The Fighting Hunger 5K Run/Walk will take place on November 8 at 8:30am to being the Fighting Hunger Food Drive by Matthew 25 Ministries. Come on out to a family friendly, fun event that is set up to benefit local food pantries and shelters in order to provide a great deal of help to those in the greatest of need. The race will start and finish at Matthew 25 Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, in Blue Ash. Race Day packet pick up and registration will start at 7am. The awards ceremony and celebration will take place at 10am, immediately following the race. There will be age group awards as well as final finisher awards. You will also be door prizes at the race tent, and if you take place in fundraising ahead of the race you will walk away with a keepsake and additional incentive gift.
There are several ways to register for The Fighting Hunger 5K or donate to the Fighting Hunger Food Drive through the race. Online, mail-in or in-person at Matthew 25 Ministries pre-registration is available through noon on November 5, $25 for adults and $20 for students. Race day registration is available starting at 7am before the race, $30 for adult and $25 for students. Note that there are team rates available for all of those who would like to get involved in fundraising by bringing additional participants to the event, only $18 each during pre-registration and $25 each on race day. It is also possible to contribute to the event without actually running or walking the race by purchasing Sleeping In registration ahead of time for $25 and a t-shirt sent to you or by coming to the event and purchasing the Non-Participant Buffet for $3 or 3 food cans to support the cause of Matthew 25 Ministries.
For those who chose to pre-register there is the option for packet pick up at Matthew 25 Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, either November 6 from 3-7pm or November 7 from 10am to 6pm. This early packet pick up is a great deal for anyone who likes Hot Head Burritos because a coupon for a free burrito will be given to all participants who pick up their packets early! Also, if you happen to miss pre-registration, those lowered rates will still be available during those times at Matthew 25 Ministries. For further details about the race course, available parking and other information just go to the Matthew 25 Ministries website at www.m25m.org and go ahead and register yourself or a team, or sign up for fundraising or volunteer help for the event. It looks like it’s going to be great for the whole family, so bring everyone along!