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18 Years Running--The Pizza Run was July 24

18 Years Running--The Pizza Run was July 24

The 18th Annual Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza, now more often referred to as the ‘Pizza Run’ was held on July 24, 2019.

The Pizza Run would not be possible without the help of generous sponsors. Trinitas Regional Medical Center returned as the Platinum Sponsor of the event for the 10th year.  Established in January, 2000, following the consolidation of St. Elizabeth Hospital and Elizabeth General Medical Center, Trinitas Regional Medical Center is a full-service healthcare facility serving those who live and work in Eastern and Central Union County.  Operating on two major campuses, Trinitas Regional Medical Center has 554 beds, including a 120-bed long-term care center. Trinitas Regional Medical Center is proud to offer state-of-the-art medicine backed by compassion and competence. 

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and Stop & Shop were both Gold Sponsors of the event. Atlantic Health System: Atlantic Medical Group & Overlook Medical Center, UBS and Lord & Taylor are Silver Sponsors this year. AvalonBay Communities; Columbia Bank, Drew-Rogers; Elizabethtown Gas; Excel Orthopedic Physical Therapy; JAG-ONE Physical Therapy; Jack Rabbit, Kessler Rehabilitation Center; Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper; Merrill Lynch Wealth Management; NJBEST New Jersey’s 529 College Savings Plan; On Running, OsteoStrong; PSE&G; Roig Collection Art & Framing; RWJ Barnabas Health; Shoprite of Garwood; Stephen F. Hehl Offices of Javerbaum, Wurgaft, Hicks, Kahn, Wikstrom & Sinins P.C.; Summit Medical Group; Supermaids; W Braces; Weichert; and Westfield Pediatric Dental Group were the Bronze Sponsors. REDCOM Design & Construction LLC is the returning Supporting Sponsor.

The race was held on the USATF certified course. Pizza and dessert was provided to all registered runners. Entertainment was provided by the ever-popular Michael Craig’s 8 ‘til When & The Groove Sharks 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 You can now follow the Downtown Westfield Corporation on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Photo:  The 18th Annual Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza was held on Wednesday, July 24 at 7 pm.  

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