Please join us for the 10th Annual Step Up For The Arc 5K Run/1-Mile Walk on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Oak Ridge Park; Oak Ridge Road, Clark NJ.


Schedule of events:

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Registration opens at 7:45 a.m.

5K kicks off at 9 a.m.

5K awards at 9:45 a.m.

1 Mile Walk at 10 a.m.

Features: Shirts guaranteed to all preregistrants! Local Food and Drink Provided. DJ and face painting. Massages by Seraphim Wellness.

Water Station. Certified Course, Offering 500 USATF-NJ Grand Prix Points. 

5K Medals will be awarded to: 1, 2, 3 Overall male and female (with additional prizes); and First in each age group 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-59, 80-84, and 85 & over.

Cost: Registration fee ranges from $10 to $30 depending on your age, when you register, and whether you Walk or Run.

Contact: Stephanie D’Souza,, 973-315-0020              

This event will raise money for The Arc of Union County’s programs and services. The Arc of Union County serves more than 1,000 adults and children with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Affiliated with both The Arc of NJ and The Arc of the US, the local chapter was founded in 1949 by parents of children with special needs.  The organization supports the community through educational services such as The Arc Kohler School of Mountainside, Early Intervention, After School and Saturday recreation programs, and Camp Star; Residential Services; Employment services; and Adult Day social and respite programs.