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First weekend in April brings lots of running opportunities

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The spring running schedule is heating up along with the weather.

This weekend you can run and then check out the Cream Ridge Wineery at the Run with the Eagles in Allentown, N.J. Or check out the Cherry Blossoms if they are in bloom at Newark's Branch Brook Park. There is also the 15K Indian Trails Race in Middletown. And if you just want to get in a run check the Sunday hot Chocolate Run in Middletown.

Here are some events for the first weekend in April:

Saturday, April 5, 11 a.m. 5k, Run with the Royals, Oceanport, N.J.

Saturday, April 5, 5K, Run with Eagles, Cream Ridge Winery, Upper Freehold, N.J.

Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m. - 6K - Fourth Spring Run at the Institute Woods, Princeton, NJ

Saturday, April 5 Manasquan’s’ Fool Run 5k, Manasquan, N.J. CANCELLED FOR 2014

Sunday, April 6, 10 a.m. 10k, Essex County Cherry Blossom 10k Run, Branch Brook Park, Newark, N.J.

Sunday, April 6, 15k and 3 mile, Indian Trails, Middletown, N.J.

Sunday, April 6, 8:30 a.m. 3, 6, 10 plus miles, Sunday Hot Chocolate Run, Bodman Park, Middletown, N.J.



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