2024 Murray Lender 5K Bagel Run 

Sunday, September 15, 2024


We, at the JCC, are excited to announce the 13th Murray Lender 5K Bagel Run, sponsored by Green & Sklarz, will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2024. The JCC is offering FREE babysitting services during all races.


5K USA Track & Field Certified 5K course winding through the beautiful residential neighborhoods of Woodbridge.

Starting line: 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge - JCC Campus near JCC Day Camps' entrance. 

Want to take part in the day's festivities, but don't want to commit to a 5K?


Try our two-mile Family Fitness Walk or come early for the Kids Costume Race. Groups are encouraged to participate in all three events. Free race event t-shirts are provided to all pre-registered participants of both the 5K and Family Fit Walk. 

Race Schedule

7:30am : Registration Open (on Terrace located in back of JCC building)
8:45am: Kids Costume Race 
9:15am: Registration Close
9:30am: Race Start 
9:40am: Family Dance Party
9:45am: Family Fun Events
10:00am: Bagel Breakfast
10:30am: Awards 


Our Post-Race Block Party will feature:

  • DJ by Liverpool Productions 

  • Prizes for top three men and women overall and in each age group

  • Bagel medals for all participants

  • Bagels and cream cheese from Katz's Deli

  • Delicious kosher and non-kosher goodies

  • Costumes encouraged

  • Join PJ Library for a Story Walk

  • Kids bounce house

  • Dogs allowed!


In keeping with current CDC Guidelines and guidance from the State of CT, masks will be optional for all attendees, regardless of age. This policy is subject to change based on evolving health guidance from local government and/or public health experts. Please review our current mask policy here


Guaranteed Fun For All Ages!


Treat Yourself to Bagels, Bagels & More Bagels


Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors!




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