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Hunger Heroes Race Series – 2019
September 14 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
For our 8th year of the Hunger Heroes Race Series event we have four exciting races to offer! The popular chip-timed 5K and 10K run/walks take you through a scenic route in Williamston. Back for the 5th year we have the 5k Gone Bad race, which is a 5K run with CrossFit challenges built into the course. There will be judges along the way to guide you; and know that any challenges can be modified and scaled so that anybody can successfully take part in the Gone Bad version
Last but not least, our favorite race of the day is the Kid’s Fun Run Mile. This race will be sure to challenge all the kids in your family, so we encourage you to bring everyone out for a day of fun in support of a such a great causing….feeding hungry kids!
5k/10k $25,00 until August 31 and after September 1 $30.00
5k Gone Bad $35.00 until August 31 and After September 1 $40.00
Kid’s Fun Run $15.00 through Race Day
* NOTE: Shirts are not guaranteed after September 1
The fun begins at McCormick Park in downtown Williamston (300 N. Putnam).
Start times for the Races:
5k Gone Bad : 8:00 am
5k & 10K Run/Walk : 9:30 am
Kid’s Fun Run : 10:30 am
Awards ceremony will kick-off at 10:45 am. Check the run website for all of the age brackets for each race. New this year are younger age brackets for the 5k and 10k run/walks.
Packet Pick-Up: We will be at McCormick Park from 6pm to 8pm on Friday September 13th, and on race day, September 14 beginning at 7:15 am.
Weekend Survival Kits is a 501 c-3 nonprofit with a mission to mobilize communities to provide food on the weekends to children in grades k-5 who may otherwise go hungry; ultimately helping remove barriers to academic success. Through our service to 71 schools across Clinton, Ingham, Livingston, Shiawassee, and Wayne Counties we are currently serving 4,000 plus kids via the Weekend Survival Kit’s weekend food kit program. The Hunger Heroes event is our biggest fundraiser of the year with all proceeds supporting the Weekend Survival Kits weekend food kits backpack program.
For more information contact us at : 517-992-6221 or by email at GiveHope@weekendsurvivalkits.org