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Chasing the American Dream 5K
Helping New Jersey Families Thrive


Thank you to everyone who participated in our Chasing the American Dream 5K Run & Walk!

July 28, 2016 at Duke Island Park

Bridgewater, New Jersey

Click here for Race Results (via Compuscore)Official Press Release

Questions? Please contact Executive Director,

Lauretta Farrell, at 908.860.3902.

  

Championship Sponsor

E A Boniakowski Insurance Services

Kids' Sprints Sponsor

Hugs for Brady Foundation

Runners can register on race day!

On-Site Registration Fees:

5K Run: $30

5K Run - USATF: $30

5K Run - Affinity Members: $30

5K Run - Affinity Employees: $30

Kids' Sprints: $15

Registration fees

5K Run Closed

    1. $20.00
      Apr 1 - Apr 30
    2. $25.00
      May 1 - May 31
    3. $27.00
      Jun 1 - Jul 26

HELPING NEW JERSEY FAMILIES THRIVE

Join us for a twilight race at Duke Island Park

and help New Jersey  Families Thrive!


Our participating charities help families realize their American Dream by

sheltering the homeless, feeding the hungry, honoring our military veterans,

caring for kids with cancer, providing safe, low-cost recreation opportunties,

educating young people, training the disabled for independence,

and supporting families in crisis.


You can help by "Chasing the American Dream," lacing up your running shoes, recruiting teammates,

and asking family and friends to donate.

In addition to a traditional 5K, we will offer Kids' Sprints

as well as:

Music

Games & prizes

Food & drink

A fun night out!

 

Prizes will be awarded to top finishers overall, in age categories,

and for top fundraisers. 

All 5K Runners will receive complimentary T-shirts. 

All Kids' Sprint participants will receive a medal.


PARTICIPATING CHARITIES

The following charities will benefit from your participation in this event:


Abilities of Northwest Jersey

Central Jersey Housing Resource Center

Elle Foundation

Empower Somerset

HomeSharing, inc.

Hugs for Brady

Matheny Medical & Educational Center

Midland School

New Jersey Community Capital

New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation

Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey

Somerset County YMCA

Somerset Home for Temporarily Displaced Children

Summit Speech School

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

BECOME A SPONSOR!

 

PREMIUM SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES 

Championship Package - $3000 Taken!

  • Logo Recognition, including naming rights to the event, Lead Logo on 5K race shirt, Logo on bib numbers for 5K race, Logo on race website

  • Online & Social Exposure, including link to your website/logo on our website, Facebook and Twitter mentions on event page (approx. 1 per month)

  • EBag, instead of the traditional “Goody Bag”, we will send an informational emails out to all participants, the week before the race, the night before the race and a week following the race. Within and surrounding all race information will be your choice of promotional information, coupons & promos.

  • On-site Promotions, including your banner at the Finish Line, on-site promotional booth, opportunity to hang your banner in another prominent location at the event and an opportunity to assist at start, finish, and awards ceremony for 5K run

  • 10 Complimentary Entries

 

Kids' Sprints Sponsor - $1500 Taken!

  • Logo Recognition, including Logo on 5K race shirt, Logo on race website

  • Online & Social Exposure, including Logo/name on our website, Facebook and Twitter mention on event page in September

  • EBag, instead of the traditional “Goody Bag”, we will send an informational emails out to all participants, the week before the race, the night before the race and a week following the race. Within and surrounding all race information will be your choice of promotional information, coupons & promos.

  • 5 Complimentary Entries 

Refreshment Sponsor - $1,000

  • EBag, instead of the traditional “Goody Bag”, we will send an informational emails out to all participants, the week before the race, the night before the race and a week following the race. Within and surrounding all race information will be your choice of promotional information, coupons & promos.

  • 4 Complimentary Entries

Entertainment Sponsor -- $500 

  • Recognition on the Band Stand

  • 2 Complimentary Entries 

Water Stop Sponsor -- $500

  • Your banner can be displayed at the water station which 5K runners pass twice. Volunteer at the water station and wear your group’s shirts/uniforms for added recognition. Includes 2 complimentary entries.

Lead Vehicle Sponsor -- $500 Taken!

  • Your branded vehicle (you provide) will lead the 5K runners on the course and may remain parked near the finish line for the duration of the event.

COMMUNITY SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

 Silver Medal Sponsor - $250

  • EBag - instead of the traditional “Goody Bag”, we will send an informational emails out to all participants, the week before the race, the night before the race and a week following the race. Within and surrounding all race information will be your choice of promotional information, coupons & promos.

Kilometer Sponsor - $100 *3 left!

  • Your name/logo displayed with a sign at each kilometer on race day. Just 5 available; first come, first serve.

 

Race Day Donations

Thank you to all of the organizations that have generously donated items, including..

Function Beverages

  • Function Beverages from Precision Sports Entertainment: electrolyte-enhanced sports drinks for pre/post workout hydration.

Top Donors

# Name Amount
1 EA Boniakowski $3,000.00
2 Hugs for Brady $1,500.00
3 AFCU Executive Leadership Team $500.00

Top Teams

1

PCA-NJ Great Childhoods Team

Raised: $1,100.00

2

Summit Speech School

$600.00

Raised

$500.00

Goal
3

New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation

Raised: $450.00

Event Schedule

  • July 28 5:00 PM EDT - Kids' Sprints!

  • July 28 6:00 PM EDT - Chasing the American Dream 5K

  • July 28 7:15 PM EDT - Award Ceremony

  • July 28 4:30 PM EDT - Registration/Packet Pick-up

Contact Information

Event Location

Duke Island Park, Old York Road, Bridgewater, NJ, United States

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