20th Running of a Staple Benefit!
The Apple Chase Event highlights will air on the April edition of RUNNING (broadcast on the YES Network) which premieres on April 5th. Visit sportfilm.com for air dates and times. RUNNING is produced by Salmini Sportfilm. Updated 3-12-14
Come join us for the 20th running of the Apple Chase 5K and 10K on Sunday, March 30th.
The gun sounds at 10AM Sharp!
An Apple Chase according to running lore… is a quest for knowledge. The knowledge being imparted upon you, our gracious supporters revolves around the three (3) existing and three (3) newly added charities… six (6) in total making a difference at home, in our surrounding communities and as far as their message will take them. Each is a 501(c)3 charitable organizations making your generous donations as American as Apple Pie. (pun intended)
The Family & Friends For Freedom Fund: Our mission provides financial support grants to combat wounded service men and women from all branches of the United States Armed Forces. Our severely wounded continue to fight battles here at home with their struggle to adjust to their injuries.
Kathleen Shala Memorial Fund -Chilton Hospital Foundation: The funds donated to the Kathleen Shala Memorial fund will specifically be used to support critical care nurses. The foundation’s philanthropic efforts provide vital funding for programs, construction, renovation and modernization of facilities, and the purchase of state-of-the-art technology.
The Inner City Ensemble: is committed to upholding and expanding the vision Ralph Gomez began 40 years ago. We are resuming dance training and initiating arts-education programs for the City of Paterson’s most under-served communities, its Youth.
Student Youth Travel Association – Youth Foundation: The purpose of the Foundation is to create ongoing awareness and assistance programs for the direct benefit of youth. Youth Foundation provides students/youth financial resources and programming through travel experiences that impact the lives of tomorrow’s global citizens.
Youthful Faces: Is committed in providing support, quality care and empowerment to Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVC) in Kenya. We are comprised of members that are committed to our mission and are passionate about making a positive difference in children’s life.
Passaic County Runners’ Club: The host charity, is a non-profit public benefit corporation which leverages the running fabric to develop a social outlet in which to impact not just the contributing individual but his/her community by knitting together those special events in each of our lives that bring us together.
Be sure to checkout the Thank our Sponsors Page and support those that underpin this event!!!
This year we have a great event planned for you…
The following Awards apply to both the 5K & 10K Events:
Top three (3) Overall Males and Females
Top three (3) Males and Females excluding Overall winners… NO DUPS!
in the following age groups:
9 and under
20-29 in 10 year age groups through 80+
Top (1) Male and Female in the following special categories: Pompton Plains/Pequannock resident and Husband/Wife team Sign up your little ruuners ages 12 and under for the… Kool Kids Fun Run- 11:00am Apple Chase will be previewing Tristate Timing’s Race Pace Clock. So know your pace while running or walking this race!!!
Believe you me this is not one to miss!!!
Proceeds will be distributed between the Family & Friends For Freedom Fund, Kathleen Shala Memorial Fund -Chilton Hospital Foundation, The Inner City Ensemble, Youthful Faces, Student Youth Travel Association – Youth Foundation and the Passaic County Runners’ Club.