Health & Wellness

Battle of the Business 5k Takes Off at The Green at Florham Park

July 3, 2014 at 4:18 PM

FLORHAM PARK, NJ – The seventh annual Battle of the Business 5K Run took place on June 30 at The Green at Florham Park. The event was presented by ADP and Livingston based, Sobel & Co. Certified Public Accountants and Consultants.

Proceeds from the community event went to benefit The Children’s Institute in Verona.

“We had a great turnout from the businesses in the community,” said Heather Sperduto, event organizer. “ADP, BSAF and Lowenstein Sandler all brought over 100 people.”

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Booths from several vendors were set up to provide snacks for the runners, including Jersey Mike’s and Philly Pretzel Factory. Richie Maclachlan, representative for Jersey Mike’s said, “We are serving 500 sandwiches after the race.”

Some other vendors in attendance included Runner’s High which offered fittings for the runner’s sneakers. Hollenbach Family Chiropractic ran the “Tune-up Tent” which offered a space for stretching and relaxation.

Eric Clay, 14, finished the race first in 17 minutes and four seconds. He is a rising sophomore from Morristown who ran for BASF. Eric said, “It feels good to win.”

“It’s a great race,” said Joe Jacobs, who ran for Lowenstein Sandler. Jacobs co-owns The Sneaker Factory in Florham Park.

The event was followed by an awards ceremony with multiple prizes given according to each age group and business team.

"It is terrific to see all the corporate running teams participating in Battle of the Business. It is good a way for organizations of any size to build morale, encourage camaraderie, emphasize healthy habits and have fun competing against other NJ companies while contributing to The Children's Institute in Verona at the same time,” said Alan Sobel, managing partner of Sobel & Co. “It is a win-win situation and we are proud to join ADP in this great venture every summer." 

For more information on the event or its sponsors, go to www.battleofthebusiness5k.com.

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