On Sunday, September 28th, the Hoot, Waddle and Stroll 5k Trail Run will be a fun-filled, family-oriented fundraising event to benefit Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge.
Participants are invited to form teams and fundraise via pledges to support Cedar Run. Please note, team registration and fundraising are only available by registering online through www.Active.com.
Entry fees are as follows:
- 5K and 1 Mile Walk are $25 until September 24th and $30 thereafter.
- Kids Fun Challenge Activities are $5.
Registration and packet pick up will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Cedar Run, 4 Sawmill Road, Medford, NJ, 08055. At 10:00 a.m. the 5K and 1 Mile Walk will begin. The Kids Fun Challenge will take place from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Awards will be presented in the following categories: Top Fundraising Team, Fastest Male Overall, Fastest Female Overall, Top Male and Female group finishers in the following divisions/18 & Under, 19-29, 20-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+.
Following the awards ceremony, Autumn with the Animals, which thoroughly highlights the many programs and other attractions of the refuge, will take place from Noon to 4:00 p.m. Events include: wildlife programs, live music by Branin Road, Naturalist led nature hikes, games, make and take crafts, guided tours of the Residential Wildlife Housing area, canoeing on Cedar Run Lake, and food available from Brother Bear BBQ.
Programs will include Hunters of the Sky and Amazing Reptiles. Home Depot of Berlin will bring a nature-based craft (available while supplies last). Author of the Chippy Chipmunk books, Kathy Miller, will lead story time and will be autographing her books.
Admission for Autumn with the Animals is $10 per person.Children under 3 years of age are free. Current Cedar Run members receive a $2 discount with their membership card. No library passes will be accepted on September 28th.
All funds raised on September 28th will benefit the wildlife rehabilitation hospital and will allow Cedar Run to provide scholarships to underserved children who wish to participate in summer camp.