Join us for our annual Run for the Red 5K Race and Walk on Sunday, December 2, 2018 in Millburn, New Jersey!
Runners and walkers are welcome for this very fun and very brisk race through the South Mountain Reservation. Grab your favorite winter hat, lace up your sneakers, and let's hit the pavement! We'll even supply you with a hot chocolate reward after the race! This great fundraising event supports Red Cross programs and services that help you, your family and your neighbors prevent, prepare for and respond to disasters large and small. Have fun with your family, friends or co-workers while getting fit and saving lives.
Registration is now closed. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday!
$25 ($3 discount for USATF-NJ members) - includes long sleeve tee guaranteed for all pre-registrants.
POST REGISTRATION AFTER NOVEMBER 28
$30 ($3 discount for USATF-NJ members) - includes long sleeve tee shirt while supplies last.
*Registration after November 28 can be done at The Sneaker Factory, see Packet Pickup Below.
Support our Teams
Participants will enjoy a certified scenic "out and back" course through the tree-lined streets of the South Mountain Reservation. This is a USATF-NJ Grand Prix Event worth 500 points. There will be awards presented for 5K finishers by five-year age groups, fundraising awards for teams, door prizes, a DJ, great snacks and plenty of fun!
This is a rain, snow or shine event! Be sure to dress appropriately for the weather and get ready to have some fun.
EVENT DAY SCHEDULE
Help us support the lifesaving mission of the American Red Cross! Come out to walk or run with your team.
Date: Sunday, December 2, 2018
8:30 a.m. - Registration
9:30 a.m. - Free Kids’ Fun Run (no need to register)
9:50 a.m. - Race Warm Up
10:00 a.m. - 5K Race Begins (walkers will begin after the runners start)
10:45 a.m. - 5K Race Awards
11:00 a.m. - Door Prizes
Location: Millburn Free Public Library, 200 Glenn Avenue, Millburn, NJ (click for map)
Light Refreshments will be served.
Fundraising Team Grand Prizes will be awarded to:
Top Fundraising Team
Top Fundraising School or Youth Team (K-12)
Individual Fundraising Prizes will be awarded to:
all members of any team that raises $50 or more
5K Race Awards (male and female finishers) will be awarded to:
First, Second and Third Place Overall (male and female)
First, Second and Third Place Finishers in Age Groups (male and female): 9 and Under; 10-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80-84; 85 and over.
FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
A free Kids Fun Run will take place at 9:30AM. No sign up required; announcement will be made prior. All participants receive a ribbon.
Participants may use strollers during the 5K - strollers will start at the back of the participants group.
Race day packet pick-up and on-site registration will begin on Sunday, December 2 at 8:30AM at The Millburn Free Public Library.
You can help raise funds for the American Red Cross mission through your own fundraising web page. Please visit www.crowdrise.com/RunForTheRed2018 to create your page. Fundraise as a team or as an individual by asking family, friends or your social media connections to support you. Raise $50 or more and receive a Red Cross water bottle for each member of your fundraising team!
CONNECT WITH US
Have questions or need some help? Contact Aimee Alven, Special Events Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-951-2118.
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