Sat April 3 - Sun April 18 Belleville, NJ 07109 US Directions RaceJoy Ready
5 Franklin Avenue
Belleville, NJ US 07109

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. invites you to compete in this year’s Essex County Cherry Blossom 10K Run in an exciting new way Virtually. 

You will have a duration of 2 weeks to complete your 10K at your own pace, however you choose.  Make it even more exciting and run the actual race route at our beautiful Branch Brook Park, you will get to run through the historic cherry tree groves and experience this natural wonder in a special way.

Each race participant will receive a 2020 commemorative 125th anniversary Cherry Blossom award finisher medal and a 2021 Cherry Blossom 10K Shirt.

$3.00 per entry will be donated to Special Olympics of New Jersey!!!



Your Registration Includes: 

  •  A 125TH Commemorative 2020 Cherry Blossom Finisher Medal
  •  Screen-Printed Long Sleeve T-Shirt
Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the ESSEX COUNTY VIRTUAL CHERRY BLOSSOM 10K RACE.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

We would like to thank our sponsor Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield for their continued support. 


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