The Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce and New Hope Celebrates kick off LGBT Pride Fest 2018 with a 5K Run and a one mile health walk in May through the streets of Lambertville and New Hope. The event each year, draws hundreds of supporters. Be sure to wear your pride colors and celebrate diversity and inclusiveness in the LGBT community.
The May 12, 2018 race registration is $35 in advance online at: delawarerivertowns.com/PRIDE5 and $45 the day of the race. Proceeds support the Chambers’ programs and New Hope Celebrates. NHC is a nonprofit that highlights the history and cultural nuances of New Hope, while stimulating the retail, hospitality, and professional community.
Course marshaling will be provided by the Lambertville and New Hope police departments and volunteers. Businesses interested in sponsoring the race may contact the Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce at 609-397-0055 for information.
The race starts at 8 am at the Lambertville Station. Runners are encouraged to arrive no later than 7:15 am. The event is rain, or shine. It starts and ends in downtown Lambertville, NJ. The course takes runners across the historic and charming Lambertville-New Hope Bridge, through the streets of bustling and festive downtown New Hope, back across the bridge and through Lambertville’s historic downtown business district. Runners are electronically chip timed. The first 800 participants who pre-register receive a commemorative race shirt. Prizes are awarded to the winners.