The ARC of Essex County is holding its 12th Annual "Building Tomorrows" 5K Run/2 Mile Walk on Saturday, April 17, 2010 at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield. Registration is from 8:15 am - 9:45 am, and the Run start time is 10:00 am. The course is USATF certified. Registration before April 11th is $22; $20 for USATF members. Same day registration is $25. There are prizes for the top three runners, male and female, in each age category from 14 and under to over 75. T-shirts and goody bags are provided for all participants while supplies last. Families, children, strollers, and pets on leashes, are welcome.

The ARC of Essex County is a private, non-profit agency that serves individuals with developmental disabilities in and around the Essex County area. For additional information, contact Kristy Hartman at 973-535 -1181, ext.1224 or visit our website at