Richard’s River Run To Be Held On April 19

RichardRunGo 4 The Goal’s ninth annual Richard’s River Run will be held on Sunday, April 19 at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken. The certified 5K will bring out countless runners and walkers to support local children battling cancer.

Race day registration for the 5K run/walk will be held from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. The race begins promptly at 9 a.m., followed by a ceremony awarding the Tim Frantz Memorial Medal to the top male and female finishers.

Since the inception of the run, Go4theGoal has been able to support local children battling cancer at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Cooper Hospital, Saint Christopher’s, and Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

Runners can sign up for the race online by visiting Online registration ends April 17 at 10 p.m. For additional information, visit

The Go4theGoal Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization founded in 2006 by Dr. Richard and Beth Stefanacci, soon after their oldest child was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. Through the organization’s efforts, including National Pediatric Cancer Awareness Day, Lace Up 4 Pediatric Cancer,™ and Spring Into Action 4 a Cure,™ Go4theGoal provides children undergoing cancer treatment and their families with financial assistance, runs fun hospital-based programs, grants special wishes, and supplies state-of-the-art electronic products to children and pediatric oncology units in over 60 hospitals across the country. Since 2007, Go4theGoal has raised nearly $1,000,000 in innovative pediatric cancer research grants.

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