Giving Back

Seventh Annual Stop for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk Set for September 17

d12222f7acd2d90ce990_Nikhil_walk_2017.jpg
d12222f7acd2d90ce990_Nikhil_walk_2017.jpg

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The seventh annual Stop for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk will take place on Sept. 17 at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Avenue. The event is coordinated by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation, an organization founded in 2011 following the death of Nikhil Badlani in an automobile crash caused by a distracted driver.

The course is USATF certified (Code: NJ16528JHP). Awards and prizes will be given to the top male and female, top three male and female runners in each age group, a team captain for raising the most funds and team captain with the most team members.

The event is coordinated by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation, an organization founded in 2011 following the death of Nikhil Badlani in an automobile crash caused by a distracted driver.

Sign Up for E-News

The mission of The Nikhil Badlani Foundation is “to expand and enhance the lives of underserved children in West Orange, New Jersey, and neighboring communities through individualized lessons for talented musicians, scholarships for graduating seniors, and traffic safety awareness and education for all.”

The schedule of events (rain or shine) is as follows:

7:00 a.m. Registration

8:30 a.m. 5K Run

9:15 a.m. Ceremony

10:00 a.m. 3K Walk

10:45 a.m. Kids Run (ages 8 and under)

Following the event, participants can receive reduced admissions to Turtle Back Zoo, Codey Arena and Mini Golf Safari by showing their bibs. (Race day only.)

For more information or to register for the Walk/Run, go to www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

East Hanover/Florham Park

Important Message for Florham Park Residents Regarding the Fourth of July

Important July 4th Celebration Reminder - Please be advised in the interest of safety and security, the entire parade route will be CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC beginning at 8:30am on July 4, 2018. This will impact residents who live along the parade route and all of the side streets that connect to the parade route. (Please see the map attached to this post)

Please ensure that you plan accordingly ...

DevCo is building a new version of Rutgers "The Yard." You may be surprised to see where.

June 8, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK - In 2016, Rutgers University proudly opened “The Yard,” a student housing and retail complex along College Avenue built under the direction of the New Brunswick Development Corp.

Now the corporation, the non-profit development arm for the City of New Brunswick and commonly known as DevCo, is replicating the housing and commercial construction more than two hours ...

Shore Travel Idea - Visit the Debut of Belmar Arts’ Sculpture Garden and Labyrinth - June 2

BELMAR, NJ — Need an excuse to visit Belmar this weekend?  Curious about the eclectic collection of sculpture and other objects that occupies a small corner outside the Belmar Arts Center on River Road?  Why not solve both needs at once?

The public is invited to learn more about the Belmar Arts Sculpture Garden and Labyrinth during its official opening on Saturday, June 2 ...

Upcoming Events

Fri, June 22, 8:00 PM

Education Center, West Orange

Night Moves: Evening Guided Zoo Tours

Education Other

Sun, June 24, 11:00 AM

Mountain Lakes

Art at the Esplanade

Arts & Entertainment

Carousel_image_5e177eaae57739064cd4_397f63ad2fb50392a776_29178074_2107642336134787_2638697507160326144_n

Sun, June 24, 11:00 AM

Totowa

MakerFest 2018

The End of Jets Mini-Camp

After a week of crystal clear cerulean skies over 1 Jets Drive, the New York Jets just wrapped up their mandatory full squad mini-camp.

New York Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles held press conferences after practices last Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Jets fans have lots of questions at this time of year on what to expect from their team this fall. The press questions covered a wide ...

1896 Miles Away But Hanover Park Stands with Sante Fe

June 16, 2018

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- After the awful events at Santa Fe High School last month, students at Hanover Park organized support. Under the supervision of Kim Lurz, and staff assistance, the students created a banner and put together giftbags for the victims of the attack. Recently students from Santa Fe High were featured on the  TODAY show and brought along the banner. 

Hornets ...

Obituaries

Beverly Jean (Charlton) Weimar, of Ship Bottom, and Florham Park, New Jersey passed away on March ...
Read more

The Community is Invited to the Madison Area YMCA’s Celebration of Impact Barbecue 

June 20, 2018

Come celebrate! The Madison Area YMCA invites the community to its Celebration of Impact Barbecue on the grounds of the Madison Area YMCA's Family Center, located at 111 Kings Road in Madison on Sunday, June 24, from 1-3 p.m.

This FREE family-friendly event celebrates our members, families, donors and friends, and the Y’s impact on our community. With food, music and games, ...