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Annual Madison 5K Announced for May 6; Several Local Sponsors Provide Support

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(Left to right): Colleen Taddeo, 5K Co-chair; Greg Kleiman, owner of THE MAX Challenge at 35 Main St. in Madison; and Tim Kelley, 5K Race Director. Credits: Madison Education Foundation
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MADISON, NJ – The 15th annual Madison 5K Run, Walk and Kids Fun Run returns to Madison High School this year on Sunday, May 6 with donation help from several new and returning local sponsors. 

This year’s newest addition is THE MAX Challenge, a fitness studio located in the heart of the historic downtown district at 35 Main St. THE MAX Challenge uses a 10-week body transformation program that combines nutritional counseling, fitness and positive motivation. 

"We are thrilled to have THE MAX Challenge on board as an enthusiastic new 5K sponsor," said Madison Education Foundation Co-president Clare Sievers. "THE MAX Challenge also sponsored our gala last year, and we are very happy to be working with them again for the 5K."

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Fitness is all about achieving goals, according to THE MAX Madison owner Gregory Kleiman, and the 5K "aligns nicely" with his studio’s commitment to "keeping the people of Madison fit and healthy." 

"That’s why the educational goals of Madison Education Foundation are so important to us," he said. "We train a lot of parents of Madison public school kids—so the goal is healthy body, healthy mind."

New and returning sponsorship from local businesses "are vital to making this event a success," according to foundation Co-president Diane Ryan.

Several of these have renewed their support for this year’s 5K, including the Madison Area YMCA; Behind the Wheel with Carmen, a Rose City-based driving school; ConnectOne Bank of Madison; Pfizer of Madison; Nick’s Floor Covering, Inc. of Madison; Hickory Tree Deli of Chatham; and Acrow Bridge of Parsippany.

"A steady increase in event participation over the last several years has meant that registration fees cover all operating costs for the 5K," Ryan said. "That means that every sponsor dollar we receive explicitly supports our enrichment grants."

Sponsorship for this year’s 5K is still available for interested local businesses and organizations. 
Possible contributions can range from $250 to $3,000 with a variety of available benefits depending on the chosen donation amount. 

"New this year you can have your business name and logo exclusively on the sleeve of the race t-shirt or be a Kids Fun Run sponsor," said 5K Co-chair Colleen Taddeo. "All sponsorship levels include marketing in local papers, social media, branding on the MEF website, race signage, banners and registration brochures."

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, send an email to mef5krace@gmail.com or click here to fill out a sponsor form online.

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