The Center School - Moving Students in the Right Direction - 5K/Fun Walk/Kid's Dash

Sun October 3, 2021 Somerset, NJ 08873 US Directions

Virtual Participant

$10 10:00AM EDT - 11:00PM EDT Registration ends October 3, 2021 at 10:00am EDT

5k Timed Run

$30 10:15AM EDT - 11:00PM EDT Registration ends October 3, 2021 at 10:00am EDT

Fun Walk

$20 10:25AM EDT - 11:00PM EDT Registration ends October 3, 2021 at 10:00am EDT
2 Riverview Drive
Somerset, NJ US 08873

The Center School is excited to offer a chance for you to participate in our 2nd annual 5k/Fun Walk/Kid's Dash!  This event, "Moving Student's in the Right Direction", is a chance to live up to those very words.  This means helping students achieve their goals and prepare for the future, as well as getting them, and hopefully you, virtually joining us at a location of your choosing!  It's a chance for students, parents, staff, and families (plus all you newcomers who just like to run) to be active and help make a difference, as all proceeds go to the Center School, where they will be used to promote an active and healthy lifestyle throughout the school year. 

For this years virtual race, things are going to be a little different.  First, you can run, walk, or dash wherever you would like.  Your distance remains 5 kilometres, but now you decide how to meet that goal.  Do you want to circle your block 18 times?  Jog though the park until you've hit the virtual finish line?  Map out a location exactly 5 kilometres away from your front door and then run there as fast as you can?  Hop on a treadmill and wait for the display to hit 5 kilometres?  Pick the method that's best for you!  Plus, you now have a whole week in which to make your run happen, so you can pick the best day for a 5K, based on your schedule.

Once you've decided where your going to go, pick an app/device of your choice to measure your progress.  Most smart phones and watches can track your progress as you go, and you can even use a pedometer (a 5k is approximately 3500 steps).  Once you hit your 5 kilometres, email us at with your race time, along with your choice of a selfie or a short (10 seconds or less) video.   After the race is complete, our top three finishers will receive their medals, and everyone who participated will be immortalized in our commemorative Center School Moves video!

Lastly, remember to stay safe while you run, walk, or dash.  Socially distance yourself from others, and wear a mask if you need to be within six feet of another person for a significant period of time. While this event is all about having fun, remember that safety comes first.

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9 am – Check –In/On-site Registration

9:15 am– Welcoming Message

9:30 – 11:30pm - Park Closes to Vehicle traffic

9:30 am– Aerobic Warm-up/Kid’s Dash

10:00 am – 5K Timed Run

10:15 am – 1 Mile Fun Walk

11:15 am – Runner’s Medals Awarded

11:30 am – Park reopens to vehicular traffic

12:00 pm- Group Photo Shoot


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