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Go the Extra Mile - Goodwill 5K Walk/Run event on Oct 1st!

On October 1st, Goodwill, GoodTemps’ parent organization, will be hosting their first Run/Walk event in support of our collective mission to enhance the lives of people with disabilities or other barriers to employment. All are welcome and encouraged to attend - this promises be a great, uplifting and inspiring day for many.<br /><br />The Run/Walk will be held at Flushing Meadow Park in Corona, Queens starting at 8.30am. The event is split into two stages - a 5KM (3.1 miles) run, and a 3KM (1.86 mile) walk - you can participate in either, or both!

What can I do?

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  1. Run!<br/>If you love running, the 5KM event is the perfect fit for you, taking you around Flushing Meadow Park, and the Unisphere.
  2. Walk!<br/>If you’re not a fan of running, or don’t feel up to it, there’s a leisurely 3KM walk. Stroll with friends and family, and help make a difference for people with disabilities.
  3. Volunteer<br/>If you feel you can contribute in other ways, contact the Goodwill Run/Walk team at <a href="mailto:gwwalkrun5k@goodwillny.org">gwwalkrun5k@goodwillny.org to see what volunteering opportunities are available for the event.
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The details

<br />General registration for the Run/Walk consists of a donation of $20. For those with a disability, or who participate in any Goodwill program, the registration donation is $5. <br /><br />Your donation helps the mission of Goodwill; supporting those with disabilities and barriers to employment. In 2010, we placed 13,300 people with disabilities into employment - your donation and participation in the Run/Walk can help us do so much more this year and beyond.<br /><br />For full details on the event, to register, and for information on how to get involved, visit the <a href="http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=polmnheab&oeidk=a07e4agkrzof5158235&oseq=a01mmgoynei9b" target="new">Goodwill 5K Run/Walk website.


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