Municipal Consent Special Events Calendar

Updated: 8/16/18

This information was taken from the Township Committee Agenda's  "Consent Calendar".  Please view the "Consent Calendar" portion of individual agendas for updated information.

Will be updated periodically.  

8/25/18:  Food Truck and Family Fun Fest at Ginty Field, on Saturday, August 25, 2018 with a rain date of  Sunday, August 26, 2018 from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

9/16/18:  12th annual New Jersey Miles for Melanoma to conduct a 5K course on September 16, 2018, beginning at Ginty Field and requiring the partial closure of roads including: Dwyer Lane, Fanok Road, Woodland Avenue, Kitchell Road, Spring Valley Road.  

10/7/18:Granted the Seeing Eye, Inc., 10 Washington Valley Road to hold the Seeing Eye sixth annual Doggy Dash & 5K on Sunday, October 7, 2018 from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.. The event will be a fundraising walk for humans and canines and a 5K run to celebrate Blindness Awareness Month. The mission of The Seeing Eye is to provide seeing Eye dogs to people who are blind and visually impaired. The roads that will be used in the Township of Morris are: portions of James Street, Applewood Lane, Cottonwood Road, and Bell Drive 

10/13/18:Granted consent to Hillside Hose Company of the Morris Township Fire Department, for the 4th Annual Oktoberfest at Hayward Park, to be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018, 2:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., with authorization to serve beer at the event (a NJ ABC “Special Events Liquor License” has been applied for). The focus of the event is to foster volunteerism and recruiting in a fun, fall atmosphere.

10/21/18:   Halloween Half Marathon and relay that will take place on October 21, 2018, at 12:30 P.M. (rain date: Sunday October 28, 2018). The course for the race includes portions of  Armstrong Road, James St., Southgate Parkway, Fanok Road, Woodland Avenue

11/22/18: Granted municipal consent to the Interfaith Food Pantry to conduct the  Annual 5K and 1 mile walk Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Charitable Fundraiser on November 22, 2018 (rain or shine) at 8:30 A.M. at the Ginty Field Complex at Woodland Avenue and Dwyer Lane. 

12/2/18:Granted consent to Superhero Events, LLC, 2 Glenwood Road, Morristown, NJ, for their “Super Santa 10 Miler”,to be held on Sunday, December 2, 2018 (rain date December 9, 2018) 95% of this 5K race will be in Madison and Harding Township.  This race is to raise funds for the Madison PBA and Mallory’s Army Foundation 

2/10/19: Granted municipal consent to hold the Pre Game 4 Miler. Organizers: Chris Russo and Heather McDermott - Superhero Events, LLC - Superhero Half Marathon and Relay Date: Sunday February 2, 2019 (rain date February 10, 2019, time:11:00 A.M. Parking areas: Staging area will be the Verizon Parking Lot. Township Roads: Mt. Kemble Avenue, Spring Brook Road, Armstrong Road and James St..Expected number of participants: 1,000. Police: Morris Township and Morristown Police Departments will be used as needed. Charity group: Morristown Community Soup Kitchen Charity.   Sponsors: Jackrabbit of Morristown, Ogletree Deakins Law Fire, James O’Rourke Physical therapy, and Normandy Real Estate.

3/16/19:Granted municipal consent to hold the St. Paddy’s Day 5K. Organizers: Chris Russo and Heather McDermott - Superhero Events, LLC – Saturday, March 16, 2019 (rain date March 23, 2019, time:10:00 A.M. Parking areas: Ginty Pool, Loantaka park, Township Municipal Parking Lots, South St. Office Building lots. Staging area will be the Ginty Field. Township Roads: Dwyer Lane, Fanok Rd., Kitchell Road, Spring Valley Road Expected number of participants: 700. Police: Morris Township  Police Department for traffic control.  Charity group: Police Unity Tour, Morristown High School Track and Field Association.

5/19/19:Granted municipal consent to hold the 9th Annual Superhero Half Marathon and Relay Race. Organizers: Chris Russo and Heather McDermott - Superhero Events, LLC - Superhero Half Marathon and Relay Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019(rain date: May 26, 2019) Time: 8:30 A.M. Parking areas: Ginty Pool, Municipal Parking Lots, and Woodland Avenue School. Staging/start/registration area: Ginty Field, near the Police Station Garage. Relay exchange area: Ginty Field, in front of the Morris Twp. Fire Station. Finish Area: Loantaka Park's South St. parking lot/fields. EMT Units  would also be stationed at the finish area.  Expected number of participants: 1,500. Police: Morris Township, Park, Harding, Madison and Chatham Police would be hired to control traffic as necessary.  Charity group: NJ Battered Women’s Service.   Sponsors: Argent Heating and Cooling, Normandy Real Estate, Gary's Wine and Marketplace, James O’Rourke Physical Therapy, and Ogletree Deakins Law Firm.   Township roads that will be utilized for this event will be:  Fanok, Symor, Spring Valley, Southgate Parkway, Woodland, Kitchell, Blackberry Lane, Dwyer, and Hadley Way.