Etta Jane "EJ" Heiser Memorial 5K Run

Back October 11, 2020 April 19, 2020 Postponed
October 11, 2020
The event has been rescheduled from April 19, 2020 to October 11, 2020.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Friends of the Gloucester County Library System is postponing the Etta Jane Heiser Memorial 5k Run and 1 Mile Walk to Fall 2020. The new date is yet to be determined. Those that have preregistered will have their registrations transferred.  We apologize for any inconvenience and maintain our highest priority is the safety and wellbeing of our participants. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.  

The Friends of the Gloucester County Library System is proud to announce its inaugural Etta Jane Heiser Memorial 5k Run and 1 Mile walk on Otober 11, 2020 at the Chestnut Branch Park in Mantua, NJ.  Etta Jane “EJ” Heiser was a dedicated Friend of GCLS and treasurer for years.  This race is to honor her and give back to the Friends of the Library.

Etta Jane Heiser Memorial 5K
Chestnut Branch Park
Mantua Township, NJ
Sunday, October 11
9:00am start

T-shirts guaranteed to the first 100 registrants for the walk or run.  After that, while supplies last.  

Awards offered for top 3 overall and top 3 in each age group!

Packet pick-up will be on Saturday, October 10th at the Mullica Hill Library from 10am-2pm. The address for the Mullica Hill Library is 389 Wolfert Station Road, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062

The Friends of the Gloucester County Library System is group of volunteers who raise money to help sustain and fund GCLS projects, both ongoing and short-term, and spread awareness of available library services. By planning this fundraising event, we are pleased to recognize the work, dedication, and support that Etta Jane and the Friends have provided to us. All proceeds from the race will benefit the Friends of GCLS, which in turn will benefit library users. Examples of funded projects include, but are not limited to, museum passes, summer reading materials, AWE learning computers, furniture, and more.

Mantua Township
The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]




October 11, 2020 (Sunday) - 09:00
5 kilometers
Solo Charity/Fund raising

1 mile Family Fun Walk

October 11, 2020 (Sunday) - 09:00
1 mile
Solo Charity/Fund raising

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