VERONA, NJ — Like many other activities and events in 2020, the Verona Labor Day 5K will be going virtual this weekend.

The 38th annual Verona Labor Day Classic can be run any time between 6 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5 and 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 7. All the proceeds from this event go to support local charities and scholarships. The virtual run can be completed either on the certified course for the Verona Labor Day Classic 5K, or you can pick your own route to run. 

The cost is $10 per person or you can make a donation if you are unable to run. All participants will be entered in a raffle for a $100 gift card to Fleet Feet Montclair. 

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How It Works:
Sign up for the event any time between until Sept. 7.
Print out the custom bib to wear when you run the event.
Decide whether to use the course for the Verona Labor Day Classic 5K or pick your own route or run.
Complete your run on Labor Day weekend any time between 6:00 am on Sat, Sept. 5 and 8:00 pm on Mon, Sept 7.
Submit your finishing time to the Results page on Runsignup.
Post your photos and race reports to the Facebook page for the event.
Course Map for Verona Labor Day Classic 5K:
Click here for the USATF certified course map for the Verona Labor Day Classic 5K.


Awards:
There are no awards for this year's race but all participants will be entered in a raffle for a $100 gift card to Fleet Feet Montclair.


Scholarships Supported by this Event:
This event is organized by volunteers from Verona UNICO and the Essex Running Club with all of the proceeds going towards local charities and scholarships. Verona UNICO awards several scholarships each year to college bound seniors from Verona and the Essex Running Club awards the Doug Williams Memorial Scholarship each year to college bound seniors at Montclair High School.


More Information:
Click here to go to the event page on Runsignup or email mickclose@aol.com if you have any questions.