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LUNG FORCE Walk Bridgewater returns to Duke Island Park on Sept. 17 to support lung health, COVID-19 initiative

Registration Is Now Open for the 2022 LUNG FORCE Walk Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Somerset County) – The American Lung Association in New Jersey will host the 8th annual LUNG FORCE Walk Bridgewater at Duke Island Park, located at 191 Old York Road, in Bridgewater Township on September 17 with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m.

The event encourages participants to get active to support lung health, end lung cancer and other lung diseases and fund the COVID-19 Action Initiative. This year, participants are encouraged to attend in person, outside while following all current Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines.

Participants joining the LUNG FORCE Walk Bridgewater in person will complete one-mile loop or 5k walk around the scenic Duke Island Park. The event will also include an impactful opening ceremony where LUNG FORCE Heroes will share their stories, a fitness warm-up, the opportunity to complete a LUNG FORCE Action passport that encourages lung health education, and a closing ceremony with fundraising awards.

Money raised at the LUNG FORCE Walk will fund the Lung Association’s annual research, education and advocacy efforts for lung cancer, chronic lung diseases and COVID-19.

Participants can also register to “Walk Your Way,” and participate by walking in their own neighborhoods, tracking their activity online through the new LUNG FORCE app (available for all registered walkers on Android or iPhone).

To register, click here.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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