Elk Grove Run 4 Hunger Family Festival

Elk Grove Run 4 Hunger Family Festival

More About Elk Grove Run 4 Hunger Family Festival

The Elk Grove Food Bank Services (EGFBS) is excited to launch our 14th annual event in a new format focused on “family” participation. The Run4Hunger Family Festival expands on its long-standing 5k/10k race by now including a Youth Challenge Course for children 6 - 12 years old with events conceived and hosted by community organizations.

Youth Challenge Course
The Youth Challenge Course (YCC) is an obstacle course throughout Elk Grove Park that contains a variety challenge zones (+refreshment stations) for youth 6 - 12 years old. Challenge zones will be hosted by Dick’s Sporting Goods, Elevate Gymnastics, Elk Grove Youth Soccer League, Sacramento River Cats, and University Cheer Force to name a few. Participants will start in scheduled waves every 15 minutes throughout the morning.

Food Bank Night – Sacramento River Cats
For those who wish to extend the festival or who cannot partake in the daytime activities can attend Elk Grove Food Bank Services (EGFBS) Night at Raley Field with the Sacramento River Cats hosting the El Paso Chihuahuas starting at 7:05pm. Top finishers from the 5k/10 run will be also be recognized during the game. Proceeds from ticket sales through our webpage will directly benefit the food bank.

Run4Hunger 5k/10k
The Run4Hunger is a certified, flat, 5k/10k run course that starts in the beautiful Elk Grove Regional Park and winds through the surrounding neighborhood. The course will include mile markers and aid stations. All participants will receive commemorative medals recognizing their experience. Top finishers will receive a gift card prize package and be recognized at the Sacramento River Cats baseball game.

Family Festival
The Festival celebrates everything Elk Grove and promotes awareness of the Elk Grove Food Bank Services through community involvement. Over 30 exhibitors including the Youth Challenge Course hosts and the Sacramento SPCA will be on hand. Raffle prizes will be announced every 15 minutes after the completion of the run with prize packages from the California State Fair, Pins N Strikes, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and the Sacramento River Cats. The School of Rock will showcase their talent on our main stage.

Tags: Charity, Fundraiser, Elk Grove Food Bank, Run 4 Hunger, Race, Run, Charity, Fun, Youth Challenge




Event Details

Date: June 23, 2018
Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm

Location:
Elk Grove Regional Park
9950 Elk Grove Florin Road
Elk Grove, CA 95624, California 95624

website

Contact:
Diane Hollingshead
916.806.0830
dhollingshead1@gmail.com


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