Health & Wellness

Red Cross North Jersey Region Holds Run for the Red 5K

2b1c3a0145ed8f913eab_001.jpg
John Hogan, who finished second Credits: Jason Cohen
a687afcd21cad2f49734_002.jpg
Nicole Cavender, who finished in the top 10 of the race Credits: Jason Cohen
bdc1ee2f24974158676b_006.jpg
Patricia Butcher, who finished third with her daughter Credits: Jason Cohen
3fb590895627077d674f_003.jpg
Credits: Jason Cohen
442f82c4da756ca1ce80_005.jpg
Credits: Jason Cohen
2b1c3a0145ed8f913eab_001.jpg

MILLBURN, NJ - The Red Cross of the North Jersey Region held their seventh annual Run for the Red 5k in Millburn on Sunday morning, Dec. 2, to raise money for the Red Cross and support programs locally and regionally.

The race started at 10 a.m. at the Millburn Public Library and continued on a beautiful, tree-lined course through the South Mountain Reservation. Youngsters also competed in the Children's Fun Run prior to the 5K.  

The chairs of the event were Barry and Patricia O’Brien and it was coordinated with the help of the Millburn Township Committee. It was sponsored by the Sneaker Factory as well as by the C.R. Bard Foundation, Inc., Investors Bank, AAA, Sports Authority, Ernst & Young LLP, Lane McVicker, Office Furniture Partnership, Theatre Arts PT, Millburn Laser Center, Powerflow Yoga, Professional Audio Consultants, The Racquets Club of Short Hills, Toll Brothers and Walter Bauman Jewelers.  

Sign Up for E-News

Kim Goetz, the director of special events for the Red Cross of North Jersey, was excited to be at her first Run for the Red 5k. She said besides the foggy weather and chilly temperatures, it was a great turnout, with over 200 participants this year running in the race.

“It’s a great fundraiser and raises awareness for us,” Goetz said.

John Hogan of Washington, who has won the race twice in the past, finished second. He exercises often and participates in several marathons throughout the year, as well.

“I was trying to win, but obviously I didn’t,” Hogan said.

Short Hills resident Nicole Cavender tries to run in the race every year and said she always enjoys it. She was a little out of breath, but finished in the top 10.

“I thought it was really good,” she said. “I had a good time.”

Making the trek from Stockholm in Sussex County was Patricia Butcher, who at the age of 50 is in extremely good shape. She finished third and also ran last year, as well. Butcher is also a member of the North Jersey Masters Club in Ridgewood, so she is constantly running in races throughout the state.

“I really liked the race and it’s for a great cause,” she said. “I ran pretty fast considering I raced yesterday.”

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Millburn/Short Hills

Video: Scoutmaster Ken Fineran Street Dedication Ceremony

May 21, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Township and Boy Scout Troop 17 of St. Rose of Lima honored the life and accomplishments of late Scoutmaster Kenneth W. Fineran on Sunday, May 20. Troop 17 Scouts, in conjunction with Millburn Township and St. Rose of Lima Church.

Vehicle Stolen from Residence; Millburn Police Department Investigating

May 10, 2018

On May 2, 2018 Millburn Police Officer Barbosa responded to Neiman Marcus on a theft report. Neiman Marcus personnel report a black male wearing a black jumpsuit with the word “Kappa” on the front, and a black male wearing a blue shirt with the word “Champion” on the front each took a backpack valued at $1195.00 each and left the store without making payment. The incident ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 15

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn some important tips for controlling and avoiding diabetes from an Atlantic Health System expert, see how Atlantic Health is advancing cutting-edge research, hear what’s being done to keep health care environmentally friendly and much more!

 

Upcoming Millburn Township Committee Primary Election

May 12, 2018

Dear Fellow Millburn and Short Hills Residents,

Having given the selection of a candidate for the upcoming Millburn Township Committee primary election some serious thought, I have come to the conclusion that Corey Biller has the credentials to move the Township forward in a positive manner.

I know that Corey will bring a new and positive sensibility to the Committee, one that is ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_0107a49d5d9d4b0487f7_32153724_1962184047156114_4486676335237791744_n

Wed, May 23, 7:30 PM

Millburn High School , Millburn

Millburn High School Spring Concert

Carousel_image_0aa9371be0a5c11dde9e_32207734_590377658000828_3468436406508978176_n

Thu, May 24, 5:00 PM

The Hills Tavern, Millburn

Pre-Memorial Day Bash at Hills Tavern

Carousel_image_27a1c651521c971f9a4d_1cdb218c0a6934197fac_b2a4cff22151f502f44b2552724bef71_xl

Thu, May 24, 7:00 PM

Livingston Public Library, Livingston

Understanding Hearing Loss

Health & Wellness

Carousel_image_a672cdafc20b92829fd3_158ad19999d276c471a8_picture1

Fri, May 25, 12:30 PM

Millburn High School, Millburn

Fleet Week at Millburn High School

Genius Gems Grand Opening in Millburn

May 22, 2018

Genius Gems LLC, a Unique STEM-based Learn & Play Space, Announces Grand Opening in Millburn, New Jersey on June 3rd  

 

What Can Your Child Build with over 24,000 Magnetic Tiles?

 

MILLBURN, NJ – Genius Gems, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)-based learn and play space, is thrilled to announce the opening of ...

First Millburn Spring Festival Coming to Taylor Park

The Indian American Association of Millburn and Short Hills and The South Mountain Civic Association are organizing the 1st Millburn Spring Festival in Taylor park and Bauer Center on Sunday, June 10th, 2018 from 1-4 PM. The entire community is invited to a fun filled afternoon with many Millburn downtown restaurants setting up food stalls, Henna tattoo artist, Face painting and live Indian Music ...

Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training coming to Millburn Library May 23

Caring Contact, a crisis hotline that serves Northern and Central New Jersey, will host Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training at the Millburn Library on May 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m. There is no cost for this training but space is limited so registration is recommended.

 

To register, visit http://weblink.donorperfect.com/SuicideAwarenessSpring2018.

 

Caring contact's ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...