15th Annual Building Tomorrows 5K

About This Activity

Registration Policy

NO REFUNDS, TRANSFERS OR DEFERRALS

Registration Site

You may register online or download a mailable application at www:raceforum.com.

WHO BENEFITS

The ARC of Essex County is a private, non-profit agency serving individuals with developmental disabilities in and around Essex County, NJ. The ARC was formed over 60 years ago through the vision a small dedicated group of parents who wanted a better life for their children who had disabilities.

Who Benefits cont.

Today, a multi-million dollar budget is needed to support the programs and services The ARC provides to over 1300 individuals with developmental disabilities in nearly 45 distinct programs.

Who Benefits cont.

By combining compassion and competence, the over 500 staff, help individuals from birth through senior years to realize their potential and live fuller, more satisfying lives. Through your participation, you will help the ARC of Essex County to build better tomorrows for those individuals in their care.

To make a donation

www.firstgiving.com/arc.essex/2013runwalk.

The 2013 Building Tomorrows Run/walk

The ARC of Essex County invites you to run the 2013 Building Tomorrows 5K. Run entirely in Bloomfield’s Brookdale Park on paved trails, the fast, scenic course is built for speed. This USATF sanctioned event benefits the programs and services offered by The ARC of Essex County. Individuals served by The ARC of Essex County will join the companion 2-mile walk and dearly appreciate your participation.

Just the Facts

START TIME - 5K & 2 Mile Walk/10:000 a.m.
REGISTRATION - 8:15 am - 9:45 a.m.
AWARDS - 11:15 a.m.
SCORING - Results by www.CompuScore.com DTAG
INFO - [973]535-1181, ext. 1227

Amenities

There will be great food, a DJ, Building Tomorrows tee shirts and Random Prizes for every pre-registered runner and walker. Tee shirts for same day registrants are distributed while supplies last. Come out to support The ARC of Essex County. A fun time is guaranteed for all. Strollers and pets on a leash are welcome in the Walk only. Brookdale Park is located just off the Garden State Parkway, exit 151. Do come and join us on April 20th.

Course and Awards


COURSE - Double loop, park course, primarily shaded. USATF certified. Water stop. Split times. Water will be available along the course at 1.5 miles and at finish line. Post race refreshments will be available.
Awards: Top 3 overall male & Female; Top 3 male & female in each age group.
AGE GROUPS - 14 & under to 85 & over in 5 year increments.

Directions from GSP Northbound

Exit 151 - Watchung Avenue. Make left off the exit ramp. Follow to 5th light. Right onto Broad Street. Left onto Broad Street continuation. Bear left onto Bellevue Avenue. Left into Brookdale Park.
Use the intersection of “Watchung Avenue and Circuit Drive” when obtaining driving directions from the Internet.

From GSP Southbound

Exit 151 - Watchung Avenue. Make right off of exit ramp toward Bloomfield/Montclair. Right onto Broad St.. Follow directions from Broad Street above.
Use the intersection of “Watchung Avenue and Circuit Drive” when obtaining driving directions from the Internet.

Additional Date Information
Run/Walk: 10:00 a.m.
Fees
Run & Walk $25.[USATF $20.] until 4/15; $25. thereafter and on race day

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