2021 Spotlight Charity


Thank you to Capone's for the pasta dinner for our runners!

Proceeds fund scholarships for local high school students.

A Special Law Enforcement Scholarship also was awarded in memory of Det. Mark Catalano, #187, Toms River Police Department

2021 - 5k Race
One-Mile Fun Run / Walk and Kiddie Dash


Sunday, December 5, 2021

Kiddie Dash - 2:45 pm

1-Mile Fun Run - 3:00 pm

Jingle Bells 5K run - 3:30 pm

We are back!  The Toms River Police Foundation is proud to present the 2021 Jingle Bells Run in historic downtown Toms River!

The 22nd Annual Jingle Bell Run will be held on Sunday December 5, 2021 along a relatively flat course through downtown Toms River and scenic neighborhoods. Proceeds from the race will help fund scholarships for local high school students as well as a spotlight local organization in need. Bring your friends! Bring your family! Bring on the festivities!  

Thank You!

We had an incredible come back year! Events cannot happen without a strong team working hard to put them together, the continued support of our amazing sponsors, the selfless volunteers who dedicate their time to make sure everything is perfect, and everyone who comes out year after year! To say we feel blessed to have all of the above is an understatement! Thank you to everyone who continues to support this event, and our police foundation!


5K Course


1 mile run

Donovan Catholic.png

Special Thank You To Our Sponsors:

Together Everyone Achieves More


Donovan Catholic Interact


Like us on Facebook!

Presented by Toms River Police Foundation
Race Director: PJ Gambardella
Volunteer Committee: Will Resetar, Ray Beyerle

Registration: Justin Lammer

Awards/Scholarship: Brittany Catalano

Course: Tyler Pinto