Annual 5K honors the life of late Linwood Middle School teacher

SCOTT FRIEDMAN

The fourth annual Purple for Pappas 5K will be held from 7:30-11:30 a.m. on Oct. 21 at North Brunswick Community Park, 2053 Route 130 south, North Brunswick. Rain date is on Oct. 27.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Opening ceremonies and festivities start at 8:15 a.m. The race kicks off at 9 a.m.

For pricing, visit runsignup.com/Race/NJ/NorthBrunswick/PurpleforPappas5K. Discounts offered for children and emergency service personnel/military members.

The event honors the life of Aubrey Pappas, a teacher at Linwood Middle School who died in a traffic accident in 2014.