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Join Send Hunger Packing West Windsor-Plainsboro, a program of Mercer Street Friends, in our Inaugural 5K Run & 1 Mile Fun Run on Sunday May 20th @ 9:00 am. Start/Finish at:
Windsor Athletic Club
99 Clarksville Rd
Princeton Junction N.J. 08550
The race will be professionally timed by Best Racing Systems bestrace.com
We will give T-shirts to all participants who register before May 9. All of the proceeds will go to Send Hunger Packing- West Windsor Plainsboro, a program of Mercer Street Friends, which provides free weekend meals to WW-P schoolchildren who qualify for free and reduced fee lunches. We will offer prizes to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place male and female runners in each age category and prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place costumes for the Fun Run. We will also offer prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in fundraising for Send Hunger Packing -WW-P.
The schedule for the day is:
8AM Registration to pick up running bibs
8:30AM Zumba warmup
9:00AM Race begins
Each individual runner can raise funds for the organization and raise funds to cover their entrance fee. For instructions on how to do so, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If you cannot attend, and would like to make a donation, please send checks payable to:
Mercer Street Friends Send Hunger Packing WWP, 824 Silvia Street, Ewing, NJ 08628
Or go online:
Step 1: Visit mercerstreetfriends.org
Step 2: Select the orange “Donate Today” button at the upper right
Step 3: Add Donor Information
Step 4: Scroll down to “Add Comment” and include “Send Hunger Packing-WWP” in the comment section.
Mercer Street Friends is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization. All donations are tax-deductible.
Or go online here:
Due to the rain this week, runners can expect water spots and possibly spots of mud.
Walkers should expect to encounter wet surfaces and may wish to wear rain boots or waterproof footwear.
Please wear appropriate footwear.
There may be slippery grass in one portion of the race but most of the race will now be on pavement.
In the event of wet weather, there will be areas of the race course that include mud and standing water. Wet conditions make grass slippery and uneven. Please exercise caution, rocks, while unlikely, may be present; unexpected footing in grassy areas may be encountered even though it appears to be a lovely, flat and open field. Emergency services will be on site to provide direct care if necessary. If you become injured or notice a dangerous situation developing, please alert the nearest volunteer.
The event will be held rain or shine. Bring a clean t-shirt, socks and shoes for after the race. Your feet may be wet and muddy. Ticks have been seen, so consider wearing insect repellant and checking after the event.
We are not able to provide refunds for pre-registered runners. If you decide not participate, your entry fee will be considered a donation and will support our work to provide free weekend meals to local children who qualify for free or reduced fee lunches.
Inclement Weather Plan
The event will be held rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, the race may be delayed but there will be a few events and vendors inside the Windsor Athletic Club.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?