The 6th Annual “Don’t Fall, Let’s Run!” 5K Run/Walk & Kid Sprint will be held on Saturday, September 16th at Duke Island Park in Bridgewater. This is also a family fun day with crafts, taekwondo exhibition, snacks, vendor tables and more.
This race is a New Jersey Grand Prix Event and is on a USATF-NJ Certified & Sanctioned Course. The course is extremely flat on a paved wooded trail that parallels the Raritan river. To see the course map, copy and paste this link:
Awards will be given to the top 3 finishers overall for each gender as well as the top 3 per age group. Age groups will be 19 and under, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, 60 to 69, 70 to 79, and 80 and over.
Registration and Packet Pick up will start at 8 AM, with the 5K Run/Walk starting at 9 AM, the Kid Sprint at 10:00 AM, and Award Ceremony at 10:30 AM. Free 100% Poly WICKING Performance T-Shirt to ALL pre-registrants prior to 9/02/2017. Registration fees prior to 9/13 are $25 + sign-up fee for the 5K Run/Walk ($22 for USATF-NJ Members) and $10 + sign-up fee for the Kid Sprint. Fees go up by $5 after 9/13.
If you would like to be recognized as an official sponsor of the “Don’t Fall, Let’s Run!” 5K Run/Walk, please contact the Race Director(Amy Herrick) at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the "Race Contact Info" link below on this page. You can also visit our store tab on the left of this home page, however, please note that additional fees apply if purchasing sponsorship through Run Sign Up.
Possible Sponsorship Opportunities Include:
Banner Placement at Start/fFinish Line - $500
Mile Marker Sign Along the Course- $200
Our Official Poly Wicking Performance Race T-Shirts - Can Place an Informational Line, Logo or Crest for y our Business or Family or Can Also Honor or Do In Memoriam Via a Tag Line for Someone Who Touched Your Life - $100
Table Vendor- $35 per Table(you supply) Plus an Item Donation for our incredible Door Prize Giveaway. All 5K Runners and Walkers Receive a Door Prize Ticket and They Choose Which Door Prize Item to Place it in.
The deadline to be a Banner Sign, Mile Marker Sign or T-Shirt Sponsor is September 8th, so please contact the Race Director(Amy) prior to this date.
All proceeds from the race and sponsorships benefit Family & Community Services of Somerset County(FCSSC).
The mission of FCSSC is simple. Our goal is to enhance the quality of life of individuals, families, and communities by providing mental health and addiction treatment and services. We counsel, guide, and provide tools to people in our community who need to strengthen their foundation of wellness. We also coordinate with local agencies to ensure that our clients have continued support and success in all aspects of their lives. Here’s what some of our clients have had to say:
“My counselor was very professional and knowledgeable. He made it very comfortable to open up and talk about my situation.” “My children improved significantly. It was very helpful.” “I felt like I had nowhere to turn until I received help from your services and it has changed my life.”
There are not enough hours in the day to achieve everything we want to do...we all know it. However, in that one second you have available, please remember FCSSC. Your tax-deductible donation WILL make a difference and WILL change someone's(a family's) life in our community.
As a non-profit, community agency, we offer affordable rates based on a sliding scale. We accept Medicaid, Medicare, and other insurances. We take pride in serving EVERYONE in our community without regard to ability to pay. In turn, we rely on the community and private donations to allow us to continue to provide these high quality and vital services.