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Friends of Union County Children’s Advocacy Center to host 7th Annual 5K Run to raise funds

The Union County Friends of the Child Advocacy Center is hosting their 6th Annual Run 4 The Children 5-mile run/2-mile walk on Sunday, October 16e, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at Warinanco Park, Roselle, NJ. All proceeds from the race will go to the Union County Child Advocacy Center.

Registration can be done online at www.runsignup.com/race/nj/linden/race4thechildren. The entry fee is $25, which includes a t-shirt. Any runner 18 or under has a cost of $10 to register. The top three runners in the 5k race will receive a Visa gift card worth $250 for first place, $150 for second place and $100 for third place.

The Union County Child Advocacy Center provides comprehensive investigative, prosecutorial, psychological, medical, and mental health services to young victims of physical and sexual abuse. Funds raised during this run will be used to pay for costs associated with mental health assessment and treatment for children suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, suicidal ideation and depression following disclosure of abuse. sexual.

This USATF-sanctioned route is a mostly flat course that passes through beautiful Warinanco Park and stretches through looped streets in Elizabeth to reach the Child Advocacy Center, before heading

return to the park towards the finish line. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Union County Children’s Advocacy Center, Union County Board of Commissioners, City of Elizabeth/Mayor Chris Bollwage, and is in memory of the late District Attorney Union County Andrew K. Ruotolo Jr. The Friends of Union County Child Advocacy Center is a 501(c)(3) organization.

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