Montclair Resident Takes First Place For 7th Year in A Row At NJ Sharing Network’s Annual 5K


Ali Niles, a Montclair resident, participated in the NJ Sharing Network’s Annual 5K Celebration of Life on Sunday, June 3rd in New Providence. Niles was the first female overall to finish and it was her seventh year as the female winner of the USATF Certified Race. Niles finished with her best time yet of 17:52

The 5K Celebration of Life brings together thousands of walkers, runners and volunteers to honor those who gave the gift of organ or tissue, pay tribute to those who have a received a transplant, offer hope to those waiting for a transplant and remember those who passed away while waiting for the gift of life.

Top 3 female finishers from the race (left to right): Ali Niles, Montclair; Laura Baeyens, second place from Stirling; and Hortencia Aliaga, third place from Garfield.

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