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Race Honors Fallen Jersey City Fire Department Captain

The American Cancer Fund sponsors 5K and 1-mile walk at Liberty State Park on Sunday, July 13.

The American Cancer Fund will hold a 5K run and 1-mile walk at Liberty State Park to honor Capt. Mark Lee, a fallen Jersey City Fire Department member and 9/11 first responder, as part of the Run2Health series.

The event will be held on Sunday, July 13 with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and the race starting at 9 a.m. The memorial walk will commence immediately afterward. 

The course is a USATF-certified race and runners who sign up online by July 6, will receive a free T-shirt and wristband. USATF members ($27). The 5K fee is $30 and the walkers are $25. Juice Well will also be selling its organic fresh pressed juices at the race.

Awards and prizes will be given to the top-3 finishers in each age group, male and female. Age groups are as follows: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, through to 89 and older.

After registering, a confirmation email will include a link for creating a team for personal fundraising if you would like to help raise additional funds to help fund the fight against cancer.    

The mission of ACF is to educate, support and empower those diagnosed with Cancer by organizing and clarifying information. ACF provides free clear reliable information and research to help patients and their families make smarter choices for Cancer treatment. ACF also provides free outreach programs to local communities as requested.

To register and for more information about the race, visit www.run2health.com.

For more information about the ACF, visit www.americancancerfund.org, email admin@americancancerfund.org or call 908-431-9800.

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