Valerie Fund Walk & 5k Race

Hanna Anderson and her team at the Valerie Fund Walk-a-Thon in Verona. (Credit: Hanna Anderson)

Hanna Anderson and her team at the Valerie Fund Walk-a-Thon in Verona.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Essex County’s Verona Park

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valeriefund Valerie Fund Walk & 5k RaceHow It Works: The Valerie Fund relies on the dollars raised to help the children who live in our community. The Walk and 5K Run will support our mission to provide comprehensive health care for children with cancer and blood disorders. Every step you walk or run and every dollar you raise helps at The Valerie Fund Centers. Patients receive far more than treatment for their physical illnesses. Our philosophy is that to truly heal the children with whose care we are entrusted, we must treat them emotionally, socially, and developmentally, as well as medically.

Registration: Click here to register for the certified 5K race and the Walk or call The Valerie Fund offices at 973-761-0422.

Location: Verona Park, Bloomfield Ave. & Lakeside Ave. Verona, NJ

5K Race: Registration 7:00am • Race begins 8:30am • Awards 9:15am

Walk: Registration 8:30am • Opening ceremony 9:30 am • Walk begins 10:00am • Awards 11:00am


Support: More than 4,000 people are expected to attend and all net proceeds will benefit the children of The Valerie Fund. This premier fundraiser, now in its ninth year has grown steadily over time—in attendance, number of donations and sponsorship participation. Last year’s walk was an amazing success and raised over $1,000,000. More than 75 sponsors and the grass roots efforts of hundreds of teams made it happen. The day is a celebration of the hope and courage of Valerie Fund patients and their families. Complimentary food and beverages will be provided by local sponsors and entertainment will include carnival activities, live music, face painting and a photo booth.

CBS2, WLNY10/55 & WCBS 880 are proud sponsors of the 2018 Valerie Fund Walk & 5k Race.

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