NJ Charity 5K Run 2014 Champions for Children in Foster Care


Event Date

Sun, Jun 8, 2014


Bridgewater, NJ

About This Activity

The race will be held at Duke Island Park in Bridgewater, NJ. The course is a flat paved run through a park setting. Run is sanctioned by the USATF-NJ and is a Grand Prix event worth 500 points.  A 5K untimed walk follows the race.

FAFS Foundation, a 501c-3 federally tax-exempt non-profit, is a supporting organization that raises funds for Foster and Adoptive Family Services (FAFS). FAFS’ mission is to provide support, training and advocacy to meet the special needs of foster, adoptive and kinship families, who provide safe, stable and nurturing homes for children in foster care. Many programs, which make a positive difference to abused and neglected children, are provided by FAFS with financing from fundraisers like this.

* Camp Scholarships * Scholarship/Opportunity Grants *

* Fostering Wishes for Children * A Holiday Celebration for Every Child *

* Backpack Program * County/Local Support Groups *

Awards will be given in the following age categories to registered runners:

Under 15    15-19    20-29    30-39    40-49    50-59    60-69    70-79    80 and over

T-Shirts will be given to all registered runners while supplies last. There will be Music, Prizes, Food, and Fun for all!

Event schedule and times

Runners and Walkers that do not preregister can sign up on Race Day beginning at 8:00 AM. Registration for runners will be $30 the day of event. If a USATF-NJ member, the registration will be $27.

The race day schedule is as follows:

8:00 AM "Day of Race" Registration Opens

9:30 AM Start of 5K Race

10:00 AM Start of 5K Walk


To set up a fundraising page for your run, please email Christina Garcia at cgarcia@fafsonline.org.  She will set up a free customizable page for you to use to reach out to family and friends using social media.

To preregister to walk or simply make a donation, click here.

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