LONG BRANCH, NJ - NJ Sharing Network's Annual 5K Celebration of Life occurred on May 20 in Long Branch.

The 5K Celebration of Life brings together thousands of walkers, runners and volunteers to honor those who gave the gift of organ or tissue, pay tribute to those who have a received a transplant, offer hope to those waiting for a transplant and remember those who passed away while waiting for the gift of life. 

Kristen Zosche, a Cedar Grove resident and member of Team Iggy’s, was the first place overall female finisher in the USATF Certified Race at the NJ Sharing Network’s Annual 5K Celebration of Life in Long Branch.