New 5K Boardwalk Run Set for Saturday, April 26


first_imgThe Betsy Young Memorial fund will host its first 5-kilometer run on the Ocean City Boardwalk on Saturday, April 26.The Step Into Spring 5K Run/Walk will begin at 8 a.m. with race-day registration opening at the Ocean City Music Pier (Boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace) at 7 a.m.The course will be entirely on the boardwalk with participants running/walking to 23rd Street and back.Advance entry fee is $25 per individual and $22 per member of a team. The fee goes up to $30 on April 19. The last day to register online is April 25. Participants will receive a T-shirt and bottle of water. Register now at:  HTTP://WWW.ACTIVE.COM/OCEAN-CITY-NJ/RUNNING/RACES/STEP-INTO-SPRING-5K-2014DJ Jason E from 99.3-FM The Buzz will provide entertainment for the event. He was voted 2014’s best DJ by Atlantic City Weekly.Proceeds from this event will fund the Betsy Young Scholarship Project Inspiration and the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Young, a beloved music teacher at Ocean City Intermediate School, had received treatment from the center while diagnosed with Glioblastoma.The Memorial Fund is encouraging participants to raise additional funds with individuals raising $250 or $500  (or teams raising $500 or $1,000) receiving special awards.For more information, call Amanda at 609-233-9020 or email [email protected]last_img

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