The Valerie Fund is proud to announce their annual Walk-A-Thon and 5K Run on Saturday, June 13, 2009 at Verona Park in Verona. John Elliot, of WCBS will be the MC for this event. John is the Meteorologist/Weathercaster CBS 2 News This Morning" and "CBS 2 News At Noon."
It is great to have JAG Physical Therapy sponsoring this event for the third straight year. "Our staff and I have wanted JAG to be a strong part of the community and our help with this event again this year it is our way to give back." said John Gallucci.
The walkers and runners will be supporting comprehensive health care services for children with cancer and blood disorders. That has been the mission for the Valerie Fund since 1976 and the organization is exceptionally pleased to have hundreds of people walking and running at Verona Park to support its cause. And, of course, the event creates a festival atmosphere with plenty of food and competition.
Both walkers and runners can register for the event online or call (973) 761-0422. Registration is free for all walkers with a recommendation of $30 in sponsorships, while runners have a $25 registration fee. Registration for the run is at 9:00 a.m., followed by walk registration at 10:00 a.m.
All participants receive a free t-shirt and refreshments will be served at the site. The 5K race will have prizes for both the male and female winners in different age categories.Back to News Main Page