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Tahir Whitehead Foundation Back to School 5K Run/Walk

Sat September 10, 2022 Newark, NJ 07112 US Directions


Elizabeth Ave &, Meeker Ave
Newark, NJ US 07112


Join us at the Tahir Whitehead Foundation Back to School 5k Run/Walk and the Play It Forward Foundation on Saturday, September 10th.

Tahir Whitehead is a 10-year NFL outside linebacker veteran who now uses his time making a difference in the community.  This 5K will provide children with the necessary school supplies and academic resources needed to have a successful year.  This event will also be dedicated to remembering 9/11, honoring lives lost and those who served to save others.  


$40 until September 9th

$45 Race Day Registration at the event only

Race Day


Both the 5K run and walk will start at Elizabeth Ave and Meeker Ave.



6:30 a.m.  - 7:30 a.m.  (Same-day registration for runners and walkers)

7:00 a.m.  -  Bag drop opens 

8:25 a.m.  -  Runners to the start

8:30 a.m. - 5K run starts

9:00 a.m.  -  5K walk starts



Bag check will be available beginning at 7 a.m.  



It is recommended that all runners and walkers wear face coverings at the start of the race. Face coverings are not required at the event or on the race course.



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