Mahwah August 12, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 7 Foundation sets annual 10K, 5K, 2K fundraiser On Sunday, Oct. 4, the Mahwah Schools Foundation will hold its annual fundraising run, walk, and Family Fun Day. The race route begins and ends in Darlington County Park, one of Bergen County’s most beautiful locations. Each year, the turnout includes serious runners from the tri-state area, local families, and educators. Proceeds directly benefit Mahwah’s six public schools through funding of innovative programming, technology, and cultural assemblies. The event is a celebration of running, walking, live entertainment, food, prizes, and activities for the whole family. All are welcome to participate in a day that has something for everyone: a 10K Race, a 5K Run, a 2K Fun Walk and a Family Fun Day with free food, rides, and games for all. New this year is a 1K Walk in the Park, welcoming senior walkers, as well as “Trails to Wellness,” an event day health fair geared towards all age levels. The 10K will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K will begin at 10 a.m., with the award ceremony to follow the conclusion of both races. Family activities will begin at 10:30 a.m., and the 2K and 1K walks will start at ���������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������� ������������������������� Participants at the start of the 2008 10K. Local athletes are again invited to lace up their running shoes this October. ����������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������ 11:30 a.m. Check-in and registration for the 10K will be at 7 a.m., for the 5K at 8:30 a.m., and for the 2K and 1K walks at 10:30 a.m. Registration fees are $27 for the 10K, $23 for the 5K, and $40 for both races. Register on or before Sept. 29 to receive a $2 discount or a $5 discount for both races. Walk registration fees are $10 per person, up to $30 per family, for the Family Fun Walk, and $5 per person for the Walk in the Park. There is no charge for children age five and under. Members of the New Jersey Road Runners Club or USATF-NJ receive $2 discounts. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three overall finishers, each race male/ female; to the first male/female finishers; and a bonus for a new race record male/ female. Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female runners in each race in all age categories and ribbons to all participants age 13 and under. All runners will receive T-shirts. For details or to register, visit online or e-mail Janet Puzo at, Juliann D’Elena at, or ������������������������� ���������� ���������������������� Summer specials available now for a limited time only. Call Robin at 973-636-7000