7th Annual RWJBarnabas Health - Running with the Devils 5K Run & Walk

5K Run & Walk

Date: Sunday, October 29, 2023 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex - 9 Cherry Lane, West Orange, NJ 07052

Virtual 5K Run & Walk

Date: October 1 - 29, 2023

RWJBarnabas Health and the New Jersey Devils are teaming up for the 7th annual RWJBarnabas Health Running with the Devils 5K Run & Walk while offering both live and virtual formats in 2023. The live 5K Run & Walk will take place on Sunday, October 29, at Essex County’s South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. The virtual format offers an extended opportunity to run or walk at a convenient location within participants’ communities from October 1–29.

This year, both the competitive 5K race on a USATF Certified Course and the Walk will take place along Cherry Lane and the scenic reservoir at South Mountain Recreation Complex. All proceeds from the event will support RWJBarnabas Health’s efforts to protect and build healthier communities throughout New Jersey.

All registered runners and walkers for live event receive FREE entry to Essex County’s award-winning Turtle Back Zoo on event day, with a line-up of family-friendly activities planned at the zoo post-race.

For individuals and families not available to participate in the live event, the virtual format offers the option to run or walk around a neighborhood, at a local park, or even on a treadmill from October 1–29 using the RunGo App. Virtual participants are also eligible for prizes and will receive FREE access to Turtle Back Zoo between October 30 and December 30.

Exciting fundraising incentives are being offered for individuals and teams (Live and Virtual) highlighted by tickets to New Jersey Devils games, signed New Jersey Devils merchandise, and the opportunity to engage with alumni, among others. Awards will be presented for the top three finishers overall and in multiple age categories (Live & Virtual).

Registration is NOW Open! Children 11 and under are FREE. For more information on the event, or to register for the RWJBarnabas Health “Running with the Devils 5K Run and Walk,” please visit rwjbh.org/runningwiththedevils.

Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex

9 Cherry Lane

West Orange, NJ 07052

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