This is a great way to start your Mother's Day! Run/walk with or for your mother. The course runs through Washington Lake Park, a beautiful 410+ acre park complex in Washington Township, New Jersey. This is a family event that includes a kid's 1 mile fun run and a 5K run & family walk. The annual Brian Anderson Memorial 5K run, or the "BA5K", is an event organized to remember Brian Anderson.

Date: Mother's Day, Sunday, May 10th, 2015

Location: Washington Lake Park, Sewell, NJ (directions)

Time: Registration begins at 7:00 AM, 5K Race begins at 9:00 AM, 5K walk following, Kids Fun Run begins at 10:15 AM

Admission Fee: $20 prior to event, $50 for a family (up to 5 people). $25 on event day, $60 per family on event day

Timing: The race will be timed with chip timing devices by Run the Day Timing Co. Marshals will be present throughout the course.

Awards: Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers, along with the top male and female finishers in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and above.

Click here to register online at Run the Day!

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Please note: while you are more than welcome to run, you may also walk the 5K!

This event benefits the Brian M. Anderson Scholarship and the SADS Foundation.

There will be prizes, t-shirts, snacks, and music!

Contact: Kris Welsh, 856-582-3846


The annual Brian Anderson Memorial 5K run, or the "BA5K", is an event organized to remember Brian Anderson. On May 8th 2005, Mother's Day morning, Brian passed away suddenly at age 21 as a victim of an undiagnosed heart arrhythmia. Brian was a 2002 Honors graduate at Washington Township H.S. In May 2005, just 2 weeks after his death, Brian would have graduated Suma Cum Laude from the Villanova School of Engineering. He was offered a prestigious engineering job position at M.I.T. Lincoln Labs. Brian was known for his dedication to family and friends, his academic success, and for living life to the fullest.



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