The Run for Rachel raises funds to benefit the Rachel Coalition, a partnership of nine northern New Jersey organizations working together to serve victims of domestic violence.
The morning includes a 5K USA Track and Field – New Jersey Women’s Open Championship Race; a 3K Walk; and a Kids’ Run. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., the 5K Run begins at 9:30 a.m. and the 3K Walk begins at 9:40 a.m. All events are rain or shine.
Courtesy of Joseph DiVencenzo, Jr., Essex County Executive, participants in either the 5K Run, 3K Walk or Kids’ Run will be given a reduced admission at either the Turtle Back Zoo or Mini Golf when they present their BIB NUMBER. Also, Joseph DiVencenzo, Jr. will be at the race sounding the start gun for the 5K event.
The Run for Rachel includes children’s entertainment, a DJ, refreshments, goodie bags for all pre-registrants and prize drawings.
Preregistration before May 11 is $22 for either the 5K Run or the 3K Walk; $20 for USATF members. After May 11 and on race day, the 5K Run or 3K Walk will be $25. The Kids’ Run is $7.