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The Annual Walkathon of The Arc of New Jersey and its Local County Chapters

Step Up For The Arc is an annual statewide initiative of The Arc of New Jersey, with walkathons held locally by every county chapter. It's a fun, healthy and easy way to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. If you wish to participate or make a donation at the local county level*, please contact the local county chapter in your area. If you wish to support the state-level advocacy efforts of The Arc of New Jersey, Donate Now.

*Funds raised through local county chapters are used to support and enhance the services they provide for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

APRIL 

The Arc of Essex County
Due to the ongoing pandemic, the 2021 event will once again be virtual and features a 5K, 10K, half marathon, and a 1-mile fundraising walk, as well as a NEW look for 2021 swag! Register today and begin fundraising to make a difference in the lives of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).
All participants can submit their time and photos during a two-week window that opens on Saturday, April 24th. Click here to register.


JUNE

The Arc of Somerset County
Sun June 6 - Wed June 16, 2021
2021 Step Up for The Arc of Somerset County LIVE and VIRTUAL 5K run and Walk at Duke Island Park: 191 Old York Rd Bridgewater Township, NJ US 08807
Step Up for The Arc of Somerset County is an annual 5K and Walk-A-Thon fundraiser that helps support vital programs designed to provide quality services and supports for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Somerset County. This year we are hosting a HYBRID Event with  a LIVE in-person 5K and Walk Event (Dog Friendly), a Virtual 5k, and a Virtual Walk event. Click here for more info. 

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