Community Event to Benefit Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer

Love tacos? Hate cancer? The Riviera Maya Taco Trot 5K and 1-mile Family Run will take place on Saturday, April 6, at the Horseshoe Lake Recreation Complex (72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna). The fundraiser supports Young Survival Coalition, which helps young women affected by breast cancer.

The official Taco Trot logo, pictured. (Graphic provided by Christine Malloy)

Walkers, joggers, and runners of all abilities are welcome. The flat, chip-timed 5K begins at 9:30 and the 1-mile at 10:10. All registered participants will receive finisher’s medals, T-shirts, and a taco “fiesta” at the finish line sponsored by Riviera Maya.

“We created this event to help support young breast cancer survivors and the Young Survival Coalition,” said Christine Malloy, a Jefferson resident and cofounder of the Taco Trot 5K. “We were inspired by those around us who have been diagnosed with this disease, and wanted to create a fun, festive event to celebrate life and survivorship while raising money for this amazing organization.”

The fees are as follows:

Taco Trot 5K (3.1 miles) – $36 through February 14, $41 through April 1, $45 on race day
Family Run (1 mile) – $28 through February 14, $32 through April 1, $35 on race day

To register, visit www.tacotrot5k.com. For more information, email race director Christine Malloy at info@tacotrot5k.com.

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