Wednesday, February 20, 2013
With more than 600 participants, Resolution Run benefits local groups.
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Wednesday, February 20
The Resolution Run 5K Committee recently distributed checks to the beneficiaries of the Jan. 1 charity event. The race has been held each New Year’s Day since 2002 and is organized by the Resolutions for Others Foundation, a Hillsborough based non-profit group. This year, under partly clear skies with temperatures in the mid-40s, hundreds of runners and walkers took to the streets of Hillsborough to help celebrate the New Year. The Twelfth edition of the Resolution Run 5K started from the Peter J Biondi Building promptly at 11 a.m. Proceeds benefit Project Graduation 2013, which is an all-night, alcohol- and drug-free celebration planned and carried out by parents and community volunteers to help ensure the safety of Hillsborough's …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Hillsborough's 12th annual event a popular start to the new year.
The annual Resolution Run 5K drew a crowd of 513 of runners and walkers for the 12th annual fundraising event. With warm temperatures (for New Year's Day) but cloudy skies, Run participants made the circuit around the municipal complex and adjoining neighborhoods to help support several local charitable groups and the Hillsborough High School Class of 2014's Project Graduation. A portion of the race proceeds will help support Carol's Cats, Greyhound Friends and CAP Rescue of Hillsborough. Hillsborough resident Brain Crowley, 48, set the pace, finishing in 16:43.61, to claim the overall first prize. Other top five finishers included Nick Van Langen, Hillsborough, Robert Stianchi, Hillsborough, Nick Schnabel, Somerset, and Jason Rudich, …
Monday, January 9, 2012
A look back at the 11th annual New Year's Day event in Hillsborough.
Monday, January 9, 2012
Under clear skies with unseasonably warm temperatures, hundreds of runners and walkers took to the streets of Hillsborough on Sunday, Jan. 1 to help celebrate the New Year. The 11th edition of the Resolution Run 5K started from the Municipal Building promptly at 11 am. The 3.1-mile race benefited Hillsborough High School’s Project Graduation and three pet rescue organizations. For a full photo gallery of the event, click here. Jordan Magath, of Hillsborough, set a new course record of 15 minutes, 50 seconds while leading the pack the entire distance. Magath, a standout runner with Hillsborough High School, now runs for the University of Connecticut where he is compiling some significant times. Female winner Kavitha Manley, of Piscataway…
Monday, January 2, 2012
11th annual event attracts runners from as far as Ireland on New Year's Day.
It’s a new year and for many in Hillsborough and surrounding towns that means participating in the 11th annual Resolution 5K Run and Walk held New Year's Day morning at the municipal building. About 525 of the 600 registered runners of all ages—from 8 to 88—came out in the perfect weather to run or walk the course which after looping around the municipal building heads through the development behind the municipal complex and then back to finish in front of the library. The top male and female runners were Jordan Magath, of Hillsborough, and Kavitha Manley, of Piscataway. Magath, a former Hillsborough High School standout cross country runner, set a new course record with a time of 15:49.7. Complete race results can be found here. Most of …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Though there are still slots for 2012's Resolution Run, organizers believe it will fill early.
The Resolution Run, Hillsborough’s New Year’s Day tradition, has just 50 slots left in its 2012 race and organizers expect registration to close by Thursday or Friday—about a week earlier than usual. Though many of the racers are Hillsborough residents, the race continues to draw from state or countries away, Race Director Gary Verhoorn said. “The race continues to draw from Ireland, Colorado, New Hampshire, New York and Pennsylvania,” he said. “We have at least two octogenarians. . . The race has brought many families together with children running with their parents when young and then coming “home” to do the race once they go to college.” Younger races prompted organizers to create a new category for those who are age nine and younger…