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Outrun Hunger 2015
5K, 1 Mile
Sat, Dec 19, 2015
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
Running-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
A RUN AND THEN SOME
Deerfield-Windsor School’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and Mission Change are teaming up this winter to host a 1 mile and 5k run raising money to help feed the under-served children and homeless community in Albany. The idea for the run was first presented last year by an FCA student who had been involved in helping the homeless during the holiday season. Southwest Georgia reports the highest percentages of food insecurity in a state that is already among the most impoverished in the nation. A staggering 25,000 children in the Southwest Georgia area alone face food insecurity on a regular basis. After seeing the effects firsthand of hunger and poverty on our community, DWS FCA decided to partner with Mission Change to help those in need by encouraging and demonstrating to their students how, together, we can personally better the world through compassion and action!
Event details and schedule
SATURDAY DECEMBER 19th:
7:45 Registration/Packet Pick Up
8:30 Registration Closes/Announcements
9:30: 1 Mile "Village" Run
9:45 Raffle/Awards Ceremony
Registrations Drop-Off / Mail-In You can also drop off your completed registration form and entry fees to Wild Side Running (2341 Lake Park Dr. / Albany, GA), or mail them in to Mission Change / 308 Flint Ave. / Albany, GA 31701. Make checks payable to Mission Change.
Race Packet Pickup Dec 18th from 1 – 6pm at Wild Side Running (2341 Lake Park Dr. / Albany, GA)
Race Day Registration Race day registration will open at 7:45 am and close at 8:30 am on December 19. Note: We cannot guarantee t-shirts for those registering after the early registration cut-off date of December 7.
Trophies will be given to the top 1 mile and 5k runners, male and female. Trophies will also be given to the top male and female Master runners (40+) and male and female Grand Master runners (50+) in the 5K race. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 male and female 5K runners in the following age groups: 6-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Plenty of parking...follow signs!
Race-day actiivities will take place rain or shine. Cancellation will only occur in the evnt of extreme circumstances, and there will be no refunds. Your payment will serve as a donation to Mission Change.