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A race to keep our ocean wild & pollution free

A race to keep our oceans
wild and pollution free.


Join us for a scenic race at one of the Jersey Shore's most historic locations


Run The Hook is a 5K/10K race at Sandy Hook National Park, NJ in support of local charity Clean Ocean Action. A portion of proceeds from the race go directly to the charity so they can continue to work to improve the quality of our local bodies of water. The race is fittingly situated on a less than 1 mile wide peninsula surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and Sandy Hook Bay giving runners an opportunity to run in a truly unique and natural setting. Registration will sell out in advance. Sign up today!


Guardian Park
Sandy Hook, NJ

Sunday, May 13, 2018


In Support of

Clean Ocean Action

Clean Ocean Action is a leading national and regional voice working to protect waterways using science, law, research, education, and citizen action.

Our successful campaigns:

  • Improve programs and laws that protect public health at swimming beaches.
  • Reduce plastics and litter that pollute waterways, spoil beautiful beaches, and harm or kill marine life including turtles, whales, seals, birds, and fish.
  • Protect coasts from oil and gas drilling in the ocean, including Maine to Florida.
  • Establish the nation’s first Clean Ocean Zone to start a national chain reaction for all coasts.
  • Reduce toxins in waterways to ensure fish and shellfish are free of pollution and safe to eat.
  • Educate and motivate citizens from the small to the tall.

Clean Ocean Action (COA) is a broad-based coalition of 125 active boating, business, community, conservation, diving, environmental, fishing, religious, service, student, surfing, and women’s groups.  These “Ocean Wavemakers” work to clean up and protect the waters of the New York Bight.  The groups came together in 1984 to investigate sources, effects, and solutions of ocean pollution.  What follows is a description of the network.



Last Year By The Numbers

1500 runners

901 ran the 5K

599 ran the 10K

6507 total miles


Help keep our oceans wild and pollution free. Register now.