Please Note: Registration has closed. If you would like to attend, please email


Event Description

On May 19, 2019, Embrace Kids Foundation is hosting the Heel to Heal Plus Tackle Sickle Cell 5K at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ! Liberty State Park is a beautiful setting that offers incredible views of the Statue of Liberty & Lower Manhattan. The 1-to-5K run/walk is for all ages and will be followed by a celebration including music, food, and fun at the park.

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Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019
Time: Check-In begins at noon. Untimed runners kick off at 1 pm. The walk begins at 1:05 pm. - All participants must be pre-registered by noon on May 17th (FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE)
Location: Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ
Attire: Comfortable
Cost: There are no registration fees. 


Everyone must be registered by noon May 17th (FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE). We ask that you try to raise $100/individual or $150 per family (husband, wife, kids)

  • Any individual/family who has raised the minimum amount by noon on May 10th will receive an event t-shirt and a parking pass.
  • Any individual/family who has raised $300 or more and turns in the money by noon on May 10th will also receive a special recognition prize!
  • Utilize the online fundraising page to quickly and easily raise funds. Send emails out to your friends and family. If 6 of your friends donate $25 each, you have already raised the fundraising minimum of $150 per family!