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Feeding South Florida® to Host 11th Annual Outrun Hunger 5K, Presented by JM Family Enterprises



On Saturday, April 2, Feeding South Florida®, the leading domestic hunger-relief organization in South Florida, will host its 11th Annual Outrun Hunger 5K presented by JM Family Enterprises. Returning in-person to the scenic Hollywood Beach Broadwalk, 500 runners, families, and community leaders of all ages will come together to take steps to raise funds and awareness to end hunger in South Florida. Currently in South Florida, there are over 700,00 food insecure individuals, and 1 in 9 individuals in South Florida remain uncertain about where they will get their next meal.



Registration will begin at 6:45 a.m. and the 5K will begin at 7:30 a.m. After the race, an award ceremony and a raffle will take place.


Participants can join the event as an individual or a team. Medals will be given for the top three places in each age category and overall best times for males and females. Those not participating in the race may also support the organization by creating a personalized fundraising page. To create a customized fundraising page, visit www.feedingsouthflorida.org/peertopeer. Runners and walkers can also create a custom fundraising page during registration.


Media is invited to attend and cover the event and may do so


When:

Saturday, April 2, 2022

6:45 – 9 a.m.

Registration begins at 6:45 a.m.

Outrun Hunger 5K begins at 7:30 a.m.

Where:

Hollywood Beach Broadwalk – Charnow Park 300 Connecticut St, Hollywood, FL 33019

Cost:

$35 race fee + $4.50 sign-up fee


How:

For more information and to register, participants can visit www.runsignup.com/outrunhunger.


Event sponsorships and in-kind donations are available. For more information, contact Michele Fernandez at 954.518.1818 x1863 or mfernandez@feedingsouthflorida.org.

About 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. Providing support for 25 percent of the state’s food insecure population, its 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. In addition to providing over 90 million pounds of food (75 million meals) to nearly one million individuals through direct-service programs and a local network of over 350 community partners, Feeding South Florida addresses the root causes of hunger and breaks the cycle of poverty through its workforce training, food is medicine and client services programming. Visit www.feedingsouthflorida.org or call 954.518.1818.


By ML Staff. Images courtesy of Feeding South Florida

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