O'Connell's Run 2013 / 5K & Kids' Fun Run


Start: Saturday, September 21, 2013

Union City (very close to Hoboken) 2nd St, between New York & Palisade Ave
Union City , NJ 07087
Registration Closing Date

Friday, September 20, 2013 @ 4:10 PM (EDT)

Organizer's Website


About This Activity

The starting line for O?Connell?s Run To Cure Cystic Fibrosis, a 5K, is an easy walk from Hoboken. Out & back, fast course; slight incline at beginning, downhill finish. Walkers welcome. Proceeds benefit The Cystic Fibrosis Center at St. Joseph's Childrens' Hospital.


Race Day Registration begins at 8am


Starting line is an EASY walk from Hoboken. Take 9th Street Light Rail elevator up to Congress Street. Head west on Congress to Palisade. Take right on Palisade and walk few short blocks to 2nd. Very easy to get to from Jersey City (start borders Jersey City Heights) and Weehawken Heights too. Street parking available.


Prize money for first-place male and first-place female finishers. Age group and top fundraiser awards. Other fun prizes awarded randomly to 5K finishers.


In 2010, O'Connell's Run was started in honor of Emmett O?Connell, a pediatric Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patient who is treated at St. Joseph?s Children?s Hospital in Paterson, NJ. Now in its forth year, we are proud to stand with so many other CF children & their families who also receive treatment at The Cystic Fibrosis Center at St. Joseph?s Children?s Hospital. All race proceeds go to the hospital.

The Cystic Fibrosis Center at St. Joseph's

Accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a New Jersey Referral Site for infants identified through the newborn CF screening program, and recognized for its high standard of quality responsive & compassionate pediatric care, St. Joseph?s is a state designated children?s hospital offering a broad spectrum of advanced pediatric services to meet the needs of area children and their families


15 through 7/31, $20 through 8/31, $22.50 through 9/5, $25 through 9/20 and $30 on race day.

Online Donations
Click here to donate to O'Connell's Run to Cure Cystic Fibrosis

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