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AS WE OUTRUN HUNGER!
OUTRUN HUNGER PALM BEACH COUNTY 5K
Outrun Hunger is a fundraising event supporting Feeding South Florida's mission to end hunger in South Florida by providing immediate access to nutritious food, leading hunger and poverty advocacy efforts, and transforming lives through innovative programming and education.
You can become a hunger champion for Feeding South Florida by raising funds to outrun hunger! Let friends, family and colleagues know why you are participating and collect donations toward ending hunger in Palm Beach County. With a 98% efficiency rating, your dollar stretches further; for every $1 donated to Feeding South Florida, we can provide 6 meals.
Want to help us outrun hunger, but aren't able to run? Don't worry; you can start an Outrun Hunger Palm Beach County 5K fundraising campaign too! START FUNDRAISING TODAY!
With your support of Feeding South Florida's Outrun Hunger Palm Beach County 5K, you will not only provide funds to help end hunger, but you will also create awareness for the ever-important issue of food insecurity. It's just another way we can help our neighbors in need. Together, we are Feeding Palm Beach County!
EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO PARTICIPATE
Join as an individual or as part of a team! Members of any business or organization, and even friends and neighbors can join together in this team effort to end hunger in Palm Beach County!
Please Note: Baby joggers and strollers are allowed in the 5K but must assemble at the back of the pack at the start of the race. We ask that you stay to the right while out on the course so that other participants can safely pass. Palm Beach County welcomes dogs on leashes in the park.
If you or your group would like more information about participating in the Outrun Hunger Palm Beach County 5K in 2016, contact our Special Events Coordinator, Arelis Ferro, at 954.518.1835 for details.
Join Chelsea Taylor of 103.1 WIRK’s morning show who will be on-hand as our official event emcee.
Enjoy music from Mike Sipe Entertainment throughout the morning.
Race packets including the official Outrun Hunger Palm Beach County 5K t-shirt, goody bag, bib with timing chip, and other information will be distributed in advance of the race. All participants will need to pick up their race bibs prior to heading to the Start Line. We HIGHLY ENCOURAGE all participants to pick up their packets prior to race morning to ensure the race starts on time.
Register by Sunday, September 18 to pick up your packets at these locations, dates and times:
- Tuesday, September 20 | 12PM – 6PM
Tri Bike Run in Juno Beach
13975 US-1, Juno Beach, FL 33408
- Wednesday, September 21 | 4PM – 8PM
Fit2Run at the Town Center at Boca Raton
6000 Glades Rd #1350, Boca Raton, FL 33431
- Thursday, September 22 | 4PM – 8PM
Fit2Run at The Mall at Wellington Green
10300 Forest Hill Blvd #287, Wellington, FL 33414
$25 per registrant until July 31
$30 per registrant from August 1 to September 23
$35 per registrant on race day
*Includes online time-tracking for all as well as the official Outrun Hunger Palm Beach County 5K t-shirt and goody bag for the first 200 participants
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - rain or shine!
On-Site Registration & Packet Pickup: 6:00AM
Run/Walk Start: 7:30AM
Recognition Ceremony: 8:30AM
LOCATION AND ROUTE
Micanopy Pavilion in Okeeheelee Park
7715 Forest Hill Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33413
The course starts at the pavilion and runs through the beautiful and scenic nature trails of the park. PDF of the course map
Parking is available around the pavilion (see map). Volunteers will be on hand to assist with additional parking needs.
Timing services are provided by Split Second Timing, with live results posted immediately following the race.
Medals will be given to the top 3 male and female overall finishers during our awards ceremony. Medals will also be awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers per age category: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over.
During our awards ceremony, we will also recognize the teams with the most registered participants and the team and individual who raises the most! (Corporate and private teams will be awarded separately.)
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
If you would like to volunteer at Feeding South Florida's Outrun Hunger Palm Beach County 5K, you can register here or contact our Community Investment Manager, Heidi Reever, at 561.293.2515 for details.
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
If you would like to sponsor Feeding South Florida's Outrun Hunger Palm Beach County 5K, contact our Community Investment Manager, Heidi Reever, at 561.293.2515 for details.
FEEDING PALM BEACH COUNTY
Our Feeding Palm Beach County branch rescues and distributes more than 11 million pounds (or 9 million meals) of food each year in Palm Beach County alone, through direct service programs and a network of 112 nonprofit partner agencies. Feeding Palm Beach County serves 199,460 individuals struggling to put food on the table in Palm Beach County - 60,340 of whom are children.
When & Where
Feeding South Florida
Feeding South Florida® is a member of the Feeding America® network of food banks and the leading domestic hunger-relief organization serving Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties. With a mission is to end hunger in South Florida by providing immediate access to nutritious food, leading hunger and poverty advocacy efforts, and transforming lives through innovative programming and education, Feeding South Florida rescues 44 million pounds of food annually, serving 784,110 individuals in need of food assistance, 264,280 of whom are children and 130,000 are older adults. Feeding South Florida is the largest and most efficient food bank in each county it serves, providing for 25% of the state’s food insecure population, through a local network of more than 400 nonprofit partner agencies and direct service programs.
Together, we’re changing lives one meal at a time.
Together, we’re Feeding South Florida.