Day Programs Compete in Annual Fitness Run/Walk

April 19th, 2018

On Wednesday, April 18th The Arc of Essex County’s Day Programs competed in their annual fitness run and walk in Orange Park.  The sounds of pep talks, team spirit, and encouraging cheers could be heard throughout the park as Day Program attendees competed in three categories:  Slow Walkers, Fast Walkers, and Runners.

Congratulations to the following winners in their respective categories:

Slow Walkers

  • Gold – Lamont Anderson, Arcompany  
  • Silver – William Jackson, Arcompany
  • Bronze – Damarius Seabron, Supportive Work Opportunities Program (SWOP)

Fast Walkers

  • Gold – Darshon Johnson, Arcompany
  • Silver – Antoine Davis, SWOP
  • Bronze – Tyler Sanchez, Bridges


  • Gold – Steven Smith, SWOP
  • Silver – Marcia Murray, SWOP
  • Bronze – Tina Williams, Arcompany

In addition to the annual Fit Walk, the Day Programs also competed for the title of Top Fundraising Team.  Finishing in first was the West Caldwell Hub, followed by Special Young Adults and the Main Street Hub.  Collectively, the Day Programs raised nearly $1,000 for The Arc of Essex County

Do you have a loved one interested in The Arc of Essex County's Adult Day Services?  Check out our Adult Day Services brochure, available here, then reach out to The Arc of Essex County's Senior Director of Support Program Services, Melissa Soules, to learn how you can enroll - or (973) 535-1181 ext. 1262.