Race attracts 437 Registered Runners to Centennial Park
The 15th Annual Matzohball 5K, coordinated by Temple Isaiah Men’s Club of Howard County, attracted a record number of 437 registered runners, 355 of which ran the 5K, while 82 participated in the 1-Mile Fun Run at Centennial Park in Ellicott City. The annual fundraiser garnered contributions from 44 Individual/Family sponsors and 27 Corporate sponsors. Proceeds from the race were donated to Temple Isaiah, Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, DreamBuilders, and HopeWorks.
Temple Isaiah is a Reform synagogue in Fulton. Grassroots is Howard County 24-7 crisis intervention center and shelter for the homeless. DreamBuilders is an all-volunteer, faith-based organization of teens and adults. HopeWorks is a domestic violence service in Howard County.
The MatzohBall 5k was followed by a Family Wellness Day, a free community event with family activities, community booths, entertainment and prizes.