Run for Hungry Families Sept. 25
Ready to take a bite out of hunger? We know we are. You can too by signing up for the OutRun Hunger 5K Family Walk and Run, Sunday, Sept. 25, at Harvest Green.
Registration and sponsorship opportunities are ongoing for the event, which benefits East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry, a local non-profit that provides assistance to families and individuals during times of temporary financial crisis.
The race starts with an 8:30 a.m. kids’ run at the Farmhouse, 3400 Harvest Corner Drive, followed by a family 5K race at 9 a.m. A party at the finish line follows featuring Messina Hof wine, Blockhouse coffee, vendors, food trucks and more.
Fees are $25 for adults and $15 for youths. Virtual runner registration is available for $15. Participants can register online at at https://runsignup.com/Race/TX/Richmond/AnnualOutRunHunger or the day of the race. All proceeds benefit the East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry.
Event organizers hope to raise $20,000 this year. Last year, the race attracted 200 participants as well as 33 sponsors. Sponsorships contributed more than $10,000 to the proceeds.
Harvest Green will be the title sponsor for the fourth year in a row. An additional 34 sponsors have already signed on. Sponsorships are still available at four levels. Bronze for $100; silver, $300; gold, $500; and platinum, $1,000. Each level of sponsorship receives a number of entries.
East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry is a local non-profit that has been providing assistance to families and individuals during times of temporary financial crisis since 1990. Last year, the organization distributed $616,336.49 worth of food to families in need, including 7,075 families who received 10,849 Covid-19 Relief Sacks.
You know what else is great? You get a little exercise! Race day isn’t far away, so sign up today.