Pope John Lions Rugged Run POSTPONED

The 2020 Pope John Lions Rugged Run has been postponed. Please watch for announcement of new date while you stay healthy and keep training!

Join the fun in our inaugural Pope John Lions Rugged Run!

Run, walk, crawl or jog through our 1.25-mile obstacle course run open to the public, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 4, 2020, at Pope John XXIII Regional High School, 28 Andover Road, Sparta, New Jersey.

Individuals 10 years old and above of all fitness levels may register to tackle the 1.25-mile course, which covers the fields, paths, trails and track of the Catholic Academy campus. Runners will negotiate obstacles, exercise stations and muddy patches along the fun and challenging route. A post-race celebration follows with music, food and beverages, vendors, and awarding of medals.

Runner registration and sponsorship website links are available at PopeJohn.org. Runner entry fee is $25. which includes a race t-shirt and tote bag. Award categories are as follows: 

  • Individuals (top two males and top two females in each age group receive medals):

    • Middle School: 10-13 years (Modified course available)

    • High School: 14-18 years

    • Young adult: 19-30 years

    • Mid-adult: 31-50 years

    • Older adult: 51+ years

  • Teams of up to eight runners (top two teams in each age group receive medals):

    • High School: 14-18 years

    • Adults: 19-50 years

  • Team Spirit (One top team judged on attitude, costumes/attire, and team name)

Rugged Run sponsors thus far include: Venable LLP, Sparta Discount Tire Center, Sparwick Contracting Inc., Sparta Police Department, Sparta Ambulance and Culligan Water. Local businesses are encouraged to explore the wide range of Pope John Lions Rugged Run sponsorships available.  

Questions regarding sponsorship or runner registration should be directed to Dana Nolan at danolan23@gmail.com or 973-271-4796, or Ralph Dengler at radengler@venable.com or 917-846-2327.

Contact Information
  1. Ralph Dengler
  2. 917-846-2327
  3. radengler@venable.com
Sat, April 04
8:30 am — 12:30 pm
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The 2020 Pope John Lions Rugged Run has been postponed. Please watch for announcement of new date while you stay healthy and keep training!

Join the fun in our inaugural Pope John Lions Rugged Run!

Run, walk, crawl or jog through our 1.25-mile obstacle course run open to the public, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 4, 2020, at Pope John XXIII Regional High School, 28 Andover ...

28 Andover Road Sparta, NJ 07871

Pope John XXIII Regional High School

28 Andover Road
Sparta, NJ 07871

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