Registration and sponsorship opportunities for the Ezra Schwartz Memorial FIT (for Israel team Hillel) 5K run/one mile fun walk on Sunday, April 29 at Buccleuch Park in New Brunswick is open. All of the event proceeds benefit the Rutgers Hillel Center for Israel Engagement.
The race is named to honor the memory of Ezra Schwartz, an incoming Rutgers freshman in the class of 2020, who was murdered by terrorists in Israel while volunteering to deliver food to IDF soldiers. Since its inception, the FIT5K has raised more than $150,000 in support of Israel engagement, education, and advocacy programs at Rutgers University Hillel. The walk and run will be held rain or shine. www.bestrace.com/NewBrunswick/FlT5K or (732) 545-2407.