DATE: May 18, 2024

The Pennington 5K benefits the HOPEWELL VALLEY YMCA and HOPEWELL VALLEY MUNICIPAL ALLIANCE. Through the works of these two community organizations, we are able to promote community development, youth development and the continued unification of our community.


1 Mile Kids Fun Run (GRADES K-8)  (Begins at 8:30 am)

5K Run/Walk (Begins at 9:15 am )

Race description: USATF certified/sanctioned The event is conducted through the streets of Pennington Borough • The course is walker friendly •  Traffic & safety monitored by Pennington Borough Police, Hopewell Township Police, and First Aid Coverage through mutual aid.

Make sure to hydrate prior to the race! Water Stations will be available throughout the course.

Runners may begin to check-in starting at 8:00 am to receive their bib and t-shirt. Please make sure to have your Bib # information with you that has been emailed to you from SSRTiming.

Runners will receive a t-shirt while supplies last.

Day of registration will be available on site via electronic registration, QR code, and iPad registration stations. If you are registering the day-of, payment will be collected electronically via the onsite electronic registration system. So bring a credit card or your Paypal information in order to complete registration.  Upon completing your registration, you will need to show your receipt with Bib # to be assigned your Bib.

The Pennington 5K will be starting and ending at the Hopewell Valley Food Pantry, located at 425 South Main St. Please consider donating a canned food item to the food pantry to help support families in need.


Awards: 1st place overall female, 1st place overall male, 2nd place overall female, 2nd place overall male, 3rd place overall female, 3rd place overall male

Completion Medals for all participants


Online Registration

5k Race/Walk ($35 pre-registration until May 17)($45 day of registration on May 18)

1 mile kids fun run($20 pre-registration until May 17)($25 day of registration on May 18)


The start and end of the Pennington 5K/1 mile kids fun run will take place at the Hopewell Valley Mobile Food Pantry. With your attendance to the 5k we ask participants to bring a donation to help provide support to the HVMFP and the community at large. Thank you for your support of the 5K and the food pantry.

Sponsorship Information




USATF Certified 5K Map

Kids Race 1 Mile Fun Run Map




Race Results