40th Annual NJYIP Fun Run raises $80,000 for Special Olympics New Jersey

June 26, 2024

The New Jersey Young Insurance Professionals hosted its 40th Annual Fun Run 5K June 4, 2024, at 6:30 a.m. on the scenic Boardwalk outside the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City.

The event saw over 80 enthusiastic runners, who collectively raised an impressive $80,905 for Special Olympics New Jersey through donations and sponsorships.

Race results

Congratulations to our top finishers!

  • 1st Place Female: Claire Mojica—29:01
  • 1st Place Male: Francis Kelly—19:42
  • 2nd Place Female: Angie Spallas—29:53
  • 2nd Place Male: Ed Chadwick—24:55
  • 3rd Place Female: Nicole Reppert—29:58
  • 3rd Place Male: David Mojica—26:03

In the spirited New Jersey versus New York competition, New York emerged victorious, maintaining its fastest YIP title with the outstanding performance of immediate NY-YIP Past President Ed Chadwick.

Fundraising success

Our heartfelt thanks go out to all our fundraisers! This year’s top contributors were:

  •  Top Overall Individual Fundraiser: Stephanie Tocco—$4,650
  •  Top Agency Fundraiser: Jimcor—$7,068
  •  Top Company Fundraiser: FMI—$24,052

Sponsor acknowledgements

This event would not have been possible without the generous support of our sponsors, many of whom have been long-time supporters. We extend our deepest gratitude to all of you.

  • Presenting Sponsor: FMI
  • Gold Medal Sponsor: NJM
  • Starting Line Sponsor: Samuel E. Mitchell Memorial Fund
  • Finish Line Sponsor: Farmers Insurance Co. of Flemington
  • Band Sponsor: Iroquois
  • Swag Bag Sponsor: Selective, InsBoss

Thank you to our volunteers

Lastly, a special thank you to all the dedicated volunteers who contributed their time and effort to ensure the success of this event. Your support is invaluable and appreciated.

We look forward to seeing everyone again next year for another fun-filled and impactful event! See you Tuesday, June 10, 2025.

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