We want to thank John Sawyer for capturing these amazing images from the JLACF’s 2015 Walk, Run & Wag 5K and Ice Cream Social!


JLACF 2015 Walk, Run & Wag 5K and Ice Cream Social to Benefit Animals with Cancer!
Sunday, May 3, 2015 (Liberty State Park, NJ)

Registration Fee $40

With Special Guest Christine Nagy!

Christine Nagy is a Radio Personality, Actress, Animal Rights and charity supporter. She is currently the co-host of The Bronson and Christine Show, weekday mornings on 106.7 Lite-FM in New York, and on various stations across the country including Q-101.9 in San Antonio. (click Christine’s picture to learn more about the wonderful things she does!)




A Benefit for the:
Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation



“Mickey’s love has forever touched my life for the better. Unfortunately, he lost his brave battle with lymphoma at the tender age of 6. My goal is that no family will ever have to experience this kind of loss.  The work that Joshua and the JLACF are doing is so important because it makes treatment possible for families that might not have been able to afford this much needed option.”
-Christine Nagy
Christine with Mickey


Friends! / Pets! / Ice Cream!
Views! / Cool T-shirt!
Premium disposable chip timing!

Meet Vito Vincent the Celebrity Cat! Since his adoption from a Brooklyn animal shelter, Vito Vincent has become a real star, appearing on Thirty Rock, Colbert Nation, and starring on Broadway in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Vito Vincent is fully trained, and his calm personality allows him to work with even the highest intensity productions and individuals.  He can now be seen in the latest episodes of Alpha House starring John Goodman on Amazon Prime.  (click his picture to learn more about Vito Vincent!)

We are also excited to have science journalist and author Arlene Weintraub at the Event!  Arlene has 20 years of experience writing about healthcare, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Arlene will be available to discuss and answer questions about her new book, Heal: The Vital Role of Dogs in the Search for Cancer Cures (ECW Press 2015), which brings to life the world of comparative oncology and the many ways dogs are helping in the war on cancer.
To learn more about Arlene and her book, please visit:

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Liberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ

The JLACF is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping animals fight cancer along with raising awareness about the advances made in both veterinary and human oncology. The JLACF provides financial assistance to families in need to treat their pets with cancer. The 5K is our annual Fundraiser that brings together people and pets and celebrates the human-animal bond while helping others


Want to participate?  Simply click the ‘Register Now’ button to the left!


For this Event, you are able to create a “Team” during registration (click on the register button and on the third screen you will be given the option to create a “Team”. Please designate a Team Leader to set up the page, and that person will forward the Team Page link to the remaining team participants (a team should only be set up ONCE by the Team Leader- this will ensure you are all grouped together!
Once registered, please forward your ‘page’ to your Friends and Family, and absolutely any Animal Lover that you know- they can support you, and simultaneously support the cause!

Please feel free to share this link with anyone you think might be interested… the more the merrier! If you know any potential sponsors, please let us know! Please direct all questions or comments to

Cannot participate in the 5K?
That’s okay! Sign up, get sponsors, receive the cool t-shirt we’ll do the race for you!!

Race Info:
Liberty State Park, Jersey City, New Jersey
10:00 a.m., Sunday, May 1, 2016
(Check-in begins 8:30 a.m.)
You can walk, run or wag (bring your pet!)!
Event goes on, RAIN OR SHINE!
You will receive an official JLACF race t-shirt!  (women’s sizes run small!)
Ice Cream Party to follow the 5K (guilt free, you just did a 5K!)



Why Crowdrise?
Crowdrise provides a user-friendly platform that gives each of the participants their own ‘page’ within our fundraiser.  This enables each participant to customize their ‘page’ and share with all of their friends.  It also enables participants to get ‘sponsors’– the more sponsors you have, the more money you can raise to benefit animals with cancer!



The course at Liberty State Park, Jersey City, New Jersey:
If you have never been, Liberty State Park has some of the most stunning views of the Statue of Liberty, New York Harbor, and NYC! The entire length of the course takes you up and down the boardwalk alongside New York Harbor–truly stunning! AND the best part about this is… you can bring your pet! Click the button below to learn more about Liberty State Park!