Seashore Gardens 5K run returns to A.C. in April

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Seashore Gardens 5K Run & Health Walk April 29th

 

(Atlantic City, N.J.) Put on your super hero cape and get ready to run or walk for a good cause at the 8th Annual Seashore Gardens 5K Run & Health Walk on Sunday, April 29, 2018 on the Atlantic City Boardwalk at Tropicana Casino & Resort.  Proceeds from this fundraising event will benefit the Alzheimer’s Outreach Services at Seashore Gardens Living Center, an independent nonprofit Home for the Aged in Galloway Twp., N.J.

The run begins at 9 a.m. and the health walk begins at 9:01 am. The awards ceremony will take place at 9:45 a.m. and will feature Diane Mitchell from WAYV’s Mike & Diane Show as master of ceremonies.  Free parking is offered from 7 am to 12 noon at the Tropicana Havana Tower parking garage. Refreshments will be provided following the race.

Participants are encouraged to run or walk in a superhero costume to “Be a Superhero for Alzheimer’s!” Costumes are not required but prizes will be awarded for the best individual costume, best family or group costume and best children’s costume. Cash prizes also will be awarded for the top three male and female runners in the 5K. First place winners receive $150; second place winners receive $100; and third place winners receive $50. In addition, there will be medals for top three male and female winners in their age group (overall winners excluded). Age groups include 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70+. There also will be an award for the largest team and the largest fundraising team. Wheelchair participants also are welcome.

Pre-registration is available until Friday, April 27 at 5 p.m.  Cost is $30 per person and includes a t-shirt. Same-day registration will be available at the race starting at 7:15 a.m. for $40 per person, and does not include the t-shirt.

The 5K will be run on a certified course with timing provided by AKSTS and JB Sports Timing. The Health Walk is a non-timed version of the same route. Both routes will start and end at Tropicana Casino & Resort. There will be a warm-up for the athletes with music and giveaways from 95.1 WAYV. Tropicana Casino & Resort is a sponsor of the event.

Register online at http://seashoregardens.org/5k/. For questions, or for sponsorship opportunities, contact Sharon D’Angio at (609) 748-4614 or dangios@seashoregardens.org.

The Simon & Sylvia Zisman Seashore Gardens Living Center (SGLC) is a nonprofit home for the aged, guided by Jewish tradition, law, and charity, dedicated to enriching the quality of life for its residents. The 125,000 square foot senior Living Center features a continuum of services which include assisted living, short and long term nursing care, Alzheimer’s care, respite care and full rehabilitation services all under one roof. For more information, visit www.seashoregardens.org.

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