Salute to Veterans - Patriots 5k & Fun Run
5K Road Race and 1 Mile fun Run
Note: New Date is October 1, 2017.
Disabled Veterans of Union County is teaming up withTemple Sha’arey Shalom of Springfield NJ and Family Promise of Union County to host our 1st Annual 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk.
Join us as we race through our beautiful Springfield neighborhood, taking in the beautiful tranquility that our quiet and peaceful community has to offer. This FAST course is a great route for those of you stretching your running muscles for the first time and is sure to earn experienced runners a Personal Record!
This is our inuagural event and we have made it "Family Friendly"; suitable for runners/walkers of all abilities.
Race Day Schedule:
The New Jersey Veterans Network is teaming up with Temple Sha’arey Shalom of Springfield NJ and with Family Promise of Union County to host our first annual 5k road race and 1 mile fun run. This race is being called Salute To Veterans - Patriots 5k & Fun Run and will donate a large amount of the funds to help local community activities and homeless members in our community.
New Jersey Veterans Network
Temple Sha’arey Shalom
Our temple raises money all year long, not only for our temple, but for the community at large. We donate to the Elizabeth soup kitchen. We work with other temples and churches to house the homeless. We also provide scholarship monies for children to go to summer camps and study abroad. To find out more about our temple, visit our page at www.shaarey.org or find us on Facebook.
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Parking for the race can be done in the main parking lot behind the high-school, or on local streets in the areas between Caldwell Place and Salter Street. Parking will also be allowed in the James Caldwell School lot, and municipal lots x & y between 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on race day. Please note that some local roads will be partially closed to traffic for the race and subsequent street fair, so plan your route in advance.
Directions to the Race:
Follow GPS Directions to Jonathan Dayton High-school, 139 Mountian Avenue, Springfield, NJ.
April 30 8:00 AM EDT - REGISTRATION & PACKET PICK-UP
April 30 10:00 AM EDT - 5K Race
April 30 11:15 AM EDT - Fun Run