WOODLAND PARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--It’s time to register for a morning of fun, fitness and fundraising at one of the most scenic charity runs in New Jersey. “The Second Annual 4 Miler at Garret Mountain” is taking place on Sat., Sept. 7, 2013 at Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park. The race event, sponsored by Sax Macy Fromm (SMF) Foundation, will benefit the Child Life Department at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital.
The 568-acre recreational Garret Mountain Reservation, an area landmark, is located at 288 Rifle Camp Road. This year’s event features a 4-mile run on a scenic USA Track and Field (USATF) certified race course as well as a 1.5-mile trail walk. Kids’ dashes, with distances ranging from 25 to 200 yards, will be held for youngsters ages 2 to 11. Race day entertainment includes a DJ, random prize drawings, a variety of children’s activities and post-race refreshments. In addition, custom technical t-shirts will be provided to participants while supplies last.
The accounting firm of Sax Macy Fromm in Clifton, N.J. established the SMF Foundation to give back to the community. The Foundation once again will be absorbing all expenses associated with the 4 Miler in order to donate 100 percent of the proceeds raised through sponsors directly to St. Joseph’s Child Life Department.
4-Miler Kickoff at 9 a.m.
The 4-mile run will begin at 9 a.m., followed by a trail walk at 9:10 a.m. and kids’ dashes at 10:15 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for overall male and female winners, as well as to winners in the 4 Miler age groups. All participating youngsters will receive finishing ribbons.
Pre-registration for participants is $23 ($20 for USATF members) through Sept. 2. After Sept. 2 and on race day, registration is $25. To pre-register for the event, which is being held rain or shine, visit www.raceforum.com/garret.