Essex County’s South Mountain Recreation Complex
7:30 AM to 3:00 PM
The 3rd Annual RWJBarnabas Health “Running with the Devils 5K Run and Walk,” in partnership with the New Jersey Devils, will take place on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 at Essex County’s South Mountain Recreation Complex. The 5K race, a USATF Certified Course through the picturesque South Mountain Reservation, will begin at 9:00am - followed immediately by the walk.
Proceeds from the charitable race and day of family-friendly fun will benefit the programs and services of RWJBarnabas Health. The event supports the collective commitment of RWJBarnabas Health and the New Jersey Devils to build healthier communities by promoting healthy, active lifestyles and world-class healthcare.
The first ever mascot race featuring popular mascots from some of your favorite professional and collegiate teams throughout New Jersey will kick-off the festivities prior to the run and walk.
Registration for the 5K is $30 for runners ($25 fee for USATF members). Registration for the walk is $20 for adult walkers and $15 for child walkers (17 and under). Children under four are free. All paid entries include Free Admission to Turtle Back Zoo for the day of the event. Awards for the 5K Run will be presented to the top 3 male, female and child finishers.
Participants are also encouraged to fundraise for the event. Exciting Incentive goals include tickets to New Jersey Devils games and concerts at Prudential Center. The top individual fundraiser will receive 4 club seat tickets to a New Jersey Devils game, high-five tunnel experience, photo at center ice, and more. The top fundraising team will receive a skating party at the RWJBarnabas Health Hockey House. See website for more details.
Additional activities include interactive games, an appearance from the New Jersey Devils mascot, music, and the opportunity to meet New Jersey Devils Alumni.
For more information on the event, to become a sponsor, or to register for the RWJBarnabas Health “Running with the Devils 5K Run and Walk” on Saturday, November 2nd, please visit www.rwjbh.org/runningwiththedevils.