FAR HILLS, NJ – The Far Hills annual running reunion is back this year after last year’s cancellation due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Saturday October 16, the steeplechase event will officially celebrate its 100th report.
“The cancellation of last year’s event was a big blow – for the spectators who have made Far Hills Race Meeting a family tradition, and for the charities who rely on the race to reach their fundraising goal. fundraising and helping more community members, ”said Guy Torsilieri, President of the Far Hills Race Meeting. “But after 100 years of world class racing and memory, we know that the spirit of this event and this community will be just as fervent in October.”
General admission tickets and reserved tailgate seats are already selling out quickly, as families are excited to resume shopping.
“The most important thing is that we want people to be with their friends and family again. It’s such a great tradition and fun – especially with COVID and having been on leave for 18 months, we don’t ‘We couldn’t do it,’ said Ron Kennedy, a Far Hills Race Reunion Presidents.
Kennedy was especially excited to be able to once again raise funds for local healthcare-focused charities, including:
With the pandemic still ongoing, Kennedy said the race meeting will follow all state guidelines required at the time of the race.
“It’s too early to say what details will be needed,” Kennedy said.