For the first time, human athletes
will get the chance to run around the Meadowlands Racetrack in a 5K to benefit
the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer on Saturday,
The 5K kicks off at 3 pm and is just
$25 to enter (fee includes event t-shirt, post-race
party with live music, prize drawings and other activities). All
proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Registration can be
done online at Active.com through 11:59 p.m. on June 22.
The event is a
sanctioned 5K and prizes will be awarded. Men's and Women's
division winners will receive FREE running shoes courtesy of Road Runner Sports
of Paramus, NJ (Rt. 4 West). Water stations are being provided by
North Jersey Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Institute of Clifton.Showers and locker room facilities are available.
The Ladies Night post-race party,
presented by 95.5 WPLJ FM, is open to everyone. Festivities
include live music from 4 pm through the end of racing, prize drawings and
giveaways. Drink specials for ladies,
featuring Flip Flop Wine and Rum, will be available all night long.Fans can also sign up for the Flip Flop Rum Run, a flip-flop race over
the grass, which benefits international shoe charity Soles4Souls.
The third annual Lisa
Photo Stride for the Cure harness race will be run that evening.Horses and drivers in the race will use pink equipment that will be
auctioned for charity. The harness race was founded by Meadowlands
track photographer Michael Lisa and his wife, Annette, a breast cancer
survivor. The Lisas live in Montvale, NJ.
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