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Kids Race for Kids in Support of St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, Sept. 16

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The 4 Miler at Garret Mountain will return to Woodland Park, NJ on Saturday, September 16, 2017 for the sixth straight year.  Presented by The Sax Charitable Foundation – Sax LLP’s philanthropic arm – the annual run/walk event directly benefits the Child Life Department at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Paterson, NJ.  This Department depends solely on private funding to support the children’s quality-of-life programs that help decrease the stress and anxiety caused by illness and hospitalization. 

A highlight of the 4 Miler is the chance for children to contribute to the cause.  Kids’ Dashes are arranged for children ages 2 to 11 beginning at 10:15 a.m., and will feature distances ranging from 25 to 200 yards.  The entry fee for a kids’ dash is $5.00 and all children participating will receive a t-shirt and a finishing ribbon.

Adults also can participate in one of Northern New Jersey’s most challenging and scenic 4-mile runs at the start time of 9 a.m., or a 1.5-mile trail walk starting at 9:10 a.m. The pre-registration fee for adults is $25.00 before September 11 and $30.00 after September 11, and the day-of.

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To register for the event, visit www.raceforum.com/garret.  Additional race day entertainment will include a live DJ, random prize drawings, a variety of children’s activities including face painting, and post-race refreshments. The 568-acre Garret Mountain Reservation is located at 288 Rifle Camp Road. The event will be held rain or shine.

Since its inception in 2012, the 4 Miler has raised nearly $300,000 for the Child Life Department, becoming one of their largest financial supporters, and one of the most successful philanthropic fall events in the tri-state area.  Last year, over 350 runners/walkers participated and $60,000 was raised.

All expenses associated with the event are being absorbed by Sax LLP in order to donate 100 percent of the sponsorship proceeds directly to St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Interested corporations, foundations and individuals can contact Bianca Madrigal at (973) 472-6250 ext. 254, or via email at BMadrigal@saxllp.com for more information.

 

About St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital

St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital is a specialized children’s hospital at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ which is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.  As one of the first pediatric hospitals designated by the state, St. Joseph’s offers a full spectrum of specialty and subspecialty services designed to meet the unique needs of their young patients, ranging in age from birth to 21 years old.

St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital offers the expertise of Board-certified physicians across a variety of medical and surgical concentrations. Care is conveniently provided at the Children’s Hospital in Paterson and at subspecialty centers across Northern New Jersey, including those in Paramus, Wayne and Hoboken.

 

For more information, please visit https://stjosephshealth.org/sjch.

About Sax LLP

Founded in 1956, Sax LLP is a multi-disciplinary, forward-thinking accounting, tax and advisory firm serving the needs of high-net-worth families and individuals, closely held companies, family-owned businesses and not-for-profit organizations for over 60 years.  With offices in Clifton, NJ and New York City, NY, Sax has been ranked among the Top Accounting Firms in New Jersey by NJBIZ and the Regional Mid-Atlantic Accounting Leaders by Accounting Today

For more information, please visit www.saxllp.com.

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