Due to tomorrow's anticipated severe weather, we have tentatively
rescheduled tomorrow's event for Thursday, June 20th at 7 p.m.
Confirmation of this date to follow.
The Somerset Hills
YMCA will host the 12th Annual Flag Day 5K Run at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday,
June 13th at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mount Airy Road in Basking
Ridge. Proceeds benefit homeless and wounded veterans at Community Hope’s Hope
for Veterans® Transitional Housing Program and Valley Brook Village, currently
under construction, at the nearby Lyons VA campus.
The Flag Day 5K race
will be run on a fast and flat USATF sanctioned and certified course. Runners
will begin and end the race at the Somerset Hills YMCA. Mile markers will be
available and time will be provided by Bestrace computer services. The Flag Day
5K is a USATF New Jersey Grand Prix event and runners will get 500 points for
Register for the June 13th Run online at http://www.communityhope-nj.org/events.5krun.php
On-site registration at the
Somerset Hills YMCA will be available on race day starting at 5:00 p.m.
The cost to pre-register is
or for USTF members. Day-of race registration is .
participants will receive a T-shirt. Trophies will be awarded to the top male
and female finishers.
Medals will be given to the
top three male and female finishers in eight age groups.
The New Jersey Devil, the
hockey team’s mascot, will be on hand to greet event participants and cheer on the
runners and the VA Color Guard will lead the runners to the starting line.
DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM HERE
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