Twilight Challenge 5K Race


The Annual Pleasant Valley Twilight Challenge 5K Race has been a staple in Bernards Township for over 30 years. All money raised from the Twilight Challenge 5K race goes towards programs sponsored by the Bernards Township Municipal Alliance & Youth Services Commission. The race is coordinated by members of the Municipal Alliance and REACH students.

The 32nd Annual Pleasant Valley Twilight Challenge will be held on Sunday, June 7th, 2020 at Pleasant Valley Park in Basking Ridge, NJ! We are very excited for this event and hope you'll attend and donate. This event benefits the Bernards Township Municipal Alliance Against Substance Abuse and goes towards substance abuse prevention programs in Bernards Township, NJ. Please join us!

Download the Race Registration Form here

Location: In beautiful Pleasant Valley Park located at 3405 Valley Road in Basking Ridge, NJ. Begins in Parking Lot 2.

General Information: Download, fill out and mail the form on the bottom, download form at

Packet pick up and Same Day Registration will be from 4:00 pm—5:30 pm on Race Day.

Please park in Parking Lot 1 or 3 on Race Day. T-SHIRTS GUARANTEED TO PRE-REGISTERED RUNNERS!

5K Race (Starts at 6 PM): Two cross country loops around the park. Pre-registration $25 (Registered online or received by June 2nd). $30 on Race Day. A combination of road, trail, and grass. Aid stations located at midpoint and finish. Chip timing, a halfway split, finish line clock, race results, and optional text message results provided and posted by Blue Ridge Timing.

1 Mile Health Walk (Starts at 5:30 pm): Registration is $15. Walkers can pre-register or register on race day. The course is a scenic walk through picturesque Pleasant Valley Park! Take an invigorating walk and be back in time to cheer on 5K racers! All Health Walkers receive a t-shirt!

Lollipop Loop (Starts at 6:30 PM) : For kids of all ages - a fun loop over a grassy field. Everyone's a winner!

Awards at 7:00 PM: Prizes will be awarded to top overall male and female and top three runners in each age group in ten-year increments 10 and under to 80 and over. No duplicate awards will be given.


Interested in being a sponsor of the
Twilight Challenge?
Sponsorship amounts are welcome at any amount.
Please click this link to download the sponsorship form.