On the run

5K runners at Miles for Matheny 2013.

The 5K race at Miles for Matheny is a challenging USATF Certified route with mile clocks and water stops. Results will be posted at www.compuscore.com. The route will take runners through Peapack-Gladstone and Chester Township on both town and rural roads. There will be a rolling start with a very fast finish.

Medals and certificates will be awarded to the top three overall runners, both male and female. Awards will also be given to the top three runners in each age group, male and female, in five-year increments from ages 14 and under to 85 and over.

The 17th annual Miles for Matheny will be held on Sunday, June 1, at Liberty Park in downtown Peapack. In addition to the 5K, activities include the Lu Huggins Wheelchair Walk, five different Cycling routes, a Kids Fun Run and the “Breakfast of Champions”, provided by The Friends of Matheny. All funds raised will support the Matheny Center of Medicine and Dentistry, which provides medical, dental and therapy care to Matheny’s inpatients and people with disabilities in communities throughout New Jersey. Major sponsors are: Partlow Insurance, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Porzio Bromberg & Newman P.C. Attorneys at Law, WCBS-TV and WCBS Newsradio 880.

For more information, to register or to start a fundraising team, log onto www.milesformatheny.org or call (908) 234-0011, ext. 260.