Table and raffle sponsorsNew World Marketing
Bagel Street of Hamilton
RJ's Bagels of Ewing
Sleep Care Center of Hamilton
Baldasari Race Management
L&M Race Scoring. Click here for race results
RUN FOR YOUR HEART
May 26, 2007
Mercer County Park, New Jersey
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Overall First Place Woman
Jennifer Herring of King of Prussia, PA
Overall First Place Man
Wilson Leiva of Trenton, NJ
Each was awarded $100.
Purple was the color of the day with 155 participants (81 Runners and 40 walkers; 34 staff and volunteers) at the 4th
annual Run for Your Heart event to promote wellness and awareness of the number one killer
of American women. The weather was warm and sunny at 85 degrees temperature.
and after the race, participants enjoyed jewelry sales, DJ music by LaFauci Entertainment,
blood pressure screenings by RWJ Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness, New World Marketing health food samples
and palm readings by Sassoon. Commerce Bank and others provided free gifts. Participants completed a pre and post test
on questions related to sleep disturbance, stroke and heart health.
US-DHHS Region II Office on Women's Health
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Special thanks to health partner, RWJ-Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness for
providing free blood pressure screenings; keynote Dr. Siddique; Dolores Daly and her family;
NJDEP volunteers, especially Robin Heston
who organized the jewelry sales and DEP employees; MC Dave Popkin of Positive Impact Partners;
Stacey Mignone of Slim and Tone for conducting warm-ups;
and Richelle Heston for managing registration. Additional acknowledgements: Girl Scouts-Delaware Raritan and Leaders for volunteer support, Wegmans -
fresh oranges and bottled water, and Bagel Street and JR's for bagels. Thanks to exhibitors:
New World Marketing and Comfor Care.
Last but not least, thanks to Dean Gray and the entire staff at Mercer County Park for once again doing an outstanding job hosting this annual event, and to the County Executive and Freeholders for issuing a proclamation to the Women's Heart Foundation declaring May as National Stroke Awareness Month. Click here to view proclamation.
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