Lincoln Tunnel Challenge 5k to Benefit Special Olympics is April 9. Are you going?

This year marks the 31″ anniversary of the 5k Challenge to walk or run through the Lincoln Tunnel, a benefit for the Special Olympics of New Jersey.

The Township of Weehawken will once again sponsor the Home Team for the Lincoln Tunnel Challenge. Weehawken is the proud host of this exciting event where thousands of people from the tri-state area participate. Each year our team assembles in a designated spot to have a group photo taken before running /walking through the Lincoln Tunnel.

We invite our residents to join the 2017 “Weehawken Home Team” at the special pre-registration rate of $30.00 per person. (The regular rate is $40.00)

Weehawken residents may sign up online with our team by going to, click on Register, and Join A Team. Type in: Weehawken Home Team. Go to the regular registration (not USATF) and don’t forget to enter the promo code Weehawken to pay the special pre-registration rate of $30.00 by April 1st.

You may also register with us in person at the Recreation Department located at 4100 Park Ave., in the Tower Plaza Mall across from the ACME Supermarket and pay by cash, check or money order made payable to SONJ (Special Olympics NJ) For more information on registering for the Weehawken Home Team, please contact the Recreation office at 201-319-6061, or email