Norwood 'Fast And Flat 5K' Benefits Local Causes

NORWOOD, N.J. -- Runners and walkers looking for a different race course can turn to the Norwood Fast and Flat 5K on Saturday, Oct. 22.

A scene from the 2014 Norwood 5K.

A scene from the 2014 Norwood 5K.

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Founded in 2005, the race attracts runners from all over Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, Rockland, and other surrounding counties looking to run a new personal best time. The race also attracts many recreational runners and walkers. 

The race takes off at Kennedy Field, 453 Broadway, Norwood and the cost is $25 in advance, or $30 same day. Kids Fun Run is free.

There also will be music and refreshments. 

The schedule is,

  • 8-9:15 a.m. Check-in
  • 9:30 a.m. 5K Run and Walk
  • 10:30 a.m. Kids Fun Run (one lap around Kennedy Field)
  • 10:45 a.m. Awards ceremony 

All proceeds benefit Norwood EMS, Norwood PTO, Norwood Fire Department, Norwood Library, Triple Negative Breast Cancers, and numerous other charities chosen each year.

Pre-race packets are available on Friday, Oct. 21, 4-7 p.m. at Runners' House, 88 Westwood Ave., River Vale. All runners picking up their packets will also receive 15 percent off everything in the store.

Pre-register here. 

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