Health & Wellness

Scenes from the St. Bart's 5K Race in Scotch Plains-Fanwood

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The Ho Family is ready to run. Credits: John Mooney
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Bob Lacosta and his granddaughter ran the St. Bart's 5K together. Credits: John Mooney
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Mayor Smith addresses the runners as Mayor Mahr looks on. Credits: John Mooney
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Fanwood Police Chief Trigo reviews safety rules for the runners as Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith listens. Credits: John Mooney
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Father and son runners Paul Allen and John Allen Credits: John Mooney
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St. Bart's choir dabs before the race. Credits: John Mooney
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New Jersey Road Runners Credits: John Mooney
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Mayor Al Smith of Scotch Plains and Mayor Colleen Mahr of Fanwood Credits: John Mooney
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Father David
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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Under beautiful skies, the St. Bart's 5K Race brought out runners of all ages who raced through the streets of Scotch Plains and Fanwood in an annual rite of spring.

Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, and Fanwood Police Chief Richard Trigo welcomed the crowd and wished them well. The race is one of four events in Mayor Smith's "Mayor's Wellness Campaign," which also includes the YMCA 5K (May 16), Race to Summer 5K in downtown Scotch Plains (June 27), and Union Catholic 5K Spooktacular (October 27).

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