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 25, 2020
The Arc of Essex County
We know you are looking forward to the 22nd Annual Building Tomorrows Run and Walk. We’re happy to say the event is not cancelled, we’re just doing it differently! Due to the ongoing pandemic, the run and walk will be held virtually and can take place anywhere! We’ve also added additional racing distances including a 10K and a half marathon for individuals who were in the midst of training for longer races. All 1-mile walk, 5K, 10K, and half marathon finishers will receive special 2020 swag including a custom finisher medal and completion certificate. Join us virtually on Saturday, April 25th dressed in your race day gear and hit the treadmill, streets, or trails as we join together to enhance the lives of children and adults with Autism, Down syndrome, and other intellectual and developmental disabilities and support The Arc of Essex County.
The Arc of Union
RACE IS POSTPONED FOR A FUTURE DATE. MORE DETAILS COMING SOON!
If you are an early committed sponsor, donor, participant, volunteer or fundraiser, please know that we will be in touch with you with further information.
May 17, 2020
Virtual Gordon Shelton Memorial Walk
Walk Begins 12 PM- SCARC Facebook Page
We know you are looking forward to the 18th Annual Gordon Shelton Memorial Walk. We are happy to say the event is not canceled... we're just doing it differently! Come one - Come all. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the walk will be held virtually and can take place anywhere!
Join us virtually on Sunday, May 17th as we hit the treadmill, streets or trails as we join together to enhance the lives of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
May 17, 2020
The Arc of Burlington
Virtual Step Up for The Arc Walk 2020
- Ø No need to actually attend: you can walk at home … or not.
- Ø No need to worry about “social distancing.”
- Ø No worries about the weather: if it rains, not a problem.
- Ø No potential weight gain from all the food we usually have on site.
- Ø No Tee shirt to wash later.
- Ø No alarm to set so you’re on time: you can sleep in!
BUT please remember that we still need your help to raise funds for programs and services for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities --- and look forward to your contribution and support. Click here for more information.
June 21, 2020
The Arc of Somerset County
Duke Island Park
The race registration check in table opens at 7:45am. The race start time is at 8:30 am. The walk starts at 10:30 am.
September 13, 2020
The Arc of Monmouth County
Step Up for The Arc Walk, 5K & After-Party
The Asbury Park Boardwalk & Convention HallRegistration starts at 9:00 am.