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Event Information

The event will be held at Bergen Community College.

Schedule:
  7:45 a.m. Registration/Check-In
  8:45 a.m. Opening Ceremony
  9:00 a.m. 5K Walk/Run for Hope Begins
10:30 a.m. Children's Fun Run
10:45 a.m. Awards Ceremony

Walk Location:
Bergen Community College
400 County Road 62
Paramus, NJ 07652

Directions from the North

(Via Garden State Parkway)-Take Exit 165, turn right (west) on Ridgewood Road, then right onto Ridgewood Avenue (crossing over Route 17) and continue to Paramus Road. Turn left onto Paramus Road and continue approximately 2 miles to college, proceed around jug handle to main entrance.

(Via Route 17)-Turn right off Route 17 onto Ridgewood Avenue (west) to Paramus Road. Turn left onto Paramus Road and continue as above.

Directions from the East

Take Route 4 (via George Washington Bridge from New York City) to Paramus Road, Paramus. (From the east, Paramus Road is approximately 3/4 miles past Route 17 intersection). Turn right onto Paramus Road and proceed north for approximately 2 miles to College entrance on right side of Paramus Road.

Directions from the South

(Via Garden State Parkway)-Take Exit 160 (Passaic Street). Turn left onto Passaic Street. Continue over Route 4 onto Paramus Road (Passaic Street becomes Paramus Road north of Route 4 overpass). Continue north about 2 miles on Paramus Road to college entrance on right.

(Via Route 17)-Take Century Road, second exit to the right, proceed around clover leaf over Route 17 onto Century Road (west). Continue to Paramus Road and turn right onto Paramus Road to College entrance on right.

Directions from the West

Take Route 4 to Paramus Road, Paramus (exit under overpass). Turn right onto Paramus Road and proceed north for approximately 2 miles to college entrance on right side of Paramus Road.

Parking:
Please drive into the parking lot and follow CancerCare signs to the check-in area. 

Registration Fees:
Adults (13 and older): $35 minimum donation through 8/27, $40 minimum donation 8/28 through race day
Children (12 and under): $20 minimum donation for 5K and fun run, $10 minimum donation for fun run only

More Information:
The 5K (3.1 mi.) run is on a certified USATF course.

  • All participants will receive a Walk/Run for Hope t-shirt.
  • Walk/Run for Hope takes place rain or shine.

Awards will be given to the top individual and team fundraisers!

Race Awards: Top Male & Female Overall and in Age Groups:
14 and Under;
15-19;
20-29;
30-39;
40-49;
50-59;
60-69;
70-79;
80 and over