More than 300 runners and walkers laced up their sneakers to support Red Cross programs and services during the 10th Annual Run for the Red 5K Race and Walk on December 6 in Millburn.
The race, sponsored by Investor's Bank, in partnership with The Sneaker Factory and TAPnto Millburn, took runners through a USATF-NJ certified course through the South Mountain Reservation before returning to the start/finish line outside the Millburn Public Library.
Congratulations to race winner and top overall male finisher Kyle Price of North Brunswick, finishing in 5:15 and top overall female finisher Katie Delidow of Millburn with a time of 6:35. Michael Anis of North Brunswick and Michael Postaski of Newark took home second and third place top overall male finisher honors, respectively. Anna Sophia Roberts came in as the second overall female finisher followed by Sarabeth Tenenbaum of Monroe Township. Congratulations to all the runners! View the complete 2015 Run for the Red results.
“We are grateful to all of the runners and our generous sponsors who continue to make this event a success,” said event co-chair Barry O’Brien. “Their support for the mission of the Red Cross helps families affected by disasters like home fires.”
Thank you to our sponsors, partners and providers who made this event possible. Additional sponsors include:, M&T Bank, Church & Dwight, Sills Cummis & Gross P.C., Lois Schneider Realtor, AIG, Blau & Berg Company, Joe’s Pizzeria & Vittoria Restaurante, Maplecrest Lincoln Ford, The Montessori Children’s Academy, NFP P&C Private Client Group, Overlook Medical Center, Theatre Arts PT, Smythe Volvo, James J. Eckert, DDS, La Strada, Richard Schonberg, DMD, Downtown Millburn, Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce and Millburn Township Committee.
Proceeds from the event benefit Red Cross programs and services, including Disaster Services. Last year, the Red Cross New Jersey Region responded to 889 local disasters, mostly home fires, help 1,820 families with emergency assistance for temporary lodging, food and clothing as needed.
You can support Red Cross disaster response and other programs and services by giving something that means something this holiday season. There is something for everyone on your list in the American Red Cross 2015 Holiday Gift Catalog. The catalog offers a variety of symbolic, inspired gifts so that you can honor the special people in your life. By donating to the Holiday Giving Catalog you can feel good knowing that your gift will help people when they need it most.