The Arc of Essex County Announces Winners of 16th Annual Building Tomorrows 5K Race

May 7, 2014 at 2:52 AM

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – A 28-year old New York City man was the overall winner of the 16th Annual Building Tomorrows 5K Run, while a 13 year-old girl from Waldwick NJ place first among female competitors.

Over 300 runners came out for the annual 5K run held at 10 am Saturday April 12 in Essex County’s Brookdale Park. The race and a simultaneous two-mile walk raised funds for The Arc of Essex County, the area’s largest provider of services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities including Autism and Down syndrome and their families. The Building Tomorrows 5K Run/2-Mile Walk is part of The Arc of New Jersey’s annual Step Up For The Arc statewide initiative of walkathons held locally by every county chapter.

Timothy Lynch of New York, NY was the winner with a time of 16:35.45, followed by Ted Mussano of Wayne, NJ with a time of 17:53.66 and Mohamed Abboub of Patterson, NJ with a time of 18:12.84.

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The top female finisher, 15th overall, was 13-year-old Rhiannon Novelli of Waldwick, NJ with a time of 21:06.08. Aya Leitz of Jersey City, NJ placed second among women with a time of 21:11.17 and Nikki Drader of Nutley, NJ was third female finisher with a time of 22:15.41. A complete list of race results is available at www.tinyurl.com/buildingtomorrows.

The race and walk were sponsored by the Michael P. Bergeron Foundation, PwC, Bird Pharma Consulting, LLC, Prudential Financial, PSEG, SaxBST, Cheer Me Up Foundation, Gallagher Bollinger, Mack-Cali Realty, Oratory Preparatory School, Village Super Market, Wakefern Food Corporation, Applebee's (Doherty Enterprises, Inc.), Benefit Management Solutions Inc., Bogush Inc., Evergreen Landscaping, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 68, Jardim, Meisner & Susser P.C., Merchants Alarm Systems, and Signature Property Management.

The Arc of Essex County is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to helping children and adults with intellectual and development disabilities participate in every level of our society and enjoy fuller, more independent lives. Founded in 1948, The Arc of Essex County provides 47 unique programs and services that support over 1,500 people throughout Essex County from birth to their senior years. For more information or to make a donation, visit www.arcessex.org.

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