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Englewood Hospital and Medical Center to Sponsor Annual Norwood Fast and Flat 5K Run/Walk

August 14, 2009 - Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is proud to be a platinum sponsor for the fifth annual Norwood Fast and Flat 5K Run / Walk sponsored by the Norwood Runners Association.  The race will be held on Saturday, October 24th, rain or shine.  Cancer Care of New Jersey is the principal recipient of net proceeds from.
 
More than 400 hundred runners and walkers, including members of Englewood Hospital’s E-Team, are expected to take part in the race, which will begin at Kennedy Field located behind Borough Hall. The starting horn is set to go off at 9:30 AM.   Check-in begins at 8:00 AM under the Big Tent.  There will also be a Fun Run for kids at 10:30 AM and presentation of awards at 10:45 AM.  Plenty of parking and restroom facilities will be available.

The course is certified by the New Jersey USATF as fast and flat.  DAG Chip timing and scoring is by Best Racing Systems.  Awards will be presented to the top three male and female runners, top five male and female Norwood residents and the top three runners in a dozen different age and gender groups.  All participants will receive a tee shirt and a sponsor filled race goodie bag.

Pre-race registration at $20 per runner will be accepted until October 19th.  Make checks payable to: Norwood Runners Association.  Mail to: 50 Adams Street Norwood, N.J. 07648.  On-site registration at race day is $ 25.  Registration forms are available online at www.Norwood5K.com or by contacting Dr. Alan Gettis at 201-784-0694.  Runners and Walkers can register online at www.practicehard.com.