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6th Annual Fanwood 5k Scheduled for Oct. 25

Nearly 300 runners took part in last year's Fanwood 5K. Credits: Brian Horton
The race is set for October 25 at 9:00 a.m. Credits:
The Fanwood 5K starts on Martine Ave. at Mac Lennan Place. Credits:

FANWOOD, NJ - The 6th Annual Fanwood 5K & Family Fun Run has been set for Oct. 25, 2015.

The Family Fun Run will begin at 9:00 a.m. and costs $5 (or $10 with a race t-shirt). All participants in the Family Fun Run will receive an award.

The 5K Race will begin at 9:30 a.m. and costs $25 ($20 for USATF members) and comes with a race t-shirt.

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Race Day will see prizes awarded in numerous classifications:

  • Top 3 Male & Female
  • Winners in age groups of 5 years, 18 & under to 80 & over

Following the race will be refreshments, a live DJ and various vendor booths and activities to partake in. The event will include tattoos for kids, music, raffles, and Child's Play Challenge Course.

Registration for the event can be done online and is due by Oct. 22. Volunteers are needed to allow the event to run properly, and those interested can contact Michele Moore via email at

More information on the race can be obtained by visiting the website or contacting the race director Joe Valente at or (201) 725-2032.

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