MAHWAH, N.J. -- A 5K race and 3K walk takes place on Sunday at Darlington Schoolhouse in Mahwah. The event benefits the Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce and the New York/New Jersey Trail Conference.
The event is rain or shine. Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. The run begins at 9 a.m. and the walk starts at 10:15 a.m.
An awards ceremony is at 11 a.m., followed by schoolhouse tours at 12 p.m.
The 5K course starts at Trail Conference Headquarters at the newly restored Darlington Schoolhouse. The relatively flat 3.1-mile course features the scenic Ramapo Reservation and River, the Hunt & Polo Club neighborhood, and Ramapo College's historic Havemeyer House.
The course follows a combination of paved roads, wide wooded roads, and maintained grass and dirt trails.
Walk course starts at the schoolhouse, and the flat 1.8-mile course follows a scenic tour along the Ramapo River and Scarlet Oak Pond in the Ramapo Reservation. The route follows a mix of roads and maintained trails before returning to the Darlington Schoolhouse.
Both courses finish back at the Darlington Schoolhouse, with food, an awards ceremony, and free tours.
Race fee is $32; walk fee is $15.
Parking is available in Ramapo College Parking Lot D-3; follow signs to the Registration Zone. No dogs permitted.
Race sponsor is Prestige Family of Fine Cars. Darlington Schoolhouse Sponsor is Good Samaritan Hospital.
Darlington Schoolhouse is located at 600 Ramapo Valley Road.