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Spread The Purple is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization who is devoted to making a difference in the community. It is our mission to provide guidance to both individuals and families for the right resources and assistance they can use during unexpected circumstance.  One of the ways we assist is through our fundraisers, such our 5K Run.

The organization is hosting our 3rd Annual 5K Run Charity Race. The purpose of the race is to raise funds to better assist New Jersey's Homeowners, who struggle to pay for oil, stay warm during the winter months. So, we ask our community to show support by picking our race, support our cause, and join the fun by just simply clicking on the REGISTER Button!

Any Spectators that attend the day of the Race can enter for FREE! Come cheer on a Friend, Family Member, or Co-Worker as he/she Walk or Run For Warmth!

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Rain Out Date: 09-03-2017


  • Zumba Warm Up before The Race
  • Gourmet Cooking by Personal Chef Dakar Byrd 
  • FREE Body Massage After The Race
  • A Vendor Affair After The Race
  • An Award Ceremony

USATF MEMBERS: This course is both sanction and part of the GRAND PRIX, worth 500 points, through the USATF-NJ. 

We can't wait to see everyone on Saturday, September 2, 2017! There will be an Award CeremonyGreat Vendors, Music and a chance to WIN FREE Running Shoe at Road Runner Sports at the Paramus NJ Location. There will be FREE Parking available On-Site.

Starts: 09/02/2017 at 8:30am

Ends: 09/02/2017 at 2:00pm

Address: West Circuit Drive

Venue: Brookdale Park

City: Montclair

Zip Code: 07043

State: NJ

Contact Person: Maryange Ariste

Phone: 973-996-8447





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