Valerie Fund 5K In Verona Park Today


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At 8:30 a.m. this morning the Valerie Fund, a group which provides comprehensive health care for children with cancer and blood disorders, will be holding a 5K race in Verona Park. Park Avenue from the park entrance to Manor Road will be closed to vehicular traffic from 7:30 to 9 a.m., and there will be no parking on Park Avenue or Manor Road.

There will also be a walk that begins at 10 a.m. The morning’s events are sponsored by JAG Physical Therapy and WCBS-TV. They will raise funds for almost 5,000 children who will be treated at the seven Valerie Fund Children’s Centers in New Jersey and New York.

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Julia Martin Langan
Julia Martin Langan
Julia Martin Langan moved to Verona in 1989. A long-time journalist, she has been on the staff of Money, Sports Illustrated, Bride’s and Redbook magazines. Her articles on health and parenting appear in a variety of national publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, Parents, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s Bazaar, Self and Family Circle. She and her husband Greg have three school-aged children, and are members of Our Lady of the Lake Church. You can reach Julia at [email protected].


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