Race for Recess 2018


October 20, 2018


Branch Brook Park

Cherry Blossom Welcome Center
Newark, NJ United States

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8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday, October 20th, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Branch Brook Park (Cherry Blossom Welcome Center & Franklin Avenue)

Join Playworks New York/New Jersey in our community by walking or running in our 5K Race for Recess. This family-friendly fundraiser will include music, games, giveaways, and activities. All proceeds will support Playworks efforts to ensure that every kid is included on the playground and has the chance to build valuable social and emotional skills

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Registration:  8:30AM

Warm up and Registration: 9:15AM

Race-Walk: 9:30AM

Game Stations and Fun: 9:30AM-12:00PM


School Partners

Help us promote inclusion and kindness in our communities by walking and running with our partner schools, including:

First Ave School Elementary, Newark

William Horton Elementary School, Newark

Rafael Hernadez Elementary School, Newark

Spencer Miller Elementary, Newark

Avon Avenue Elementary, Newark

Dr. Lena Edwards Elementary, Jersey City

Belmont Runyon Elementary, Newark

Speedway Academy Elementary, Newark

South Street Elementary, Newark

Peshine Elementary, Newark

Roseville Charter Elementary, Newark


All ages are welcome. Any child younger than 18, must be accompanied by a registered adult. Net proceeds benefit Playworks partnership with New Jersey schools.