LPES will host its first 5k run on Sunday October 21, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. at the Lyndhurst Recreation Center. Proceeds will help LPES buy equipment and supplies to better serve the community. LPES also hopes to promote health within the community by encouraging Lyndhurst Residents to participate.

The race will be sanctioned by USA Track and Field New Jersey (USATF-NJ). Participants will be eligible for 500 USATF-NJ Grand Prix points.  Medals will be awarded to the top three performers within gender and age group.  Groups will be divided by gender into age categories of 14 and under, in five year increments from 15 to 79 and a group of participants 80 and older.

Early registration fee if submitted before October 11, 2012 is $25. After October 11, registration fee will be $32.  LPES is offering first responders and students a $5 discount if registered during early registration period.  USATF-NJ members will receive a $2 discount.  Teams of 10 or more participants will receive a discount of $3 per participant.

Participants will be able to register online or print out an application at www.lpes5k.com.  Applications will also me mailed by request by calling (201) 804-2469.  Keep checking in for further information.

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