Spread The Purple is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization who is devoted to making a difference in the community. It is our mission to provide guidance to both individuals and families for the right resources and assistance they can use during unexpected circumstance.  One of the ways we assist is through our fundraisers, such our 5K Run.

The organization is hosting our 4th Annual 5K Run Charity Race. The purpose of the race is to raise funds to better assist New Jersey's Homeowners, who struggle to pay for oil, stay warm during the winter months. 

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:

1) Zumba Warm Up before The Race

2) Gourmet Organic Food

3) FREE Body Massage After The Race

4) An Award Ceremony

5) Swag Bags Items

USATF MEMBERS: This course is sanction through USATF-NJ. 

NOTE: 2017 Race Results and photos can be found by clicking here.

Registration fees

Local Public Heroes

(Vets, Officers, EMTs, Fire Fighters, Medical Staff, and Lawyers)

5K Individuals

    1. $40.00
      Sep 19 - Aug 31
    2. $45.00
      Sep 1 - Sep 1

5K Teams/Clubs

(Minimum of 5 or more)

    1. $30.00
      Sep 19 - Aug 31
    2. $35.00
      Sep 1 - Sep 1

USATF Members- Individuals

    1. $37.00
      Sep 19 - Aug 31
    2. $42.00
      Sep 1 - Sep 1

USATF Members (Teams/Clubs)

(Minimum of 5 or more)

    1. $27.00
      Sep 19 - Aug 31
    2. $32.00
      Sep 1 - Sep 1

High School/Junior High School

    1. $5.00
      Sep 19 - Aug 31
    2. $10.00
      Sep 1 - Sep 1

College/University Student

    1. $10.00
      Sep 19 - Aug 31
    2. $15.00
      Sep 1 - Sep 1


We can't wait to see everyone on Saturday, September 1, 2018! There will be an Award Ceremony, Great 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.

Thanks To Our 2017 Sponsors





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


  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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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 1 8:30 AM EDT - Pre-Registration

  • September 1 9:00 AM EDT - Vendor Affair

  • September 1 9:35 AM EDT - Zumba Warm Up

  • September 1 10:00 AM EDT - Runners and Walkers

  • September 1 10:10 AM EDT - Kids

  • September 1 11:00 AM EDT - Serving Food

  • September 1 11:30 AM EDT - Swag Bags

  • September 1 12:30 PM EDT - Awards

Contact Information

Event Location

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

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