buffet Dinner inside the Museum for Gold Star Families and The Run Team.
Thursday, September 21st, 2023 – Day 1
- 7:00 AM - Assemble - Sunset Beach, 502 Sunset Blvd, Cape May Point, NJ 08212.
- 7:25 AM - Advance Team Start.
- 7:35 AM - Run Team Start.
- Run through Cape May Point, City of Cape May, Lower Township, Wildwood Crest, Wildwood, Stone Harbor/Avalon, Sea Isle City, Ocean City.
- 6:50 PM - Finish of Day 1 - American Legion Post 524, 4508 West Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226.
- 7:00 PM - Run Team & Gold Star Family Dinner - American Legion Post 524, 4508 West Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226.
Friday, September 22nd, 2023 – Day 2
- 7:00 AM - Start of Day 2 - Parking Lot at Point Diner, 8 MacArthur Blvd, Somers Point, NJ 08244.
- Run through Somers Point, Linwood, Pleasantville, Absecon, Galloway, New Gretna, Little Egg Harbor, Tuckerton, Stafford, Manahawkin.
- 3:30 PM - Finish of Day 2 - Manahawkin Elks Lodge, 520 Hilliard Blvd, Manahawkin, NJ 08050.
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023 – Day 3
- 6:45 AM - Start of Day 3 - Manahawkin Elks Lodge #2340, 520 Hilliard Boulevard, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
- Run through Manahawkin, Stafford, Barnegat, Waretown, Forked River, Lacey, Bayville, Lanoka Harbor, Pine Beach, Beachwood, Toms River, Brick.
- 6:35 PM - Finish of Day 3 - American Legion Post 129, 2025 Church Rd, Toms River, NJ.
- 6:35 PM - Run Team & Gold Star Family Dinner - American Legion Post 129, 2025 Church Rd, Toms River, NJ.
Sunday, September 24th, 2023 – Day 4 - National Gold Star Mothers and Families Day...
- 6:30 AM - Start of Day 4 - Brick Elks Lodge #2151, 2491 Hooper Ave, Brick, NJ 08723.
- Run through Brick, Point Pleasant Beach, Brielle, Manasquan, Sea Girt, Spring Lake, Belmar, Avon, Bradley Beach, Asbury Park, Interlaken, Deal, Long Branch, West Long Branch, Oceanport, Little Silver, Shrewsbury, Tinton Falls, Middletown, Lincroft, Holmdel.
- 6:30 PM - Finish of Day 4 & Ceremony - NJ Gold Star Family Monument located on the grounds of the NJ Vietnam Veterans' Memorial at the PNC Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 07733.
Questions? Contact Senior VP Tony Meade at (856) 498-3555 or via email at VP.NJRFTF@gmail.com