3rd Annual Race 4 the Children (2017)

Photos from last year’s event

(click here to go to 2016 Race page):

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ABOUT THE 3rd ANNUAL RACE 4 THE CHILDREN (2017)
The Friends of the Child Advocacy Center of Union County, New Jersey, is proud to host the 3rd Annual Race 4 the Children on Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Warinanco Park in Roselle, NJ (click here for race course map). All proceeds will benefit the Child Advocacy Center of Union County, New Jersey.
All entrants who register early will receive a T-shirt commemorating the race, and male and female first-place, second-place, and third-place finishers of the 5K will receive VISA gift cards valued at $250, $150, and $100, respectively. Sponsorships are also available for purchase, and all sponsors will be recognized on this website, on printed promotional materials, and in various other formats on the day of the race.
For additional information or questions, contact Helene at frndsofuccac@yahoo.com.

More about the race and walk

General info:
  • All park entrances will be closed to traffic during both the 5-kilometer run and the 2-mile walk.
  • Volunteers will direct participants and attendees to appropriate parking within park.
  • Water stations will be available every mile, and race staff will direct runners and be available in case of emergency.
  • Refreshments and music will be provided.
  • Registration is from 7:30am to 8:30am, and the race starts at 9:00am.
  • Early Bird entry fee: $25 (deadline: Friday, April 14). T-shirts guaranteed only with Early Bird Registration.
  • Entry fee: $35 (after Friday, April 14).
  • Enter fee for runners ages 18 and under: $10.
5-Kilometer Run Route:
  • The 5K path runs in a circular route — from Warinanco Park to the Child Advocacy Center of Union County, NJ, at 240 West Jersey Street in Elizabeth, and back to the Park. Click here for a race course map.
  • Male and female winners will receive a VISA gift card as follows: 1st Place $250, 2nd Place $150, and 3rd Place $100.
  • All young runners will receive a gift for their participation.
2-Mile Fun Walk Route:
  • Walkers will complete a 2-mile oval on the Warinanco Park grounds.

Sponsorships Available

We are pleased to publicly recognize our sponsors on this website, on printed promotional materials, and in various formats on race day.
Platinum Sponsor – $2,500
  • Company (or family) name/logo printed in EXTRA LARGE letters on the back of the official running bag.
  • COMPLIMENTARY race entries.
  • Opportunity to promote business at pre-registration and on race day.
Gold Sponsor – $1,000
  • Company (or family) name/logo printed in LARGE letters on the back of the official running bag.
  • COMPLIMENTARY race entries.
  • Opportunity to promote business at pre-registration and on race day.
Silver Sponsor – $500
  • Opportunity to promote business at pre-registration and on race day.
Bronze Sponsor – $250
  • Acknowledgement in race brochure and on race day.

Our Sponsors

Thank you to all of our 3rd Annual Race 4 the Children (2017) sponsors!