Noble Hospital 5k Run & Walk Slated for April 28

WESTFIELD — Registration is now open for the 28th annual Noble Hospital 5k Run & Walk, being held Saturday, April 28 at Stanley Park in Westfield. The race begins at 9 a.m., with registration from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in the park’s Children’s Pavilion.

The 5k run is a competitive road race for all levels of runners, from novices to serious athletes. The 3.1-mile course is flat out and back through Stanley Park and the surrounding residential area. A non-competitive walk, ideal for families, follows the same route as the road race. Individuals, teams, and school groups are all encouraged to participate.

Early registration is encouraged. The registration fee for ages 13-59 is $30 before April 13 ($20 for seniors age 60 and up), and $35 from April 14-28 ($25 for those 60 and up). Children under the age of 12 may register free of charge when accompanied by an adult. T-shirts and sizes are available to registrants on a first-come, first-served basis while inventory is available.

New this year is the option to register online Visit to register or for more information. Registration materials and general information may also be downloaded at the Noble Web site,; click on the News & Events category.

This year’s 5k is sponsored by Dr. Andrew Chertoff, Jefferson Radiology, Dr. Peter Pascal, and Westfield State University. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For information on sponsorship, visit the Noble Web site or contact the Community Development Office at or (413) 568-2811, ext. 5520 or 5573.