From Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts:

Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts (WIPA) announced today that it will host the 18th Annual Berkeley Heights Mother’s Day 5K Race on Sunday, May 12 at 9:00 a.m. at Memorial Field in Berkeley Heights. The course runs through neighborhoods on rolling hills and flats and is a chip-timed, USATF-sanctioned Grand Prix event (500 points) with digital clocks at each mile. Registration is available at

On average, over 1,300 runners register for the race and this year will feature student performances by the New Jersey Youth Symphony and Paterson Music Project, both programs of the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts, along the route. The event will raise funds for free after-school music programming and includes a free Tot Trot as well as additional activities for the family to enjoy together.

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