Roots Rock Run


Saturday, September 30 at 9:30 AM at Weequahic Park Track

5K community walk/run and 1-mile walk to support GrassROOTS Community Foundation wellnesss programs in Essex County and the City of Newark.  Led by Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Tarik “Black Thought” Trotter of the Roots, and Dupre “DoItAll”  Kelly of 211 Community Impact and Lords of the Underground.

Preregistration FREE for all Essex County youth 18 and under.  Registration will be $30 on race day, 9/30/17.  If you registered for free, you can purchase a t-shirt race day for $20.

Amenities: T-shirts for all paid registrants; water and refreshments, prizes too.  Winner earns two tickets The Roots Picnic in Bryant Park starring The Roots, D’Angelo, John Mayer, Wu-Tang and more.

For more details: newyork/.  Partnering Agencies: City of Newark, 211 Community Impact, Skai Blue Media, GirlTrek, Black Girl Run.