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HoBOOken Halloween 5K Race Registration Opening on 6/27/2012

One thing about the HoBOOken Halloween 5K Race every year is that the organizers like to plan it out early. This year’s 5k race will run on October 27th and registration is slated for 6/27/2012….

Hoboken Elysianettes Announce Date, Lead Sponsor and Beneficiary

for 3rd Annual HoBOOken 5K & Scary Scurry Kids’ Run

Race to take place on October 27, 2012 to benefit The Hoboken Shelter

The organization of this year’s race has begun. 35 Minute Bootcamps is the lead sponsor for this year’s event . Early returning sponsors include Ivy Rehab, Fleet Feet, and Litm! Creative Solutions.

David Cabral of 35 Minute Bootcamps says “35-Minute Bootcamps is proud to be able to sponsor the HoBOOken 5K, which is such great race. Last year we were the main sponsors and it was such an amazing opportunity to be part of the community. It gave us a chance to get in front of many people and show them that we go no matter what. Rain or shine this race was still a huge success and we can’t wait to do what we can to make this one even better.”

Jaclyn Cherubini, Executive Director of The Shelter said “We are so excited to be part of the HoBOOken Halloween 5K. The Elysianettes and all the runners are such a special part of our family of supporters. We are pleased to take part in the 5K again this year”

Race registration is slated to open on www.Active.com on 6/27/12. Sponsorships are now being accepted.

About the Race:
The HoBOOken Halloween 5K and Scary Scurry Kids’ Run is produced by the Hoboken Elysianettes Running Society. The fast, flat course runs along the Hoboken waterfront with a beautiful view of the NYC Skyline. Awards for overall male and female winners, age group winners and prizes for best costumes in a variety of categories will be presented. The 2012 race attracted nearly 1000 runners despite the threat of a rare Halloween snowstorm, raised close to $25,000 to benefit the Shelter and included age group awards, a costume contest and post-race festivities and refreshments. For more information visit: http://hobooken5k.com/

About the Shelter:
The Hoboken Shelter’s mission is to be a community partnership that transforms lives by providing meals for the hungry, shelter for the homeless, & services to support people to become housed. For more information visit: http://hobokenshelter.org/

About the Elysianettes:
The Hoboken Elysianettes Running Society’s (HERS) mission is to create a welcoming and supportive environment for women who are already runners, or want to become runners. Both beginning and experienced runners are encouraged to join. The Elysianettes emphasize training and development for a variety of intensities, and participating in local races. For more information visit: www.elysianettes.com.

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