Thank You!

On behalf of The Arc of Essex County, thank you to the sponsors, vendors, donors, and participants that made the 2019 event a success. Thank you for your support and we hope to see you again at the April 2020 event!

To view the 2019 race results, click here.

To view photos from the event, click here.





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Our Strength is Powered by the Commitment of Individuals Like You

Start a team, join a team, or come on your own! Let's join together to enhance the lives of children and adults with Autism, Down syndrome, and other intellectual and developmental disabilities and support The Arc of Essex County.

I Support The Arc Because...

NEW this year are "I Support The Arc Because..."signs to pin to the back of your event t-shirt. Let people know why you are running, walking, or participating in the event this year. Tell your story!

T-Shirt signs and pins will be available the day of the event at the registration table. Print yours ahead of time by clicking the "T-Shirt Sign" button to the right.

2019 Sponsors

Top Fundraisers Receive a Prize

The top three individual fundraisers will receive a McLoone's Boathouse gift certificate! McLoone's restaurant is located next to the event course. 

  • First Place: $100 Gift Card
  • Second Place: $75 Gift Card
  • Third Place: $50 Gift Card

Contact your friends and family to help you reach your fundraising goal! Ask your work about matching gift donations to double your impact!

Race Day: Saturday, April 27, 2019

9:00am - 5K Run
10:15am - Family Walk
10:30am - Fun Fest

The Clipper Pavilion at South Mountain Recreation Complex
5 Cherry Lane
West Orange, NJ 07052

Run Registration Details:

  • Feb 1 – April 17: $25.00 with promo code "EARLY"
  • After April 18:  $30.00

Free Donut for Every 5K Runner

Cross the finish line and celebrate with a special treat courtesy of Off the Wall Donuts!

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


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

For event inquiries, contact Maria Meizoso at or (973) 535-1181 x1227.