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“Trail of Two Cities” Race Set For This Weekend

“Trail of Two Cities” Race Set For This Weekend


The Trail of Two Cities 5-kilometer run/walk will be held for the 28th time on Saturday, Oct. 28.

The popular 3.1-mile race offers spectacular views over the length of a point-to-point course from Ocean City to Somers Point. The route travels the length of the Route 52 Causeway in the lanes usually reserved for cars.

Buses will be available at the finish line in Somers Point to transport runners to the start in Ocean City before the race and to transport runners back to Ocean City from Somers Point after the race.

Registration is open now. A discounted pre-registration fee of $25 will be available through 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25.

The race will include awards for costumed runners. Online registration and further information are available at

Stockton Students Create New Fitness Program for Kids 

Richard Stockton University students created and will help lead a new fitness class for children ages 6 to 10.

“Let’s Move – Splash & Dash” will include four Fridays of classes at the Ocean City Aquatic and Fitness Center (1735 Simpson Avenue) starting on Friday, Oct. 27. The weekly classes will be 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 27, Nov. 3, Nov. 10 and Nov. 17.

The sessions will include 45 minutes of pool swim (3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.) and 45 minutes of fitness fun (4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.).

Participants can come to any number of the four classes. Registration fee ($20 for Aquatic & Fitness Center members and $25 for non-members) pays for all four classes. Bring a bathing suit, towel, comfortable fitness clothes and sneakers.

Advance registration is required and open now at (under “Fitness Center” programs – “AFC Stockton Splash & Fitness”).