Counting Down to the Labor Day 5K


Our Mission

The Labor Day 5K, sponsored by the law firm Askin & Hooker, LLC is a New Jersey Non-Profit recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our mission is to promote environmental stewardship and environmental education for the preservation of Sussex County's natural resources. In fulfilling our mission, we are once again proud to support organizations with a similar mission, like the Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation. 

Race Information

The Labor Day 5K and our presenting sponsor at the law firm of Askin & Hooker, LLC are proud to present the 5th Annual Labor Day 5k Run in beautiful Sussex County, NJ! The event will be held on Labor Day, Monday, September 4th, 2023, at the Lake Mohawk Plaza in Sparta, New Jersey. We are excited to present a great race that gives back to an amazing cause. Participants can show off their speed and skills while helping us to preserve our natural resources and support organizations like the Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation!

Since our inaugural race in 2016, we have raised over $35,000 for the Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation, and we look forward to another successful year.

Course Information

Wondering what to expect at the Labor Day 5K? Here’s some information about our course!

Course Description

Our Labor Day 5K course is full of fun and supports a great cause!

Course Map

See a map of our Certified 5K Course


Ready to make the most meaningful Labor Day plans ever? Just click on the button below to be taken to our race signup page!

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

We depend on our sponsors for the wonderful support we receive! Give back to your community and support the preservation of Lake Mohawk by signing up to sponsor our 5K! There’s a little something in it for you as well—our sponsorship packages reward our sponsors with increased exposure throughout the community.

The presenting sponsor of the Labor Day 5k is the law firm of Askin & Hooker, LLC. Bill Askin serves on the board of the Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation and Todd Hooker is involved with many causes that benefit the environment, including the TREE Fund and the NJ Tree Foundation. Bill and Todd believe that we all have a responsibility to serve as stewards of our shared environment, which is why they have sponsored this event. They are both excited to be able to raise awareness and funds for an organization that works so hard to preserve and protect Lake Mohawk, a treasured New Jersey resource. Of course, there are many other Sussex County based businesses that are passionate about the environment and serving the community. These businesses include:

Gold Sponsors

Design Management Services

Silver Sponsors

Biondo Investment Advisors
Realty Executives - Exceptional Realtors
Reliant Title s& Settlement Services
SKW Advisors LLC Certified Public Accountants - Business Advisors
Techflex Braided Sleeving Products
First Hope Bank

Bronze Sponsors

ATD Consultants
Eric's Deli & Catering
Offshore Marine
Pain Relief Chiropractic
Signs Etc. - Sparta - Your complete sign source
Lakeland Bank
Sussex County Miners
Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice
St. Maritz Grill & Bar
Root Runners


Michael Brawer

The Humble Thread

James Mioduszewski

Sparta Dental Designs

Susan Sukovich

Kimberly Young

5K Blog & News

Just can’t get enough of racing and nature preservation? Never fear, our blog will keep you updated about race information, nature preservation, and ways to prepare for a 5K!

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Race Results

Want to see how you compared or show off your performance? Our race results are updated immediately after the race. Check out the results from  the Labor Day 5K right here!

Get In Touch With Us

Would you like more information about the Labor Day 5K, sponsor our event, or learn more about Lake Mohawk? Contact us today!

    Labor Day 5K Race

    phone: 973-729-7711


    Askin & Hooker, LLC.

    200 Woodport Rd. | Sparta, NJ 07871

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