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President's Cup Night Race Takes Off Monday in Millburn

Registration remains open up until five minutes before the start of the 35th annual 5K run.

Patch file photo
Patch file photo
The 35th annual Investors Bank President's Cup Night Race is expected to draw more than 1,400 runners Monday night to downtown Millburn.

The 5K run, sponsored by the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce, follows a route along Essex Street and Millburn Avenue finishing near Charlie Brown’s Fresh Grill.

The race begins at 8 p.m. and registration will be accepted throughout the day at The Sneaker Factory and again Monday night starting at 6 p.m. at the staging area near Charlie Brown's. Registration will close five minutes before the start of the race.

Volunteers are welcome and corporate teams are forming and encouraged.

Applications are available at Sneaker Factory at 308 Millburn Ave. or online at www.compuscore.com. For more information on race applications or to volunteer, call the Chamber of Commerce at 973-379-1198 or the Sneaker Factory at 973-376-6094.

Investors Bank is the title sponsor for the event and other corporate sponsors include The Sneaker Factory, The Mall at Short Hills, Charlie Brown’s Fresh Grill, Peerless Beverage Co., Samuel Adams and Saucony.

Additional Race sponsors include: The American Red Cross, Hilton Short Hills, Katz-Novoa Architects & Planners, Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Sports Training Physical Therapy. Also included as sponsors are: Studio 1200 Architects, Summit Medical Group, The Alternative Press.com, Weichert Realtors and Pride Products. Also on the sponsor list are: Casey & Keller, Inc., Millburn Laser Center, New Jersey American Water Company, Millburn PBA Local #34, Russo Bros. Plumbing and Heating and Paper Mill Playhouse. Completing the list are: Can Do Fitness, Cox Printers, Priddy Learning Academy, Align Wellness Studio, The Montessori Children’s Academy, Joseph Episcopo & Sons, Inc., AHM Architects and Watchung Pediatrics of Millburn.

Charlie Brown’s Fresh Grill in Millburn will host the pre- and post-race activities and provide post-race refreshments. The Sneaker Factory will be responsible for race registration and organization. Race prizes will be courtesy of Saucony.

Priddy Learning Academy is providing medals to all participants in the Kids Fun Run, which will be held prior to the race at 7:30 p.m. on Essex Street adjacent to the Charlie Brown’s parking lot.

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