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Mendham Harvest Hustle 5k Race Coming Up On Saturday, October 3, 2009

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Come out and set the course record this Saturday, October 3rd, at the first annual Mendham Harvest Hustle 5k Race, dedicated in thankful and loving memory to Sergeant Richard Morales. The sanctioned and certified course winds through historic Mendham Borough.  The children’s events include a 1k run and dashes.  After the race, “Catch the Wave” to the Mountain View Middle School Fair.

Event schedule

  • 8:00am:  Check in
  • 8:30am:  Kids’ Fun Run ($10 entry fee — cash or check on race day)
  • 9:00am:  5K Race ($25 entry fee — cash or check on race day)
  • 10:00am:  Awards Ceremony
  • Just steps from the finish line:  Mountain View Fair

Start time for the race is 9am in Mendham Borough Park, Mountain & Park Avenues.  Pre-race packet pick-up is available on Friday, October 2nd, from 4pm to 6pm at the Borough Park Gazebo.

Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers overall and in fve-year age groups. All Kids’ Fun Run racers will also receive a finishers’ medal.  Custom-designed cotton T-shirts are guaranteed to all pre-registrants.

Proceeds will benefit the Mendham Borough Home and School Association, which seeks to enhance the education of public school students within Mendham Borough.  A portion of the race proceeds will also be used in tribute to Sergeant Richard Morales.  The community is grateful for his many years of dedicated service ensuring the safety of our children.

London and Maddie are still trying to decide if we can get up early enough on Saturday morning to participate in the Kids’ Fun Run at 8:30am… so maybe we’ll see you out there!

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