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Greta's Run Early Registration Ends 3/28

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Greta’s Run early registration is $25 and ends March 28. Only early registrants are guaranteed race shirts. The entry fee becomes $30 on March 29. Register online for Greta’s Run or learn more here.

Greta’s Run is Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Roosevelt Intermediate School on 301 Clark St. in Westfield, NJ. The course is USATF certified and sanctioned. Prizes and bib/shirt pick-up details will be announced closer to race day.

Wheelchairs/handcycles are welcome, and volunteers will be present for course assistance if needed. Day of schedule is 9:00-10:45 a.m.: Bib/Shirt Pick-up; 9:00-10:45 a.m.: Day-of Registration; 11 a.m.: 5k Start; noon -1 p.m.: Awards and refreshments.

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Greta’s Run is a 5k run, walk, roll and fundraiser organized in memory of Greta Schoenemann, a Westfield High School freshman who died from injuries sustained on the first anniversary of 9/11, when a tree fell on her during lunch. Organized by Greta’s childhood friends, Greta’s Run is a neighborhood centerpiece that 1,300 people of all abilities look forward to participating in. All proceeds benefit people with special and adaptive needs.

Greta’s Run skipped a year to become a 501c3 volunteer-led nonprofit, moved to Roosevelt Intermediate School, and changed the date from September to April. Participants travel in from 24 states, so Greta’s Run adopted a Local and National approach to impact. This year, Challenged Athletes Foundation and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation will benefit from the proceeds. Learn more, here.

For questions or to learn more, contact: Ben Nanna, Co-founder & Director, ben@gretasrun.com

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