On behalf of the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce, I would like to offer sincere thanks to the many township departments, community groups, organizations and individuals for helping to make the 33rd Annual Investors Bank President’s Cup Night Race held on June 18th such a success. More than 1,200 runners registered for this year’s 5k run.
Thank you to the Township Police department. They did an outstanding job of traffic control, ensuring the safety of both runners and spectators. Thanks to the Department of Public Works, the Millburn-Short Hills Rescue Squad and Fire Department, and to the staff at Charlie Brown’s Restaurant who did a tremendous job with cleanup. Thank you to Mayor Haimoff and the Millburn Township Committee for its support of this event.
A special thanks to Mike Conforti and the entire staff at The Sneaker Factory. They are responsible for the behind the scenes organization. Their expertise that has nurtured this race making it one of the best managed 5K races in the region.
Thanks to our American Red Cross for coordinating the water stop and to the First Aid Squad who made assistance available. Thanks to Claudia and Michael Karp and the Weichert Realtors volunteers for manning the water stops and to Millburn High School for providing the necessary equipment and allowing us to use their property on graduation night.
The Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Investors Bank for serving as the event’s major corporate sponsor and for providing volunteer assistance. The Mall at Short Hills was also a major sponsor.
Thank you to the following tee-shirt sponsors. They are: The Sneaker Factory, Charlie Brown’s Restaurant, Sam Adams, Saucony, Katz-Novoa Architects, Studio 1200, Summit Medical Group, Hennion & Walsh, Millburn Laser Center, Weichert Realtors and Hilton Short Hills. Additional sponsors included the American Red Cross, Priddy Learning Academy, Gibbons, P.C., Sports Training Physical Therapy, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, The Alternative Press, Can Do Fitness, and Casey & Keller, Inc. Completing the list are Cox Printers, James Weill & Associates, Paper Mill Playhouse, Flywheel Sports Millburn, LaStrada Nuova, Millburn PBA Local #34, New Jersey American Water, Watchung Pediatrics at Millburn, and The Montessori Children’s Academy.
We would like to thank Saucony for providing prizes for the winners. Thanks to Premier Events for the music and The Priddy Learning Academy for sponsoring the Kids Fun Run. Thank you to our many volunteers including Investors Bank, Can Do Fitness, Paper Mill Playhouse, Watchung Pediatrics, Chamber Board members and many others.
The Chamber of Commerce is delighted to be able to sponsor such a long-standing community tradition.