ALLENTOWN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A man from Monmouth County is running the length of the Garden State over the weekend to raise money for Sandy victims.

Ed Kloskowski, of Allentown, left Friday morning from High Point State Park and hopes to finish his 220 mile run to the Cape May Coast by Monday night.

The 46-year-old plans to run between 14 and 18 hours a day to meet his goal.

1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck reports

Kloskowski was planning to make several stops to honor those in hard-hit communities that he’s known since a child.

“It’s important that we remember the people that were affected by the storm, but it’s important to remember the businesses that provide us a lot of the memories,” Kloskowski said.

Among the stops is his old hometown of Sayreville where more than 250 homes were damaged in the storm.

“I wanted the run to be kind of a metaphor for what people are having to go through, they’ve gotta go through some difficult times,” Kloskowski said.

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