Strides for Babies NJ 5K Run/Walk

Please note that by lack of information, the event has been archived.
October 15, 2017

Strides for Babies NJ is an event where hundreds of families who have been affected by Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID), or Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) will join together to celebrate the lives of their babies that were taken away from them far too soon. Please join us in supporting these families in their efforts to eliminate these tragedies and show your community how much you care!

This event, organized by SIDS/SUID parents, is supported by the SIDS Center of New Jersey through education and volunteerism. Proceeds benefit the CJ Foundation for SIDS.


Activities


Activities include:



  • Music provided by Magic 98.3

  • Children’s Crafts and Face Painting

  • Family fitness fun with Soul Power Yoga

  • Refreshments

  • Prizes

  • Vendor tables

About Us


The Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Center of New Jersey (SCNJ) actively supports the 2014 Strides for Babies NJ 5K Run/Walk through education and volunteerism. SCNJ is a statewide program that provides bereavement support and case-management for bereaved families, educates the public, and participates in ongoing research efforts. For more information, call 800-545-7437.


Proceeds from this event benefits the CJ Foundation for SIDS, a national not-for-profit devoted to eliminating the tragedy of sudden, unexpected infant deaths, supporting grieving families, advancing medical research, furthering parent and professional education, and advocating for the health and survival of all children. For more information about the CJ Foundation, visit www.cjsids.org.


Join Us as a Sponsor


Support of this event, by individuals and businesses alike, is extremely important as all proceeds will benefit the CJ Foundation for SIDS. Help fund services for parents who have experienced the tragedy of losing a baby, suddenly and expectedly. Help us educate the next generation of parents and caregivers about SIDS and Safe Sleep. Help us provide funding for research and hope for the future.


Information about sponsorship opportunities is below. Thank you for your consideration.


Remembering our Children


We are currently collecting photos of babies and young children to be remembered at the event. These photos are being gathered by the SIDS Center of New Jersey and will be placed on a memorial board. If you would like a photo included, please email it to the SIDS Center of New Jersey at [email protected]. If you would like to include the name of the baby or young child, birthdate and passing date, please do so. All photos must be received no later than Wednesday, October 7 to be included.

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]

Races

5K Family Walk

October 15, 2017 (Sunday) - 10:00
Cut off: 02:30 hours
Running
5 kilometers
Road
 

Registration fees:
Adults 18 and over – $20
Teens Age 13 to 17 – $15
Children Age 6 to 12 – $10
Children Age 2 to 5 – $5
Children Age 1 and under – Free (must be registered)

Registration fee includes: run/walk, refreshments, activities and headband. Please note headband is not offered for children under age 2.

Check-in at the event is from 9:00 – 9:45am.
Timed Race starts at 10:00am
Family Walk starts at 10:05am
Refreshments & Activities from 11:00am – 12:30pm

5K Timed Run

October 15, 2017 (Sunday) - 10:00
Cut off: 02:30 hours
Running
5 kilometers
Road
 

Registration fees:
Adults 18 and over – $20
Teens Age 13 to 17 – $15
Children Age 6 to 12 – $10
Children Age 2 to 5 – $5
Children Age 1 and under – Free (must be registered)

Registration fee includes: run/walk, refreshments, activities and headband. Please note headband is not offered for children under age 2.

Check-in at the event is from 9:00 – 9:45am.
Timed Race starts at 10:00am
Family Walk starts at 10:05am
Refreshments & Activities from 11:00am – 12:30pm