Spread the Purple, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk fundraiser to raise funds in order to help New Jersey Residence, who struggle to pay for oil, stay warm for the winter season. So, pick our race, support a cause, and join the fun by clicking on the REGISTER Button!

Any Spectators that attend the day of the Race can enter for FREE! Come cheer on a Friend, Family Member, or Co-Worker as he/she Walk or Run For Warmth!

Racer Incentives:

  • Zumba Warm Up before The Race
  • Live Gourmet Organic Cooking
  • Honoring Our Local Heroes (Vets, Officers, EMTs, Fire Fighters, Nurses, Doctors)
  • FREE Body Massage After The Race
  • An Award Ceremony

Swag Bags Items: Race T-Shirt, GO Pocket, Blender Bottle, and more.

USATF MEMBERS: This course is both sanction and part of the GRAND PRIX, worth 500 points, through the USATF-NJ. 




NOTE: Everyone does not have to be runner and can walk to show support for the cause. Last year results and photos can be found by clicking here.

Registration Fees

Local Public Heroes

Sep 27 - Sep 2 Current Price $10.00

5K Individuals

Price Increase in 4 days
Sep 27 - May 31 $40.00
Jun 1 - Jul 31 Current Price $45.00
Aug 1 - Aug 26 $50.00
Aug 27 - Sep 2 $55.00

5K Teams/Clubs

Price Increase in 4 days
Sep 27 - May 31 $30.00
Jun 1 - Jul 31 Current Price $35.00
Aug 1 - Aug 26 $40.00
Aug 27 - Sep 2 $45.00

USATF Members- Individuals

Price Increase in 4 days
Sep 27 - May 31 $37.00
Jun 1 - Jul 31 Current Price $42.00
Aug 1 - Aug 26 $45.00
Aug 27 - Sep 2 $50.00

USATF Members (Teams/Clubs)

Price Increase in 4 days
Sep 27 - May 31 $27.00
Jun 1 - Jul 31 Current Price $32.00
Aug 1 - Aug 26 $37.00
Aug 27 - Sep 2 $42.00

High School/Junior High School

Price Increase in 4 days
Sep 27 - May 31 $10.00
Jun 1 - Jul 31 Current Price $15.00
Aug 1 - Aug 26 $20.00
Aug 27 - Sep 2 $25.00

College/University Student

Price Increase in 4 days
Sep 27 - May 31 $15.00
Jun 1 - Jul 31 Current Price $20.00
Aug 1 - Aug 26 $25.00
Aug 27 - Sep 2 $30.00

Thanks To Our Sponsors

 







Go Pocket
 
   

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

We can't wait to see everyone on Saturday, September 2, 2017! There will be an Award CeremonyGreat Vendors, Music and a chance to WIN FREE Running Shoe at Road Runner Sports at the Paramus NJ Location.


Any Spectators that attend the day of the Race can enter for FREE, however, will be responsible for their own purchase of Food & Refreshments. Event T-Shirts will be avaliable for sale on the day of the event.

Note: There will be FREE Parking available On-Site.

COURSE DETAILS:

  TRACK SUMMARY: Double loop, shaded, mostly flat, traffic free

  ALL DIRECTIONS ARE GIVEN RELATIVE TO THE RUNNING DIRECTION

  COURSE NOTES: Runners run around the park twice. On the second loop runners cut to the inside paths at the eastern parking let using the northernmost crosswalk and run on the inner path to the finish.

 START: On Brookdale Park's West of Ballfield #3 even with an unnumbered light pole which is 137 feet SouthWest of the crosswalk. 

  MILE 1 (Loop 1): On Brookdale Park's bike path on the East side of park, even with the front door to house #142 Overlook Terrace on the right.

  MILE 2 (Loop 2): On Brookdale Park bike path on West side of park. 80 feet after the storm drain in path at the intersection with Chester Road on the right.

   MILE 3 (Loop 2): On Brookdale Park's bike path, 49 feet before lamp post 5598 on the road on the right.

   FINISH: On Brookdale Park's bike path on North side of the parking lot, which is just West of track, 133 feet NorthEast of the driveway to parking lot.

 

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TIMING COMPANY:

Second Wind Race Timing is a professional, full-service race timing/race management company. We are based in the Chester County, PA area. The company’s staff is always courteous, energetic, knowledgeable, and professional. Second Wind Race Timing strive to use leading-edge technology, so you can expect fast, accurate results from our Race Result timing software.

The company use the latest RFID technology to ensure the most accurate and instant finish time possible, which will allow you to prepare for your awards ceremony much more quickly. Second Wind Race Timing provide results throughout the race using a 40″ digital display, and result kiosks. These precise times are published at the race for all participants to view his/her time. 

Event Schedule

  • September 2 8:30 AM EDT - Pre-Registration

  • September 2 9:35 AM EDT - Zumba Warm Up

  • September 2 10:00 AM EDT - Runners and Walkers

  • September 2 10:10 AM EDT - Kids

  • September 2 11:00 AM EDT - Serving Food

  • September 2 11:20 AM EDT - Goody Bags

  • September 2 12:00 PM EDT - Awards

Contact Information

Event Location

Brookdale Park, West Circuit Drive, Montclair, NJ 07043, United States

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