Bike, Run, Walk For Pancreatic Cancer

Bike, Run, Walk For Pancreatic Cancer

Bike, Run, Walk For Pancreatic Cancer

 

The Long Valley Village Association in partnership with the Washington Township Health

Department plans to hold the 5th Annual Columbia Trail Tromp, a memorial for Bill Harrington, Sr.,

to raise money for pancreatic cancer research.

 

This event is set for Sun., Aug. 30, at the Schooley’s Mountain entrance to the

Columbia Trail in Long Valley, beginning at 7 a.m. for riders and 8:30 a.m. for walkers and

runners. Online registration is available at www.thetromp.com.

 

The walk/run/bike route will go through Califon, continue to High Bridge and then head back to Long

Valley for a total distance of 24 miles. A shuttle bus from Califon and High Bridge will also be available if

Participants choose to only walk/run part of the total distance.

 

This rain or shine event will start in the parking lot at 24 Schooley’s Mountain Road, next to the Long

Valley Green Market. Parking is available at the Long Valley Middle School on West Mill Road. Shuttles

from the middle school to 24 Schooley’s Mountain Road will be provided.

 

For teams, dress in fun themed attire. Prizes will be awarded in various categories!!

 

Pre-registration to participate is required at www.lvva.org. The donation is $20 per person or $50 per

family, up to 4 participants, and seniors are $10 per person. Each participant will receive a t-shirt and a

goody bag. For more information, go to www.thetromp.com.

 

For information regarding sponsorship and volunteering please email, events@lvva.org or call

908.672.2458.

 

The American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for pancreatic cancer in the United States for

2015: About 48,960 people (24,840 men and 24,120 women) will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

About 40,560 people (20,710 men and 19,850 women) will die of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer accounts for about three percent of all cancers in the U.S., and accounts for about seven percent of cancer deaths.

 

Come out to bike/run/walk or just come out to support this worthy cause and enjoy the day. This event is sponsored by the Long Valley Village Association, The Washington Township Health

Department and the Morris and Hunterdon County Parks.

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