Roots Rock Run 5K-Newark

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Jun 9, 2018


Newark, NJ


Activity Today Later


$25 $30 Closed

1 Mile Walk

$25 $30 Closed

About This Activity

Race Purpose: #R3: Roots, Rock, Run 5K community walk/run and 1-mile walk is GrassROOTS Community Foundation's public health initiative that benefits the SuperGirls Society and our leadership camp for black girls: SuperCamp.

Led by Olympic runner Miki Barber and by the Director of Bloomfield Track and Field Programs, Coach Lisa Morgan.

Location: Weequahic Park Track, 1 Thomas Carmichael Dr., Newark, NJ

Entry: Preregistration @

Preregistration FREE for all Essex County youth 18 and under.

First 25 registration is free(No T-Shirt), use coupon code "R3Newark25" (if it doesn't work, then the first 25 have been used up!).

Registration will then be $15 until May 1st, $20 until May 20th and $25 until June 8th.

Registration will be $30 on race day, 6/9/18

If you registered for free, you can purchase a t-shirt race day for $20.

Amenities: T-shirts for all paid registrants; water and refreshments, prizes too.

Race Results: Race will be professionally timed by DQ Events.; Results will be found at

Questions: Contact: David Coughlin,, 215-917-5025

Partnering Agencies: Rutgers University, Black Men Run, Newark Beth Israel Hospital and Speedway Academies.

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