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Back-to-School Fun Run

September 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am EDT


On Sunday, September 18th the GrassROOTS Community Foundation in collaboration with the City of Newark presents a Back-to-School Fun Run led by Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka.


Youth and their families across the city will meet at the foot of Newark City Hall 920 Broad Street at 9am to run to  Military Park and back.


There will be prizes for youth, and as with all GrassROOTS programs we will have a dance contest.  Music will be provided by DJ Scotty Nevers. It’s free and open to all.  No registration required. Show up and have some fun.


Other activities include free hair braiding for school-age girls. Come early. We are open from 8-10am.   Any questions: tmalcolm@ This is the first of two training runs to get our community ready for #rootsrockrun5k on October 1st in Weequahic Park. Register today!!


September 18, 2016
8:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
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GrassROOTS Community Foundation


Newark City Hall
920 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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