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Run 2 Feed Fun Run/Walk 5K
May 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owego Rotary is proud to host the Run 2 Feed Fun Run/Walk 5K to benefit the Tioga County Anti-hunger Task Force which addresses Child Hunger in Tioga County on May 21, 2017 beginning at noon in Hickories Park, Owego.
Child Hunger affects many children and families in our community. 21% of Tioga County students suffer from food insecurity, which means they have limited access to adequate food. 4,000 children in Tioga County receive free or reduced meal plans at schools, but when children are not at school, such as in the summer months, their access to regular and nutritious meals is often uncertain. The Anti-Hunger Task Force addresses this gap in food availability for children by offering programs to reach kids in need, such as the Summer Food Service Program where they hand out backpacks with food at sites throughout the county. They also are inspiring a conversation among organizations and residents about the reality of Child Hunger in our community and the urgency of need. The Run 2 Feed 5K Run/Walk will address both of these initiatives by
raising money and awareness.
Run 2 Feed will be a fun community event as well as a fundraiser! Participants will enjoy a Dog Parade, a Kids’ Run, the 5K, food and beverages (free food and water will be provided to race participants), a DJ and more!
Dog Parade: Noon
Kids’ Run: 1:00 pm
5K: 2:00 pm
Fun Run/Walk 5K: $25
Kids’ Run/Walk: $10
Dog Parade: $5 or a bag of dried dog food
Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the women and men’s categories. The Kids’ Run/Walk will be a short loop and medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in girls and
Dogs are encouraged to dress up. A prize will be awarded for “Best Dressed Dog.” Learn more about the TC Anti-Hunger Task Force, ODOG, Rotary and enjoy food vendors, basket raffles and a DJ.
To pre-register, sign up online @ https://runsignup.com/
or bring the registration form and payment to Tom Ash Insurance Agency during normal business hours.
Pre-registration ends on Friday, May 19, 2017 at noon. Race day registration will open at 11:30 am and close 10 minutes before each event.
Participants will receive free water and snacks. Participants who register by April 24th will be guaranteed a free t-shirt. After April 24th, supplies and sizes may be limited. T-Shirts may be available the day of the race depending on supplies.