Tuesday, May 12, 2009


Tori Lee is a 5-yr. old diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and needs to undergo chemotherapy for the next two years. Fellow runner, Maria Thornhill, organized a 5K benefit run/walk in Englewood, NJ on May 17th. The race day logistics have been finalized, however participants – 200 to be exact- are desperately needed or else the town of Englewood will cancel this event. Englwood, NJ is no more than 10 minutes from the George Washington Bridge. If you have the time, please try and come out. Cost of the race is $25 with 100% of the proceeds going to the Tori Lee Foundation. Here are the details:
5/17 – Sunday
6:00 - 7:40am Race Day Registration/Bib Pick-up @ NYSC, 34-36 South Dean St., Engelwood, NJ. Click here for a map and directions.

7:15 – 9:30am NYSC Trainers Activities: Fitness Assessment, Blood Pressure, HR Monitor, Body Fat, Balance Test, etc.

7:30 – 7:45am Pre-Run Exercises & Warm-Up

8:00am 5K Run/Walk Begins

8:05am Pulse Entertainment, Massage (courtesy of the Academy of Massage Therapy), food, etc. Trainers Activities’ continue with Kettle bell Introduction, Outdoor Spinning & Balance Board

8:15- 10:30am Kids Fun Time (soccer games, hula hoops, face painting, tattoos, etc.)

Free Babysitting from 7:30am – 9:00am.

Baggage drop off area at the club.

If you cannot attend the race but would like to make a donation, you can make checks payable to: Team Tori Lee Foundation and mail to:

Tori Lee 5K Benefit Run
Att: Maria Thornhill
New York Sports Club
34-36 South Dean Street
Englewood, NJ, 07631

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