Sheriff plans 8th annual Crimestopper's 12K

Augusta. Sheriff's department plans annual race on Sept. 14 at Sussex County Fairgrounds.

23 Aug 2019 | 03:33

    Sheriff Michael Strada and the Sussex County Sheriff’s Crimestopper’s Organization will be holding the 8th Annual “Race Against Crime” Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. to be held at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, New Jersey.

    The USATF certified distance of 12K is back again this year beginning and ending at the Sussex County Fairgrounds for runners only. The course offers beautiful views of the Sussex County countryside with lots of water stops provided.

    The 5K course is completely on Sussex County Fairgrounds property making it very family friends for runners, walkers and strollers alike.

    Top overall male and female in both events will receive awards and the top 3 in 10 year age groups will be awarded medals.

    The largest organized team will be receiving an award as well. Loaded goodie bags, a DJ and great community spirit is to be expected.

    To register, please go to www.runsignup.com or register on race day. Registration fee is $25 if you register before Sept. 4, or $30 Sept. 5 through race day.

    USATF-NJ Athletes save $3 if received by Sept. 10.

    New this year is a discounted rate of $10 for students who sign up as a “team” with their respective community or school sports teams.

    For additional information, please contact Hilary Manser at 973-579-0850, Ext. 2114.

    Sussex County Sheriff’s Crimestoppers receive tips and pays rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of criminals. All tips are handled anonymously through an assigned confidential code number.