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Essex County Cherry Blossom 10K Run

Sun April 7, 2024 Newark, NJ 07104 US Directions


10K Run

10:00AM EDT


Branch Brook Park, Branch Brook Park Drive
Newark, NJ US 07104


We invite you to compete in this year’s Essex County Cherry Blossom 10K Coed Team Championship Run in Essex County Branch Brook Park. Race through the historic cherry tree groves and experience this natural wonder in a special way. 

$45 Pre-Registrants;
$40 USATF-NJ Member Pre-Registrants;
$50 General Race Day Registrants

No Refunds for any reason, All sales are final. 

Packet Pick Up will be from 8:00AM-9:45AM on Sunday, April 7, 2024 same day of the race at the Cherry Blossom Center Parking Lot underneath large tent.

Please follow signs to Packet Pick Up.

Race Contact Info

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Shirt and medal given to all participants

Top 3 Overall Finishers (Male & Female) Gift Certificate & Hoodie

Top 3 Overall USATF (Male & Female) will get Gift Certificate & Hoodie

Top 3 Finishers in Each Age Category* will receive a Hoodie

Top 3 Overall Disabled Run Finishers a Hoodie

Benefit - $3 per entry will be donated to Special Olympics New Jersey!


Packet Pick Up

Packet pick up will be on Sunday, April 7, 2023 from 8:00am to 9:45am - Cherry Blossom Parking Lot - Essex County Branch Brook Park, Newark NJ

Please arrive early as the line can get long. You will be picking up your bib and shirt on this day through dynamic bib assignment. 

Course Map

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Parking will be available directly across from the park at this address: 5 Franklin Avenue, Belleville, NJ 07109. You must arrive early as this parking lot can get full quickly. We encourage car pooling, public transportation as well. Once this lot is full you would have to park on the street near the park and walk in. You will also be able to park in the Clara Mass Hospital Center but you will be charged for that parking. 


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