A Monmouth County, New Jersey man is on a run of his own this weekend as he attempts to run the length of the Garden State, for charity.
In an effort to raise funds and awareness for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, Ed Kloskowski, a 46-year-old Sayreville native and Allentown resident has a series of 50-to 60-mile per day runs ahead of him.
According to The Star-Ledger, Kloskowski started yesterday morning at the High Point State Park in Sussex County, and was hoping to reach Cranford to stay the night.
He’s set a pace of four days, from Nov. 16 – Nov. 20, to cover a distance of 220 miles.
A group of family members and friends are following along in a van, digitally documenting Kloskowski’s efforts for his website, Run4NJ.org.
As of Saturday afternoon, his donation page shows that contributions have already topped the $2,200 goal he had set, with over $5,000 raised.
Donations will benefit Architecture for Humanity’s Restore the Shore program, which is focused on long-term rebuilding of the shore, Catholic Charities, and Sayreville borough.