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New Jersey Brain Tumor Walk

The New Jersey Brain Tumor community will come together on May 11, 2024 for a 5K Walk/Run to raise awareness and funds to support the needs of brain tumor patients and their families. The New Jersey Brain Tumor Walk is a family-friendly event for all ages! Join us for a morning of celebration, remembrance and hope. Your community is here. Let’s discover a cure, together.

Registration Options

Registration fees will increase slightly in the 30 days leading up the event and again on event week.

Youth registration options are 12 and under. In-person participation options include an event t-shirt if you register prior to April 11, 2024. Event t-shirts are not guaranteed to late registrants. Registration fees will increase 30 days prior to event day, and again on event week.

  • Walker – $25
  • Youth Walker (12 and under) – $10
  • Volunteer – FREE

New in 2024

Virtual Participant – FREE registration for those who are unable to attend the event in person. Event t-shirts will be mailed to all virtual participants who raise $75 or more by April 11, 2024. T-shirts will arrive to you by event day. Virtual participants who register after April 11, 2024, will not qualify for an event t-shirt.

Event Schedule

7:30 am – Check-in/t-shirt pick-up
8:30 am – Remembrance Ceremony on beach
9:00 am – Opening Ceremony Program at Bradley Park
9:30 am – Walk Start

Wheelchairs, strollers, and leashed pets are all welcome. For the little ones, stop by our Kids Tent for fun activities. Light refreshments and water will be available for all participants, but you are welcome to bring your own as well.


On-street parking is available all around the park and throughout Asbury Park. There are also parking lots and a parking garage. You can view parking maps and rates on the City of Asbury Park’s website

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Fundraising Resources & Help Desk:

National Brain Tumor Society wants to make sure you are successful in your fundraising efforts. Equip yourself with these curated fundraising resources to maximize your impact.

Team and Individual Fundraising Incentives

Individual Fundraising Prizes:

Coming soon!

Team Fundraising Prize:

  • Teams that raise $500 before Friday, April 26 will receive a personalized “In Honor” or “In Memory” Mission Sign, featuring the name and photo of your loved one. Signs will be displayed on the course at the event. If your team has raised $500 or more and you have not submitted your information, the deadline to send the photo is Friday, April 26 by 3pm.
  • Teams that raise $10,000 before Friday, May 3 will receive a Team Tent on event day.

Highest Earning Teams
Rank Team Name Amount Earned
1 Team Joanie $2,034.05
2 Gray Matters $367.10
3 Team NBTS for New Jersey $284.56
4 Team No Gremlin $250.00
5 Team Tobey $55.00
6 American Flyers $50.00
7 The Parker Family $35.00
8 Love Matters $25.00
9 Team Cronin $25.00
Highest Earning Participants
Rank Participant Name Amount Earned
1 Michelle Martucci $367.10
2 Renee Bersani $284.56
3 Jamey Weber $225.00
4 Team Joanie $126.50
5 Cynthia Green $75.00
6 Glen Schanen $25.00
7 Russell Parker $25.00
8 James Nalepa $25.00
9 Laura Nalepa $25.00
10 Caitlin Cronin $25.00

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Event Sponsorship

As an event sponsor, your organization will connect with the brain tumor community on a platform that will enable meaningful and enduring impact for both your brand and our mission. Sponsorship will allow your organization to make a difference in the lives of millions.

For more information, please contact: or 617.863.8345.

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For more information about the New Jersey Brain Tumor Walk, please contact your Regional Director, Renee Bersani at or 617-863-8345.

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