Earth Day 2015
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ
The Hudson County Improvement Authority's (HCIA) Annual Earth Day celebration will kick off at 10 am in the South Field adjacent to the Ferry Parking Lot at Liberty State Park on Saturday, April 25, with a 5K Run and the 5K Walk for Liberty sponsored by the Friends of Liberty State Park. With magnificent views of the New York City skyline, this day-long event provides an excellent opportunity to learn more about the environment and create a memorable experience for your family.
Adults will be able to register for the Race/Walk on Saturday, April 25, at Liberty State Park from 7:30 to 9:30 am. Race registrants will receive tee-shirts and a chance to earn trophies and medals. The cost of the race is $21 if registration is postmarked by 4/19/14 and $25 on race day.
Following the 5K Run/Walk, there will be plenty of family-friendly activities to be found. From 11 am to 4 pm, a "Kids' Kingdom" area will include environment-themed displays, information on services available throughout 'Our Hudson Home', tree seedlings (compliments of the NJDEP's Division of Parks and Forestry). In addition, there will be many other giveaways and interactive entertainment, such as inflatable rides, arts and crafts activities, kite-flying and contests. There will be entertainment on stage throughout the day as well as strolling entertainers who will mix and mingle with the crowds.
For more information and to register for the 5K run/walk, please click here: Register For RUN/WALK 2015 Liberty State Park