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Community Celebrates with Spirited Runs and Family Fun at the 12th Annual SAX 4 Miler

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MORRIS CUNTY  — The 12th Annual SAX 4 Miler took place on Saturday, September 30, at the modern headquarters of Sax LLP, located at 389 Interpace Parkway, Parsippany, with the noble aim of raising funds for St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital.

Leon Grassi, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Business Development, addressed the assembled attendees.

Since its inception in 2012, the event has raised nearly $800,000, with this year’s goal being to cross the $1 million mark. At the point of this article, Sax LLP has successfully raised $97,594 for the year, and contributions continue to flow in.

Sax LLP is a staunch supporter of St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, allocating 100% of the proceeds from this event directly to the hospital’s Child Life Department. This department specializes in offering holistic therapies to children, relying entirely on external support, including the funds generated by the 4 Miler.

Leon Grassi, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Business Development, along with Parsippany-Troy Hills Councilman Justin Musella, were present at the 12th Annual 4 Miler on Saturday, September 30. The event unfolded at the contemporary headquarters of Sax LLP, situated at 389 Interpace Parkway, Parsippany, and was organized with the objective of generating funds for St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital.

Helena Lynch Achieves Top Individual Fundraiser, Securing $650; Margaret Henn, Carly O’Connell, and Richard Kotkin each garner $500 at the annual event.

Sax, LLP emerges as the top corporate team with $6,150; Team St. Joseph’s Health secures $762.77, Cardiopulmonary raises $675, and Felician University School of Nursing raises $345.

Kevin J. Slavin, President & CEO at St. Joseph’s Health

Stuart Berger, CPA, and partner at Sax LLP, who founded the event twelve years ago, expressed, “The 4 Miler is one of our key events, allowing us to support our communities and assist the extraordinary team at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, ensuring pediatric patients receive crucial programs and services.” Achieving $1 million in raised funds is a significant milestone, made possible by the participants, donors, and sponsors.

This year’s 4 Miler showcased a 4-mile run on a scenic, USA Track and Field Certified (USATF) double-loop course and also featured a two- and four-mile walk. There were kids’ dashes designed for ages 2-11, ranging from 25 to 200 yards, along with a plethora of family-friendly activities including a DJ, a face painter, and a balloon artist.

Kids were treated to an array of activities including a balloon artist, face painting, sand bracelet creation, and more.

Attendees had the opportunity to experience the newly introduced 4-mile run on a picturesque, USA Track and Field Certified (USATF) double-loop course, and families were invited to participate in the Kids’ dashes, tailored for children aged 2-11, with distances varying between 25 to 200 yards.

Children were treated to an array of activities including a balloon artist, face painting, sand bracelet creation, and more.

Children were treated to an array of activities including a balloon artist, face painting, sand bracelet creation, and more.

Sax LLP fervently backs St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, directing 100% of the proceeds from this event straight to the hospital’s Child Life Department. This sector is dedicated to providing comprehensive therapies to children, depending entirely on external contributions, including those raised by the 4 Miler.

Attendees had the opportunity to experience the newly introduced 4-mile run on a picturesque, USA Track and Field Certified (USATF) double-loop course, and families were invited to participate in the Kids’ dashes, tailored for children aged 2-11, with distances varying between 25 to 200 yards.

Cloris Bustamante, Director of Community Outreach at St. Joseph’s Health, provides insights on maintaining good health

Volunteers at the registration tables

They’re off to the races! ‘On Your Marks!’ This year’s 4 Miler showcased a scenic 4-mile run on a USA Track and Field Certified (USATF) double-loop course, with options for a two- and four-mile walk also included.

Family Affair: The Greenwood Family – Evonne, Don, and their children Emma, 8; Evangeline, 6; and Donald, 4, all took part in the Kids Races.
Marc and Samantha Mustachio participated in the SAX 4 Miler’s 4-mile run.

Reprinted from Parsippany Focus Magazine, October 2023. Click here to read the magazine.

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Frank Cahill
Frank Cahillhttps://www.frankcahill.com
Publisher of Parsippany Focus since 1989 and Morris Focus since January 1, 2019, both covering a wide range of events. Mr. Cahill serves as the Executive Board Member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, President Kiwanis Club of Tri-Town, and Chairman of the Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Advisory Board. Owner of the Morris now app serving small business in Morris County.
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