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Seaside Semper Five 5K

Saturday September 14, 2024
9:00 AM 1Mile Fun Run
9:30 AM Five K Run/Walk
$60 Entry fee includes
classic long sleeve 1/4 zip shirt
$5 additional if you sign up after Sept. 9th


The Beachcomber Restaurant and Bar
100 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ

Seaside Heights, NJ, known for its spectacular beach and iconic boardwalk, is full of life with various amusements, restaurants, and shops. The Beachcomber serves as the focal point for the Seaside Semper Five event, blending coastal charm with a vibrant boardwalk vibe.

SUPPORTING THE Marine Raider FOundation

The Marine Raider Foundation provides
support to Marine Raiders, the United States Marine Corps Elite Unit of Special
Operation Forces.

About the Seaside Semper Five 5k

Experience the thrill of one of New Jersey’s most spectacular annual traditions, the Seaside Semper Five Marine Corps Charity 5K Run/Walk. Set against the picturesque Seaside Heights boardwalk, this race is more than just a competition; it’s a lively festival of resilience, patriotism, and community. This September, lace up your running shoes for a race that features a breathtaking certified course along the famous New Jersey boardwalk and energizes both runners and spectators with its spectacular ocean views. Feel the energy as thousands, adorned in patriotic regalia and military uniforms, unite to pay tribute to our fallen heroes. The Seaside Heights boardwalk bursts into life with enticing food, exciting games, and vibrant entertainment, crafting the perfect outing for friends and family.

2024 Race Shirt

The custom-designed 2024 Antigua brand Seaside Semper Five Race shirt, featuring the iconic Semper Five V logo prominently on the back which stands as a beacon of triumph, instilling participants with a sense of pride in their remarkable journey and the enduring bond they share with fellow racers and Marines, past and present. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this shirt a vibrant green symbolizes not only endurance but also patriotism. Positioned on the right arm, the Marine Raider Foundation logo pays homage to the event’s unwavering dedication to supporting military veterans and their families. Together, these elements embody the ethos of the Seaside Semper Five Race, celebrating resilience, unity, and the enduring spirit of service to the nation.


Shop Seaside Semper Five merchandise and relive the memories with race shirts, hats, and exclusive gear from past events. Whether you missed out last year or want to complete your collection, our shop offers high-quality items capturing the spirit of the Seaside Semper Five Marine Corps Charity 5K Run/Walk. Don’t miss the chance to own a piece of history and proudly support this iconic event. A portion of each purchase benefits the Marine Raider Foundation

Hear From Our Supporters

“The Seaside Semper Five is more than just a race; it’s a vibrant celebration that brings together our community and visitors in support of a noble cause. It highlights the best of Seaside Heights—the spectacular beach, our famous Boardwalk, and the heart of our town, all while honoring our brave service members.”

– Tony Vaz, Mayor of Seaside Heights

“The Seaside Semper Five exemplifies New Jersey’s unwavering support for our military personnel. This event is a powerful demonstration of our state’s values of service, community, and resilience. It’s inspiring to see New Jerseyans and visitors from around the globe gather here to support such an important cause.”

– Phil Murphy, NJ Governor

“The support shown by the Seaside Semper Five race each year is incredible. It not only raises critical funds for our foundation but also raises awareness of the sacrifices made by Marines and their families. We are deeply grateful for this enduring partnership that highlights the impact of community support on our military families.”

– Sarah Christian, Marine Raider Foundation, Director of Operations