WESTFIELD, NJ – Trinitas Regional Medical Center is the Platinum Sponsor once again this year for the 18th annual Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza.  

This is the tenth year of their lead platinum sponsorship. The Downtown Westfield Corporation’s 18th Annual Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza will take place on July 24, at 7 p.m.

Registration is open at www.practicehard.com. You won’t want to miss out on a night of running, pizza, prizes, and entertainment. Register at www.PracticeHard.com by midnight July 22nd with no online processing fees.

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Established in January, 2000, following the consolidation of St. Elizabeth Hospital and Elizabeth General Medical Center, Trinitas Regional Medical Center is a full-service healthcare facility serving those who live and work in Eastern and Central Union County.

Operating on two major campuses, Trinitas Regional Medical Center has 554 beds, including a 120-bed long-term care center.  Trinitas Regional Medical Center is proud to offer state-of-the-art medicine backed by compassion and competence.

Trinitas Regional Medical Center has friendly, professional staff and skilled physicians that are the foundation of the care they provide. The medical team at Trinitas Regional Medical Center offers the community the most advanced technological care in every area of medicine and surgery.

Utilizing a full spectrum of sophisticated inpatient, outpatient and long-term care services, Trinitas Regional Medical Center is proud to have forged a lifelong partnership with families, physicians and communities to provide the best care in a supportive and caring environment.

Trinitas treats over 17,000 inpatients annually, 70,000 emergency patients, and several hundred thousand outpatients. Trinitas Regional Medical offers a number of Centers of Excellence and specialized major services, including Behavioral HealthCancer CareCardiologythe Connie Dwyer Breast CenterDiabetes ManagementMaternal and Child HealthRenal ServicesSchool of NursingSenior ServicesSleep DisordersWomen's ServicesWound Healing and more. A Catholic teaching hospital, Trinitas Regional Medical Center is sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth in partnership with Elizabethtown Healthcare Foundation.

As the Platinum Sponsor, Trinitas Regional Medical Center staff will be on hand to share information about their award-winning hospital, lead the race and award the medals and plaques at the ceremony following the race.

The race will be held on the USATF certified course for the following route: On E. Broad Street Left onto N. Euclid Avenue, Left onto Park Drive through Mindowaskin Park, Cross Mountain Avenue, Right onto Lawrence Avenue, Left onto Sylvania Place, Right onto Elm Street, Left onto Newton Place, Right onto Prospect Street, Left onto Brightwood Avenue, Left onto Embree Crescent, Left onto Eaglecroft Road, Right onto Clark Street, left onto W. Dudley Avenue, Right onto Elm Street, and Finish just past E. Broad Street. Refer to www.WestfieldToday.com for the course map. 

Pizza and dessert will be provided to all registered runners. Entertainment will be provided by the ever-popular Michael Craig’s 8 ‘til When Band with an awards ceremony immediately following the race.

The Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) formed in 1996, is the management entity of the Special Improvement District. It is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors, has two full-time and one part-time staff members and numerous volunteers serving on Design, Promotion, Economic Vitality and Organization Committees.

The vision of the DWC is for Westfield, NJ to be a preferred destination where people want to live, work and visit. Westfield is honored to be one of over Main Street Community Programs in New Jersey, a part of the National Trust’s National Main Street Center. Westfield is also honored to have won the 2004 Great American Main Street Award, the 2010 America in Bloom Award and the 2013 Great Places in NJ award by the NJ Chapter of the American Planning Association.