Newton Pride Halloween 5K FUN Run/Walk


Event Date

Sat, Oct 29, 2016


Newton, NJ


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Newton Pride Halloween 5K FUN Run/Walk

$25 $25 Register

About This Activity

This fun community-inspired event will be run on our certified course from Newton High School's Parking Lot at through the roads of United Methodist Communities (Bristol Glen) and back to Newton High School.   The Newton Pride Foundation is thrilled to welcome Steve Petro Memorial Fund participants to the our FUN RUN!  

Don your favorite costume, bask in your favorite alter - persona -  It's Halloween!  Let's make it a Costume Party as well.  Walk or run, have some fun!

Packet pickup and same day registration is all on Saturday, opening at 7:30 a.m. inside the Newton High School gym.  Follow the parking signs, and let's keep the streets open for hundreds of fellow runners and walkers!

Race begins at 9:30AM, Rain or Shine!  Outside the NHS Gym entrance. 

Bagels, fruit, coffee and water for pre/post race nourishment. 

Awards Ceremony will begin around 10:30am.

Frequent ghoulish water stops, mile splits, loaded goodie bags, halloween themed long sleeve black weather wicking shirts, heated massage and stretching tent all while enjoying some Halloween fun. 

Face Painter!  

Prizes:  $500 cash prize for the LARGEST NEWTON SCHOOL GROUP !  

All participants will have a chance to win overall 5k prizes.

Top three male and female overall finishers receive valuable prizes. 

Top 3 in each age group:  7-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39 on up to 80+ male and female. 

Prizes for those in costume for 19 and under,  male and female.

Prizes for those in costume for 20 and over, male and female. 

Prize for Top three LARGEST TEAMS of Corporate, School or Family/Friend teams consisting of 5 or more.  

This USATF-NJ sanctioned  500 pt grand prix race features a new  USATF-NJ certified course.  The event will be chip timed, and encourage runner, joggers and walkers to strive for their best as some consider achieving personal goals for the year.  

Music, cheerleaders, complimentary food, wellness and fun will be had to celebrate the continued support  of the Newton High School Academic, Athletic and Social Clubs and to continue raising funds through sponsorships, pledges and donations.

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