Susan Zabransky Hughes Memorial 5k Run-CANCELLED

Sat April 25, 2020 Saddle River, NJ 07458 US Directions

5K Run

8:30AM EDT
Susan Zabransky Hughes 5k Run/Walk Cancellation

Good morning runners!

As you are aware, in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and comply with CDC recommendations, we have cancelled this year’s Susan Zabransky Hughes Memorial 5K Run/Walk. While we are sad to not host this year’s event, our priority is for the health and safety of our attendees, donors, volunteers, staff and community. Please see below for next steps for those that have already registered.

This weekend we are encouraging you to run in honor of the Susan Zabransky Hughes Memorial  5K Run/ Walk. When you run this weekend, please share your photos with us on Facebook. Tag @HackensackUniversityMedicalCenterFoundation and #Zabransky5K2020

We will be back again next year, but in the meantime visit to learn how you can support during this critical time.

For registered runners – you have the choice of turning your registration into a donation, rolling your registration to next year, or a refund. Please consider our work and we hope you will still support us, as we need your help now more than ever. If you wish to defer your registration to next year's run, please send an email message to

As we navigate through this challenging time, we need your support now more than ever. Please stay tuned for other updates and we look forward to joining together again with you at next year’s race.

Thank you for all you do.


Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation and the Run for Sue Committee

Here Are Your Options:

If you choose this option, we will donate your registration. Thank you for your donation.

If you wish to defer your registration to next year's run, please send an email message to

Thank you, and stay safe!

We understand. We hope you can join us next year for our 10th anniversary celebration.

Refunds may take 4 weeks to process.

Please join us for the 9th Annual Susan Zabransky Hughes Memorial Run
Saturday, April 25, 2020
8:30 a.m.
Rain or shine


Timed race begins at 8:30 a.m. sharp. Please allow time for parking and getting to the start line.
Gather your friends and family and run or walk as a team!  
Complimentary coffee, bagels, popcorn, hot dogs and snacks for all participants!
Short sleeve shirt for participants. Register by April 1 to guarantee a shirt!

This year, runners and walkers will get a short sleeve shirt for participating. Sign up by April 1 to guarantee a shirt. 




Navy blue, cotton twill adjustable hat. One size fits all. Race logo on the front and "Saddle River 5k" embroidered on the back. 

Zion Lutheran Church, across from Wandell School
96 East Allendale Rd
Saddle River, NJ US 07458

$100 Cash Prize for top overall male and female finishers

Medals for top 3 overall finishers

Medals for top 3 finishers in each age group (male & female): 9 & under: 10-12; 13-15; 16-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-70; 70 & over

Medals for first male and female Kyle’s Team finishers

Medals for first male and female Saddle River residents

Prizes to the two fastest teams

Chocolate medals for children

T-shirts for participants (register by April 1 to guarantee your shirt!)

Race Facts

USATF Certified & Sanctioned 5k course

NJ Grand Prix Event – 500 Points

Chip timing at the start and finish lines by CompuScore

One loop through scenic Saddle River & into Upper Saddle River on paved surface

Water stations and pace clocks along the course


Finish & Post Race Activities

Post race celebration at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church includes refreshments, live music and awards ceremony

Race Packet Pick Up and In-Person Registration

Friday, April 24, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. @ Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall - 96 East Allendale Road, Saddle River 

In person registration and packet pick-up also on Saturday... come early!

Race Day, April 25, 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. @ Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall


Wandell Elementary School and Rindlaub Park

Arrive early to park and walk to the start line!

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Race Contact Info

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Course Map

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