Trinity Academy 5K Reindeer Run and Jingle Jam, 9:30am to 1:30pm, Saturday, Dec. 6; 235 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell
CALDWELL, NJ - Trinity Academy's fourth annual "5K Reindeer Run/Walk and Jingle Jam" will take place next weekend, Saturday, Dec. 6. The run travels through Caldwell, West Caldwell and North Caldwell while the Jingle Jam takes place at the school, located at 235 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell. Race participants must register and pay an entrance fee of $30; there is also a "Santa Shuffle" for ages3 to 7 which is free. All race proceeds benefit Trinity Academy.
The combination Run/Walk will take place rain or shine, beginning at 9:30am, and at the same time, the Jingle Jam takes place in the school's gym and continues until 1:30pm.
The Jingle Jam will include holiday festivities for the whole family. Donations of new pajamas and books, which will be given to the Pajama Project, will be accepted as well.
5K Reindeer Run/Walk
The 5K route is 3.1 miles long and is a sanctioned USATF-NJ NB 500 Point Grand Prix Race. The race starts and ends at Trinity Academy and includes one water stop. Course marshals will monitor key turns and intersections along the course. Hot coffee and bagels will be provided for all runners.
The route is as follows:
Essex Fells’ Kelly King commented, “We’re hoping everyone comes out
Schedule of Events
Friday, Dec. 5
"We’ll have a fun Winter Festival with activities and rides
The Jingle Jam will take place inside the school's gym during and following the race and will include holiday festivities for the whole family:
Trinity Academy Reindeer Run
Principal: Mary N. Cassels
235 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, New Jersey 07006
Trinity Academy is a highly regarded Pre-K through Grade 8 school, located in Caldwell. The school's primary mission is to provide students with a challenging academic environment in the Catholic tradition. The academy offers small class sizes, a full-day Kindergarten program, and a nurturing environment that allows every child to thrive. Students achieve honors, scholarships and acceptances to prestigious high schools, and consistently score above the national average on the annual standardized Terra Nova tests.