April 11, 2014 at 7:49 PM
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - As part of Essex County's Cherry Blossom Festival, the county executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. is inviting the public to celebrate the arrival of spring and get fit with their family or friends. On Saturday, the "1-Mile Fun Run and Walk" will take place at Essex County's Branch Brook Park near the Prudential Concert Grove. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., and the race will start at 10 a.m.
Children are encouraged to run individually or as a member of a school team. Schools and groups must register in advance by calling 973-239-2495. This is a free event. All participants will receive a commemorative T-shirt.