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Westfield Rec Dept to Hold 5K Race & 1-Mile Fun Run May 21

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Support the Westfield Recreation Department on Sunday, May 21, at the Annual "Run The Park."  Enjoy a scenic, flat and fast 5K course around Tamaques Park. The 1-Mile Fun Run is held totally within the park.  

Our 1-Mile Family Run/Walk encourages family participation from local residents of all ages and abilities, and the 5K race assures a more competitive venue.  All proceeds assist in funding drug and alcohol-free programs offered by the Westfield Recreation Department throughout the year.  

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Race Times: 1-Mile (9:00am), 5K (9:30am). Registration table opens: 8:00am. 

Pre-Registration Packet Pick-Up: May 20 @ Westfield Running Company

Sponsors & Volunteers Needed- Contact Recreation Department if interested. 

Be Active, Be Healthy ... Be RUNNING with the Westfield Recreation Department. 

Questions? Contact Westfield Recreation Department- 908-789 4080. Email: recreation@westfieldnj.gov 

New Run Club for Ages 5-10 on Sundays in Tamaques Park starting April 23. Register at: http://ussportsinstitute.com/

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