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Oburg 5K Run. A major race in a miner town.

To Benefit the Ogdensburg First Aid Squad


Saturday, June 17th, 2017, Rain or Shine!

In Ogdensburg, NJ 07439

Same Day Registration: 7:00 AM - 8:45 AM

5K Run/Walk begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 12:00 PM

The Run/Walk is fun for the whole family.

The O’BURG 5K known as the “Major Race in a Miner Town” is the oldest 5K in Sussex County.
The unique new thrill is running through Sterling Hill’s historic Zinc Mine at mile 2.
See the Race Path through the Mine.

7:00 AM   Registration Begins – Held at the Ogdensburg Firehouse.

8:30 AM   Miner's Mile Run/Walk for Kids – Children must be seven years old to participate (one adult incl. free of charge).

9:00 AM   O’BURG 5K Run/Walk Begins – Starts in front of the Elementary School on Main Street, Ogdensburg.

Registration Fees:

Online Registration is $25.00 through June 11th.

*Price increases to $30.00 as of June 12th*

**Online registration closes at noon on June 17th**

Students 18 years or younger $20.00 through race day

Miner's Mile Run/Walk for Kids is only $5 on race day.

Run/Walk Registration includes goodie bag, O’BURG 5K T-shirt and
a cool Sterling Hill Mining Museum mineral while supplies last.

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Printable Brochure with Application

Printable Course Map

Printable Race Sponsorship Opportunities

Printable Press Release

Participant Applications and Sponsorship forms can be mailed to
Andy Ball at P.O. Box 863 • Sparta NJ 07871

Checks are made payable to OFAS

For further questions, please email
or call Andy Ball at 973-222-8748


Runners, walkers, strollers are welcome.

Participants can enjoy FREE admission to the Sterling Hill Mining Museum
with proof of Race/Walk bib number from race day.

Pack of runners

Ogdensburg First Aid Squad

The Ogdensburg First Aid Squad has been serving the community for almost 50 years. The OFAS also supports with mutual aid to Sparta Township and Franklin Borough. The squad supports many community activities beginning with the Chilly Chilly Run on New Year’s Day, Easter Egg Hunt, Memorial Day and Halloween parade and the Santa’s holiday ride through the borough.


Event sponsored by   Thorlabs

Bathing Beauties       Calley Jewelers       Danforth's Lake Mohawk Marina       Culligan     

Eastern Propane       Van Cleef      Sterling Hill Mining Museum       

  iHeart Radio    102.3 WSUS     Max 106.3   103.7 WNNJ


Become a Corporate Sponsor and Support the Sterling Hill Mining Museum.


Sterling Hill Mining Museum: Map of O’burg 5K Run/Walk at mile 2 through the Mine

5K Course Map

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