Richard's Run HHK 5K Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ on October 2, 2011 To Raise Awareness & Support for Pediatric Cancer

Sep 26, 2011, 11:35 ET from Go4theGoal Foundation

HO-HO-KUS, N.J., Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lace up your sneakers for Richard's Run HHK 5K!  On Sunday, October 2, 2011 beginning at 8:30 AM, joggers, walkers and supporters of every age will support Go4theGoal Foundation with the energy to stomp out childhood cancers and raise funds to financially assist children and their families affected by cancer, support programs at area hospitals and fund innovative cancer research.

The Start and Finish of the USATF Certified race is located at Borough Hall, 333 Warren Avenue, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ (between Sheridan & Sycamore Avenue.)

Pre-race Online registration is available at Active.com: http://www.active.com/running/hohokus-nj/richards-run-hhk-5k-2011?int=29-6.  Day-of registration and chip/bib/t-shirt pick-up begins at 7:00 AM at Borough Hall in Ho-Ho-Kus.  Richard's Run HHK 5K will begin promptly at 8:30 AM.

To save time on Race Day, pre-registrants may pick up their race packet on Saturday, Oct. 1st:

10 AM2 PM: Ridgewood Cycle Shop, 35 N. Broad St., Ridgewood, NJ
3 PM5 PM: HHK Borough Hall, 333 Warren Ave., Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ

In partnership with HealthBarn, USA of Wycoff, NJ, a leader in proven healthy-lifestyle education, Go4theGoal will hold a post-race program, complete with an awards ceremony, DJ, samples of healthy and delicious foods, family yoga and fun and engaging activities for all ages.  

ABOUT GO4THEGOAL FOUNDATION

Go4theGoal Foundation (www.Go4theGoal.org) is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization founded in 2006 by Dr. Richard and Beth Stefanacci, soon after their oldest child was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer.  Go4theGoal provides children undergoing cancer treatment and their families with financial assistance, runs fun hospital-based programs, grants special wishes and supplies Apple iPads, iPods and MacBooks to children and pediatric oncology units in over 20 hospitals across the country. Since their son's death in 2007, G4G has funded over 500k in innovative research for Ewing's Sarcoma.

For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Beth Stefanacci, Executive Director, Go4theGoal Foundation at (609) 313-0912 or bethstefanacci@go4thegoal.org or Gina Buffa at (201) 615-5700 or ginabuffa@go4thegoal.org.  

SOURCE Go4theGoal Foundation