The 9th Annual Lighthouse Run/Walk for the Blind is back at Sandy Hook. This event, sponsored by the Eatontown Lions Club and supported by the Jersey Shore Running Club, will be held on Saturday May 3.
The starting time is 9:30 a.m. The entry fee is $30, and includes T-Shirt.
Check-in time on race day begins at 8 a.m. Participants can pre register online at www.jerseyrunner.com.
Awards will be presented to the top three male runners and top three female runners plus age group awards. Random prize drawings will be held at the end of the race. Special guests will be the Seeing Eye Puppies from the puppy raiser’s clubs in New Jersey.
All the proceeds from this event go to the NJ Blind Citizens Association and Camp Happiness which provides services to New Jersey blind/visually impaired adults and children. Programs include computer training, art, job search, fitness, crochet, garden and other educational and socialization offerings.
A free summer education program for blind/visually impaired adults has been continuously running at their facilities on Sandy Hook Bay since 1930.