26th Annual Building Tomorrows 5K Run, Family Walk, and Fun Fest

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Saturday, April 27th, 2024 at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange, NJ for the 26th Annual Building Tomorrows 5K Run, Walk, and Fun Fest! The event was a huge success thanks to the support of so many participants, donors, and sponsors. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Greater Essex County!

5K Race Results

Registration Fees


  • $30 run registration prior to event (online registration closes at 3 p.m. on April 24)
  • $35 onsite registration
  • Includes free entry to Fun Fest


  • $10 donation
  • Includes free entry to Fun Fest

Fun Fest:

  • Free entertainment and activities for all registered participants and children 5 years old and under
  • $5 per person for non-registrants


  • 8 a.m. - 5K Registration
  • 9 a.m. - 5K Kicks Off
  • 9:30 - Walk Registration Opens
  • 10:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Fun Fest Entertainment & Activities
  • 10 a.m. - 5K Awards Ceremony
  • 10:30 a.m. - Walk Kicks Off

Award & Age Groups

  • 14 & Under through 65 & Over: 10-year increments
  • 1, 2, 3 overall, male, and female
  • 1, 2, 3 age groups, male and female





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The Arc of Essex County

A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing supports and services to children and adults with Autism, Down syndrome, and other intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Address: 123 Naylon Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039

Phone: 973-535-1181

Website: www.arcessex.org

All proceeds from this event directly benefit The Arc of Essex County.

For event inquiries, contact Amanda Rovner at arovner@arcessex.org or (973) 535-1181 x1227