2022 HoBOOken 5K Race - USATF Certified Course

IN-PERSON 10/29 AND VIRTUAL 10/29-10/31

Why We Race

The HoBOOken 5K Halloween Run to End Homelessness is The Hoboken Shelter’s biggest fundraising event of the year! Founded in 2010, it is Hoboken’s one and only costumed race and one of Hoboken’s largest races!


Opened in 1982, The Hoboken Shelter is a community partnership that transforms lives by providing meals for the hungry, shelter for the homeless, and services to support people to become housed. These services help our homeless guests develop the skills needed to gain employment, achieve independence, and re-integrate into the community. 

Over the past two years, the pandemic challenged The Shelter in ways we could never have imagined. Recovering from that crisis and facing the resulting economic instability in our community has stretched our resources even further. But one thing has not changed - our commitment to ensuring that people who are hungry are fed and those in need of a place to sleep have a safe place to lay their head at night. 

You can follow the Hoboken Shelter on Instagram @hoboken_shelter. 


There are so many ways you can get involved and help The Hoboken Shelter:

  • Prepare and serve dinner or lunch
  • Donate food and clothing
  • Help sort donations
  • Share your skills by mentoring or tutoring guests
  • Run a resume or computer skills workshop
  • Share your passion by running craft sessions
  • Help collect donations

For more information visit The Hoboken Shelter.

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies. We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy.

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.