JOIN FEEDING SOUTH FLORIDA FOR A 5K
AS WE OUTRUN HUNGER!
OUTRUN HUNGER 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 hero 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 South Florida. 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 5K fundraising campaign too! START FUNDRAISING TODAY!
With your support of Feeding South Florida's Outrun Hunger 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 South Florida!
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 South Florida!
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. The City of Fort Lauderdale welcomes well-behaved dogs on leashes in the park.
If you or your group would like more information about participating in the Outrun Hunger 5K in 2017, contact our Donor Relations Manager, Nataly Ramirez, at 954.518.1825 for details.
Enjoy music from Mike Sipe Entertainment throughout the morning.
Race packets including the official Outrun Hunger 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 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2 to pick up your packets at pre-race day locations (TBA).
$25 per registrant until December 31
$30 per registrant from January 1 to February 10
$35 per registrant on race day
*Entry fee includes official Outrun Hunger 5K T-shirt, gift bag, and online time-tracking
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - rain or shine!
On-Site Registration & Packet Pickup: 6:30AM
Run/Walk Start: 7:30AM
Recognition Ceremony: 8:15AM
LOCATION AND ROUTE
32 E Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
The course starts at the park and runs along the Rio Vista trail before finishing along the beautiful and scenic Riverwalk. PDF map of the USATF-certified course.
There is municipal parking available in and around the park. Volunteers will be on hand to assist with additional parking needs.
The City of Fort Lauderdale recommends that participants utilize the Pay By Phone app for smartphones to facilitate the parking process.
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, 60-69, 70 and over.
During our awards ceremony, we will also recognize the biggest teams and greatest fundraisers!
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
If you would like to volunteer at Feeding South Florida's Outrun Hunger 5K, contact the event's Volunteer Chair, Leslie Swab, at 954.296.1891 for details.
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
If you would like to sponsor Feeding South Florida's Outrun Hunger 5K Presented by JM Family Enterprises, Inc., contact our Community Investment Manager, Zoë McKenzie, at 954.699.0590 for details.
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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.