Whippany Fire Company Hosts Annual Race

The Whippany Fire Company plans to host the annual 5k race/walk on Sun., May 7.  Registration will be from 7 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Race time is 8:30 a.m.

This year’s title Sponsor this year is Wegmans of Whippany.  So far the following business have signed up as sponsors AppleeBee’s, Brookside Diner, IT Radix, Winston Preparatory School and Helfand Associates. To become a sponsor go to www.whippanyfire.com/5k.  Sport Care Institute will be there to help everyone get stretched and warmed up for the race.

The couse is USATF Certified on Township Roads, flat, hill, and incline. Course starts and finishes at Bee Meadow Park which is located at the corner of Reynolds Ave and Pond Road in Whippany.  Parking will be across the street at the Bee Meadow School.

There is a category for firefighters that are running in their bunker gear.

The entry fee is  $25 pre-registered by April 23; $30 after and day of the race Students 19 and under and USATF-NJ – $23 if pre-registered by April 23; $30 after and day  of race.

Medals will be given to the top three males and females 19 and under; five year age groups 20 thru 85+top male/female overall; top three firefighter running in turn out gear.

Custom designed T-shirts guaranteed, adult sizes only, to pre-registrants; post registrants while supplies last. Bag check area. Race Joy GPS tracking.

For online registration, go to https://register.compuscore.com/whippany-fire-company-5k/ by April 28.

Questions, contact the Race Director Dale R. Cowley at 973-332-2630; dcowley@whippanyfire.com.

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