Crime Stoppers to hold 'Race Against Time' on Sept. 14

PUBLIC SAFETY. Sussex County Sheriff's Crime Stoppers will hold a 5K run/walk and a 12K run in Augusta.

Aug 21 2019 | 02:43 PM

    Sheriff Strada and the Sussex County Sheriff’s Crime Stopper’s organization announce the 8th Annual “Race Against Crime” will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta.

    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. 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, contact Hilary Manser at 973-579-0850 ext 2114.

    The Sheriff's Office thanks sponsor, Thorlabs as well as all other participating sponsors.

    Sussex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers 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. You will not be asked for your name. The Sussex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers is a 501(c)(3) organization funded by contributions from local businesses and individuals at no cost to the taxpayer. The program is administered by a volunteer civilian board of commissioners which oversees routine business affairs, controls finances, and determines reward amounts and methods of payment.Tip Hotline: 973.300.CRIME or click the link on Sussex County Sheriff’s website www.sussexcountysheriff.com