Run/Walk to Fight Stigma, Raise Awareness Around Mental Illness

Register for Ventnor City or Clark Walk
Sept 19th and October 2nd

Run/Walk to Fight Stigma, Raise Awareness Around Mental IllnessPlan to join Mental Health Association of New Jersey (MHANJ) and Monarch Housing for its 8th Annual Walk!

This year the Walk(s) will actually take place on two dates at two locations. The Walks will benefit MHANJ in partnership with Monarch Housing Associates.

Southern NJ Walk
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Ventnor Library/Ventnor Community Center
Non-competitive 2-3 Mile Walk on Ventnor City Boardwalk
Registration at 8:30 a.m., Opening Ceremony at 9:30 a.m.
Walk Starts at 10:00 a.m.

Northern NJ Walk/Run
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Non-competitive 2-3 Milk Walk, and 5K Run
One Ridge Park, 136 Oak Ridge Road in Clark
Registration at 8:30 a.m., Opening Ceremony at 9:30 a.m.
Run Starts at 9:45 a.m., Walk Starts at 10 a.m.

Registration will be open next week.

All Participants who raise $50 or more will receive an official Fight Stigma, Walk for Awareness T-shirt (after the event.)

Prizes will be earned at various fundraising levels.

Participating in the Run/Walk is a great way to have fun and raise awareness around the importance of reducing stigma and the importance of behavioral health.

How can you help?

  • Team Leadership – Do you have a group of friends or colleagues who enjoy spending time together? Participating in a walk team offers the perfect chance for folks to enjoy the day and celebrate wellness. Find out more at the Northern New Jersey Walk kick-off breakfast on July 16.
  • Sponsorship – Would your company or organization like to show its support by becoming a corporate sponsor?

For more information, please contact Stacy Greene, MHANJ’s Director of Development at, 973-571-4100, ext. 128.

Click here to register for the September 19 walk.

Click here for registration information for the October 3 walk.