1st Annual 5k Rook Run

11/08/14 – 10AM

August 15, 2014 (Long Branch, NJ) Rook Coffee is proud to partner with The Valerie Fund to present The 1st Annual 5k Rook Run. The run is set to take place on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the Great Lawn section of Long Branch Boardwalk. All proceeds will benefit The Valerie Fund, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which provides care and support for children with cancer and blood disorders.

Registration opens on August 15, the cost is $35 and includes a Rook Run t-shirt and swag bag. Runners are encouraged to register in advance. Race day registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and increased rates will apply. Following the race, there will be a marketplace that is open to the public, which will include sponsors and vendors who will provide information, samples and products for sale.

Immediately following the market, Indulge Lounge and Food Bar will be hosting the race after-party with special pricing and promotions. Indulge is just steps away in Pier Village. Everyone is invited, so come by and engage with other runners and spectators!

Awards will be given to the top male/female overall, as well as in the following categories: under 14, 14-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65+. The track is USATF certified and will be listed on many national registrars.

Register or sign up to volunteer at www.rookrun.com.
To view the Rook Run teaser film, visit vimeo.com/103486129.

Interested parties can contact the run director, Joshua Ballard, for information on how to be a part of the event.

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