ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Get ready to ride for the annual "Crankgiving" cycling event, which began in 1999, to raise money for local food banks and shelters. Apart, Together in Motion, a locally owned virtual fitness studio, recently announced that they will be participating once again in this year's Cranksgiving cycling event. 

"We are so happy that we can continue this tradition through the pandemic. This has been a hard time for so many people and with the holiday season approaching we are so thrilled to be able to help in any way." said Sandra Wang, one of the owners of Apart, Together in Motion. "This year's layout is non-traditional due to COVID-19 so it is a 10 to 20-mile route through Robbinsville rather than a scavenger hunt through the area. We hope that we can continue this as an annual event in Robbinsville and really get into the spirit of things next year!"

Wang, a Robbinsville resident, added that they will "have something for every fitness enthusiast on Halloween." 

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The Together, All in Motion Crankgiving event will be held on Halloween, October 31. The bike ride will begin at 10:00am at the Silver Angel in Town Center. For individuals who do not want to cycle, they can participate in a Killer Kickboxing course beginning at the same time and location. One hour earlier, at 9:00am, there will be a "Spooky Sculpt" class and a Monster Mash-up class for children. 

Participants will need to register in advance at the Apart, Together in Motion website. They also are asked to bring $15 in non-perishable items to support the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen and the Robbinsville Food Pantry.  Donations also will benefit the food banks.

A drop box to support Cranksgiving also will be at the Robbinsville Municipal Building located at 2298 Route 33 in Robbinsville.

Participants in any of the classes are encouraged to wear costumes to add to the Halloween spirit.

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