Susan Zabransky Hughes Memorial 5K Run/Walk

Sat April 29, 2023 Saddle River, NJ 07458 US Directions


5K Run/Walk

8:30AM EDT



Please join us for the 12th Annual Susan Zabransky Hughes Memorial 5k Run/Walk
Saturday, April 29, 2023
8:30 a.m.
Rain or shine!


You can also register in-person on Race day from 7:00-8:00 a.m.  

Timed race begins at 8:30 a.m. sharp.
Please allow time for parking and getting to the start line.
The proceeds of this year's event will benefit cervical cancer research taking place at the Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI), an advanced research institution founded by Hackensack Meridian Health to rapidly translate innovations in biomedical science to improve human health.  CDI's cervical cancer research program is dedicated to the development of new diagnostic technologies for early detection and improved treatment for women with cervical cancers.

To sponsor this event and learn more about the great work you are helping to fund, please visit

For more information, please contact or call 201-957-9369 


Volunteers are needed! Please select the volunteer tab from the menu to register to be a volunteer. Volunteers will receive a letter of verification for service hours upon request. Hours are 7am-11am. 


Participants will receive a short sleeve shirt. Sign up by April 10** to be guaranteed a shirt.

**Shirts are limited and sizing is not guaranteed.



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


$100 cash award to top male and female finishers

Medals for top 3 overall finishers

Medals to first male and female Saddle River residents

Medals to the two fastest teams

Medals to 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

Race Facts



USATF Certified and Sanctioned 5k Race

Paul Miller Group 2023 Grand Prix 500 Point Event

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

Parking at Wandell Elementary School and Rindlaub Park

Participants are encouraged to pre-register online!

The safety of our guests is our top priority. As such, we are following all guidelines from the CDC and the State of New Jersey.

NEW this year, each runner will be entered for a chance to win a surprise door prize.
Multiple prizes will be given out!



Post race celebration includes awards ceremony, refreshments and music. 

Race Packet Pick Up

Packet pick-up at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church: 

Friday, April 28th from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Race Day, April 29th, 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m...come early!



Parking at 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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