The second annual Branchville 5K is planned for Sunday, Sept. 10 on the Selective Insurance Co. recreation fields, 40 Wantage Ave.
The race, which goes through Branchville on a USATF-certified course, will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Check-in starts at 9 a.m. At 10 a.m., there will be a Kiddo Fun Run.
An awards ceremony is set for 11:30 a.m. Prizes will go to the top finishers and the top “fund racers.”
At noon, there will be a post-race celebration at Third Base Pub, 3 Hillside Ave, Branchville. Music by Brian St John and Todd Sheaffer is scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. Participants receive a free beer and free entry. Non-runners are asked to donate $10 at the door.
Parking for the race is in the upper lot at Selective Insurance, about a five-minute walk to the start line.
The cost of the 5K is $30 until 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9. Same-day registration is $35 (cash or check only).
The 5K is hosted by the Fund Racing Alliance in support of Benny’s Bodega, a nonprofit that provides free food and household items to struggling working people from a storefront on Spring Street in Newton.
The nonprofit Fund Racing Alliance works with charities and other organizations that provide services to people who need them.