Hoboken 5K to End Homelessness
A flat and fast costumed race through Hoboken with stunning views of the Manhattan skyline will take place at 10 a.m., October 26. Packet pick-up begins at 8 a.m., costume judging starts at 9 a.m. and a Scary Scurry Kids’ Race starts at 11 a.m.
The race supports the Hoboken Homeless Shelter that transforms lives, sheltering 50 people nightly, serving 530 meals daily and hosting 1,000 showers weekly for those in need. Last year, the race raised more than $75,000 with 2,000 registered runners the goal this year is $80,000.
There are prizes for racers, fundraisers and best costume. All kids in the Scary Scurry race will receive a finishing medal. There will be vendors at the Race Village on the pier and an after party.
Cost: $30; Scary Scurry Kids’ Race $15. Location: Pier A, 100 Sinatra Dr., Hoboken. For more information and registration, visit HoBOOken5K.com.