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Share the Care: 5k Run/Walk/Kids Race for Morris Habitat for Humanity

September usually means great weather for running, and once again RPI design build, LLC, a local builder based in Morris County, and The borough of Morris Plains, “The Community of Caring,” will be hosting a 5k Run/Walk on Thursday, September 6, at 6:30pm  to benefit Morris Habitat for Humanity (MHfH).  Following the 5K, there will be a Kids Fun Run for children ages 2 to14.

Early registration is available until August 25.  Fees are $20 for the 5K and $10 for the Kids Fun Run. After August 25, the day-of-the-race fees are $25 for the 5K and $15 for the Fun Run. All net proceeds go directly to Habitat for Humanity.

From the starting point of Trinity Lutheran Church, participants in the 5K will run or walk on a USA Track & Field marked course through the streets of Morris Plains. Refreshments, food, entertainment and T-shirts will be provided to all preregistered participants. Children participating in the Fun Run will also receive a medal.  Prizes will be awarded to the top female and male adults overall and by age groups. To encourage healthy lifestyles in our children, a cash prize will be awarded to the school with the most participants.

Morris Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing agency dedicated to providing decent, affordable housing for low-income families in Morris County and the surrounding New Jersey area.  Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Morris Habitat builds and rehabilitates houses in partnership with families in need.  

For more information and to register, visit:, or call 973-451-0143. More sponsors are needed! If interested, call Sandy Rodriguez at 973-891-1934.

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