Mentally Healthy, One Stride at a Time

5K and 1-Mile Family Fun Run to Benefit Madison Area YMCA’s Programs that Heal the Whole Person: Emotionally, Mentally and Physically

The Madison Area YMCA's The Mind Matters 5K is an influential fundraising event for the Madison Area YMCA’s Annual Fund. The Annual Fund enables hundreds of children and families to participate in Y membership, innovative programming, wellness initiatives and services including child care, early childhood education and summer camps at the Madison Area YMCA’s Family Center and the F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA.

The Madison Area YMCA’s "The Mind Matters 5K: Mentally Healthy One Stride at a Time” and 1-mile family fun run/walk on the campus of Giralda Farms in Madison on Sun., Oct. 20 raised more than $37,000. 

Hundreds of runners and walkers laced up their running shoes and donned Halloween costumes for a great cause. Florham Park Mayor Mark Taylor blew the horn to start the race. Pfizer served as the presenting sponsor of the USATF sanctioned and certified race for the 23rd year.

Stay tuned for next year's race!

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