Market Street Mission 5K Race for Recovery

Fri July 2 - Sun July 4, 2021 Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07950 US
Place
Central Park of Morris County
1 Governor Chris Christie Drive
Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ US 07950
Description

Join us for the 7th annual Market Street Mission 5K Race for Recovery! You can participate IN PERSON at our LIVE event at Central Park of Morris County on Saturday July 3, 2021! Or you can join us VIRTUALLY through our Virtual 5K and walk or run your 5K anywhere in the world between July 2-4, 2021!

Proceeds from the event will support the programs of the Market Street Mission, a non profit organization which ministers to the hungry, homeless and those struggling with addiction in Northern NJ by meeting their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs through a structured program which enables them to lead responsible, productive lives. Each year, through the support of the community, the Market Street Mission provides:

  • 80,000+ meals 
  • 21,000+ nights of shelter 
  • $189,000+ worth of goods through a Coat Giveaway, Thrift Store Vouchers, Project Backpack and other community aid
  • Graduates 45 men from the Life Change Recovery Program

We encourage you to show your support for those who are striving for recovery from drug and alcohol addiction and help provide the necessary programs and resources for those in need in the community. 

Market Street Mission is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides all our services free of charge to those in need. We are not subsidized by government funding. To learn more about Market Street Mission, visit www.marketstreet.org

XX How Our Virtual Event Works

Step 1: Register for the 5K Race and share the event with your family and friends (near and far)! Register by June 16, 2020 to ensure you can pick-up your souvenir tech tee before the event kick-off on July 3rd! (For registrations after June 16, we will attempt to have your shirt available prior to race weekend, but cannot guarantee this.)

Step 2: Print and wear your personalized bib # (more info below). 

Step 3: Join us online during event week for special virtual activities and daily giveaways!

Step 4: Run/walk the distance on your own at anytime during the race window (July 3 - July 5 at 8pm). Submit your results using the instructions below, and then download and share your finisher certificate! If you're not ready to do the full 5K at one time, split it up across a few days. 

XX Facebook Event

Since we can't meet in person, our Facebook Event Page will act as our Virtual Event Venue in 2020. This is where we can interact, share our goals and results, post pictures of our bibs, shirts, and our run, and get new information about the race! AND this is where you can be part of our Live Kick-Off.

Click here to go the Facebook Event Page and then click GOING! Be sure to share your pictures, tag us on Facebook or Instagram and use hashtag #msm5k!

XX Souvenir Event Tech Tees Available NOW!

One of our Life Change Recovery graduates designed this special "virtual edition" tee! Click here to read more about Elias and his story of recovery!

Shirts are now available for pick-up!

For registrations after June 23, shirt sizes can not be guaranteed, but we will try our best to accommodate your request. We will have a limited supply of limited sizes available for pick-up prior to event festivities. Thank you for your understanding as we navigate the logistics in our virtual year. 

Packet Pick-up Details for Morristown:

  • Address: Market Street Mission, 10 Bank St., Morristown, NJ 07960.
    • Please note the Market Street entrance is closed to the public!!!
  • Procedure: Ring the bell, please wear a mask, someone will greet you and retrieve your packet!
    • June 25 (Thursday) from 9 a.m. through Noon
    • June 26 (Friday) from 2 p.m. through 5 p.m.
    • June 29 (Monday) from 5 p.m. through 7 p.m.
    • June 30 (Tuesday) from 9 a.m. through 11 a.m. AND 3 p.m. through 5 p.m.
    • July 1 (Wednesday) from 5 p.m. through 7 p.m.
    • July 2 (Thursday) from 10 a.m. through 12 p.m.
  • If you absolutely can not make any of these times, please contact dmckenna@marketstreet.org for alternate arrangements. 

Packet Pick-up Details for Denville, Hillsborough, and Florham Park:

  • You have been sent an email regarding your pick-up. Please contact tears@practicehard.com if you did not receive this email. 

Requests for Mailed Shirts

  • Shirts ordered by 6/23 will go to USPS on Friday, 6/26. USPS delivery times can not be guaranteed, but you should receive your shirt in time to wear for event weekend. Registrations after 6/23 will be mailed no later than 7/7. 
XX Get Your Personalized Bib #

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

PDF

Participants in live fitness events wear bib #s like the one above during the event. We hope you will print yours and wear it on your 5K Race for Recovery run or walk (or even as you accumulate Miles for the Mission). It’s one extra way for us all to be connected through our shared Virtual experience!  As a bonus, you'll spread the word about Market Street Mission further than ever before as you run or walk through your neighborhood. 

1) To access and print your personalized bib # through your RunSignUp registration, follow these steps:

  • Log-in to RunSignUp.com and go to your profile by clicking the circle in the upper right corner. Scroll down to Upcoming Events and locate our event.
  • Click on the last option for "View Digital Bib"
  • Voila, your bib will appear! There is a prominent Print button above the bib image. You can also use the Print button to save your bib as a pdf if you'd like to share it on social media or save it for a future time. 

2) Alternatively, you can print a blank bib pdf here (without your name and assigned #) and decorate with sharpie, pen, crayons, bedazzler, etc! Add your name, team name, a message of hope or support, or a drawing...anything you feel inspired to include! 

3) No printer? Use any paper you have and create your own bib #!

Once your bib # is ready to go, you can cut out your bib, poke holes through the 4 corners, and attach to your event day top. Usually, bib #s are attached to a participant’s shirt with safety pins through the 4 corner pin holes. Pins will be available when you pick-up your souvenir event tech tee. You can get creative and use anything you have at home though such as decorative pins, string, badge holders, or tape!

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.marketstreet.org.

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