Mission Backpack 5K

5K, 1 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sat, Feb 20, 2016


Greenville, SC


Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Individual

$25 $25 Closed

Walking-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open

$10 $10 Closed

Children's Fun Run - Individual Age group/open

$0 $0 Closed

Other-Breakfast Only - Individual

$5 $5 Closed

Family Registration, Parents/Children Only - Family Registration-Parents/Children Only

$50 $50 Closed

About This Activity

In Greenville County, more than 60,000 people do not know where one of their meals will come from each day.  Many of those experiencing food  instability are children.  While schools are able to assist a significant number of children through breakfast and lunch programs, many of the children served go hungry when they are away from school.  A first step toward eliminating hunger for these children is to supply nutritious food for the weekends.  Mission Backpack pairs organizations and schools to fill those weekend backpacks. Volunteers purchase, pack, and deliver bags of food to the school weekly.

Your participation in the C. Dan Joyner Memorial 5K Race will directly help feed a hungry child.  We need your help to make a difference for Greenville’s hungry children.


Event details and schedule

Race starts at 8:00 a.m. on the church's recreation fields.

The course is along the beautiful swamp rabbit trail.

Parking is available in the church parking lot.

Suggested entry fee for Children's Fun Run is a jar of peanut butter or squeeze jelly.

Packet Pickup on Friday afternoon at the Activities and Youth Ministry Center of the church and Saturday morning prior to race.

Breakfast provided by Waffle House for all walkers and runners free of charge. 

Non walkers and runners may purchase breakfast for $5.

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