Kennedy Hope & Healing 5K and 5th Annual Kennedy Cancer Survivors Day Celebration


Event Date

Sun, Jun 7, 2015


Sewell, NJ

About This Activity

Online Registration will close on 6/04/15 at 9 PM, but you can  register in person at the Haddonfield Running Company located at 121 Kings Hwy E, Haddonfield, NJ during the following times:
June 5th from 11 AM to 7 PM & June 6th from 10 AM to 1 PM

You can also register at the event on June 7th beginning at 8 AM.

Packet Pick Up

Packet pick-up will be available at the Haddonfield Running Company during the following times:

June 5th from 11-7 &  June 6th from 10-1.

Haddonfield Running Company: 121 Kings Hwy E, Haddonfield, NJ 08033

Race Day Packet Pick Up Available from 8 AM to 9 AM
(a $1 donation to Kennedy Cancer Center's Hope & Healing Fund for day-of-race pick up is appreciated)

Hope & Healing 5K Run/Walk

The Hope & Healing 5K Run/Walk taking place at Washington Lake Park in Washington Twp NJ will benefit the Kennedy Cancer Center's Hope & Healing Patient Assisance Fund, which provides non-medical financial assistance for Kennedy cancer patients experiencing financial hardships.

USATF Certified Course 

The USATF Certified 5K course runs through Washington Lake Park, a beautiful 400 acre park complex in Washington Twp. (Sewell), NJ.  The bucolic setting includes: rustic walking trails, a stoned covered parking area, a dog park, a skate park, a golf course, and an outdoor amphitheater.  Washington Lake Park is the perfect setting for a family outing, and the Kennedy Hope & Healing 5K will appeal to everyone, including the serious runner who enjoys a challenging USATF Certified Race Course and Chip Timing.

This event is stroller friendly and will take place rain or shine!


Prizes will be awarded to the top male & female finishers, along w/the top three male & female finishers in the following age groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, & 70+.

Kids Fun Run (children age 10 and under are free)

All prizes will be furnished in-kind by Running Co. of Haddonfield, our Marketing sponsor. Learn more about the RunningCo. of Haddonfield.

The Kennedy Hope & Healing 5K  is a collaboration with Kennedy Hope & Healing Center & Kennedy's Nutrition Wellness Center as part of Kennedy's annual Cancer Survivors Day Celebration.

Cancer Survivors Day

Cancer Survivors Day includes lots of fun activities to try while cheering on the 5K Run/Walk participants. For the kids and the young at heart, we have face painting, balloon art, food and live music - and much more!

Featured Activities

Chair Yoga Demonstration
Join Cindy Sporer, Exercise Specialist, as she gives a demonstration of Chair Yoga. This is an exercise that is ideal for those who find it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support. Benefits include, increased muscle tone and flexibility, reduced stress and pain, and improved mood and overall sense of well-being

Mindfulness Demonstration
Sit back and relax as Mindfulness Instructor, Linda Townshend, shares a simple exercise that will help relax and reduce the stress on your body and mind. These exercises are simple and convenient and you can take what you learned and use them throughout your daily life

Warmup for Survivorship Lap
Have fun with Exercise Specialist, Cindy Sporer, while warming up to music that will energize you for our 1- Mile Survivorship Lap.

2015 Signature Survivor Art Piece
Survivors and their family will have the opportunity to celebrate their journey by taking part in creating a signature art piece that will later be displayed in the Kennedy Cancer Center.

Publicity Disclaimer
Professional photographs, audio, and video will be captured during this event for promotional purposes. By registering for this event you agree to give consent for the Kennedy Health System and its affiliates to use photos and/or video of you from this event in printed materials and/or on its online properties without additional notice or financial consideration.

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