Breast Cancer 5k Run & Walk For Mom Planned For October

CRANFORD — CancerCare of New Jersey will hold its annual Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk for Mom on Saturday, Oct. 2 at Nomahegan Park in Cranford. The 5K Run begins at 9 a.m.; the walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Registration begins one hour prior to scheduled walk/run.

This event will take place rain or shine and participants are invited to enjoy entertainment, activities for the children and refreshments, as well as the satisfaction that comes from working together to make a difference. For more information or to register, visit or contact Kathy Trethaway at 1-201-301-6813 or


Tim Dursee began organizing the Walk for Mom in 1999 in memory of his mother, Charlotte Dursee, who lost her battle to breast cancer. In the past eleven years, Walk for Mom has grown to include over one hundred participants and has raised over $50,000 for CancerCare. CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free professional counseling, support groups, financial assistance and educational programs for cancer patients and their loved ones. All proceeds from the walk will benefit CancerCare of New Jersey and their mission to provide “help and hope” to anyone affected by cancer.

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