2022 Resolution Run & Walk 5K

Saturday, January 1st, 2022

11 AM Start

Hillsborough Municipal Building

Proceeds Benefit Project Graduation for HHS Class of 2022 & Hillsborough's Rock Steady Boxing

IN PERSON & VIRTUAL OPTIONS

How about welcoming the New Year with a new commitment to fitness? How about a commemorative way to say goodbye to 2021? Our 3.1 mile race is walker friendly and is a great way to start off the year. It also starts at the civilized time of 11 AM. 

More comfortable doing your 5K in your own place and at your own time on New Year's Day? We are keeping the virtual option! 

THE SPECIFICS

  • All participants receive a “Resolution Run Hoody Sweatshirt.” It’s the perfect antidote to winter!
  • Ribbons for all finishers. 
  • Awards for many! 3 in each age group, M/F, 5 year increments from 9 and under 85 and over!
  • Fast & Flat Course
  • USA Track & Field-NJ Sanctioned and Certified.(500 Points)
  • Virtual option includes direct mailing of race packet. 

PROJECT GRADUATION

It is our hope that graduates of Hillsborough's Class of 2022 will enjoy a high-spirited, all-night celebration and party immediately following the commencement exercises in June. This popular local effort is part of a nationally recognized program whose goal is to provide a drug and alcohol free celebration of life while giving graduates a positive sendoff. According to the Prosper Press in a publication dated February 21, 2016: The percentage of teen automobile fatalities involving alcohol jumps from 33 percent to 40 percent on the night of graduation. One-third of those younger than 21 who die in car accidents lose their lives during graduation season. In a 2010 poll, 79 percent of seniors admitted teens were more likely to drink and drive on graduation night.

ROCK STEADY BOXING

Rock Steady Boxing is a unique program in Hillsborough organized by Barbara Kelly to improve symptoms and quality of life in people diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. This cause is important to us as the Resolution Run Founder, Gary Verhoorn, says this program has helped him tremendously following his own diagnosis. Our goal is to fund educational programs and support a scholarship program for those in our community who may not be able to participate as a result of limited funds.

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