The has announced that the 30th Annual River Edge Run will be held on Saturday, April 9.
The event begins with check in and day of race registration from 8:30am to 9:45am. The 5k Run Event will begin at 10am at on Bogert Road. The 5k event is a nationally certified course which winds through tree lined streets with some grades and is a 500 pt. USATF New Jersey New Balance Grand Prix Event.
DJB Event Consultants, Inc. will handle race timing and race results will be provided by Best Computer Systems. Attractive trophies will be presented immediately after the 5k event to the top three male and female overall winners, top three male and female finishers of the thirteen age categories from 13 and under to 80 +.
Gift certificates from will go to first place finishers. First place male-female River Edge resident first place finishers by age category will receive trophies. Gift baskets to the top male and female finishers provided by the and of River Edge.
The one-mile Fun Run, sponsored by the River Edge Elementary Schools will start at 9am.Those who pre-registered for the Fun Run are eligible for the drawing of one girls bike and one boys bike donated by Built-Well Builders and a gift basket from . The Healthwalk (5k) is sponsored by the River Edge Alliance Against Drugs and will start off at 10:05am.
Day of Race fees are 5k - $25, Healthwalk - $12, Fun Run - $7. T-shirts are guaranteed to pre-registrants of all events.The proceeds from the event will benefit River Edge Parks.
Entry forms are available at the Borough Hall, Recreation Office and the online. For additional information call the Race Director Bobbi Conway at the Run Hotline, 201-599-6295.