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Join Safe Homes of Orange County in celebrating everyday heroes at our Inaugural "We Can Be Heroes" 5K and Kids Fun Run on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome!



8:15 am 1-mile Kids Fun Run (14 & under only)
8:30 am 1/4-mile Kids Fun Run (6 & under only)
9:00 am 5K Run/Walk (all ages)




The well-marked course starts and finishes at the Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus Athletic Field and winds through some of the city's most beautiful residential neighborhoods. One water/aid station will be located along the course.


We’re big believers in everyday heroes and encourage YOU to be the hero of your own story. Dress up and race as your favorite hero (personal hero, superhero… the sky is the limit). If costumes aren't your thing, please wear bright colors.



Friday, April 13, 2018  10AM - 4PM

Safe Homes of Orange County Family Justice Center, 280 Broadway, 3rd Floor, Newburgh, NY


Race Day (Sunday, April 15, 2018)  7:00AM - 8:30AM

Newburgh Free Academy Athletic Field, 201 Fullerton Ave, Newburgh, NY



Awards will be presented to the top overall finishers, as well as to the top finishers in each age group.



100% of race proceeds will benefit Safe Homes of Orange County's mission to work toward the elimination of intimate partner violence and human trafficking by providing comprehensive support services to victims and their children, and by increasing public awareness about these issues and encouraging accountability for perpetrators.



Have questions? Contact Kristen Pratt, Events & Community Engagement Director at (845) 562-5365 ext. 101 or send an email.


"We Can Be Heroes" is sponsored by:

Billy Joe's RibworksCentral Deli & CateringCrystal Run HealthcareFrank's Custom Shoe Fitting; Gold's Gym NewburghHabitat for Humanity of Greater NewburghiHeartRadioKevin Mulqueen, CLU, ChFC, CFP of New York LifeO'Keeffe & McCann LLP Attorneys at Law; Mid Hudson Times; and English Rose Day School.

We couldn't do this without the generous help of the City of Newburgh Police Department, DJ Charles Skerret, Fabhaus, the Newburgh Enlarged City School District, Newburgh Envelope Corp., Fishkill Farms, Newburgh Banana, Mobile Life Support Services, Storm King School, Newburgh Free Academy Student-Athletes, Mary Kay, and William T. O'Keeffe (race photographer).

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