15th Annual Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza welcomes Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey as Presenting Sponsor.
The 15th Annual Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza will be here before you know it! Don’t forget to sign up for a night of running, pizza, prizes, and entertainment! The event will be held on July 27, 2016 with a start time of 7 pm. The race is pre-registration online only at PracticeHard.com until midnight on July 25, 2016. There are no online processing fees.
Also known as the “Pizza Run”, the event would not be possible without the help of generous sponsors. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is the new Presenting Sponsor of the event. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is the largest and most experienced health insurer in the state, and is the state's market leader in driving changes in the health care industry. Their staff will be on hand to share information about OMNIA and Horizon BCBSNJ’s patient-centered approach to care. They will also lead the runners at the beginning of the race.
In addition to Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s Presenting Sponsorship, Trinitas Regional Medical Center is the Platinum Sponsor of the event. Stop & Shop of Westfield returns as a Gold Sponsor for 2016. Overlook Medical Center and UBS have returned as Silver Sponsors and a new Silver Sponsor in 2016 includes Northeast Planning Corporation. Barnabas Health Medical Group; Drew-Rogers; JAG Physical Therapy; Kessler Rehabilitation Center; Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper; Trenk, DiPasquale, Della Fera & Sodono; Weichert, Realtors; Westfield Pediatric Dental Group will be returning Bronze Sponsors. ShopRite of Garwood and Spencer Savings Bank are new Bronze Sponsors. The Office Beer Bar & Grill is a Contributing Sponsor.
The race will be held on the USATF certified course for the following route: On E. Broad Street Left onto N. Euclid Avenue, Left onto Park Drive through Mindowaskin Park, Cross Mountain Avenue, Right onto Lawrence Avenue, Left onto Sylvania Place, Right onto Elm Street, Left onto Newton Place, Right onto Prospect Street, Left onto Brightwood Avenue, Left onto Embree Crescent, Left onto Eaglecroft Road, Right onto Clark Street, left onto W. Dudley Avenue, Right onto Elm Street, and Finish just past E. Broad Street. Refer to www.WestfieldToday.com for the course map. Pizza and dessert will be provided to all registered runners. Entertainment will be provided by the ever-popular Michael Craig Band & FOG with an awards ceremony immediately following the race.
To find out more about the Downtown Westfield Corporation 5K & Pizza Extravaganza, contact Sherry Cronin or Beth Brenner at the Downtown Westfield Corporation at 105 Elm Street, Westfield, NJ 07090 (908)789-9444 or by visiting www.WestfieldToday.com. You can now follow the Downtown Westfield Corporation on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.
Photo: Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will be the Presenting Sponsor of the 2016 15th Annual Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza being held on July 27, 2016. Photo courtesy of Ron Ostroff.