Event Info



10K Run & 5K Run/Walk to support Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services


Thanksgiving morning - Thursday, November 23, 2017 — Rain or Shine!
10K - 8:15 a.m. • 5K - 9 a.m.


The race starts on J Street just west of the entrance to the Sacramento State campus and runs through the beautiful tree lined streets of East Sacramento. 


  • Individuals

    • Youth (17 & under)
      • July 1 - November 23 only $20!
    • Adults (18 & older)
      • Early Bird Registration (by Thursday, November 16) - $35
        (guarantees a shirt in your size!) Sizing Chart
      • Regular Registration (Friday, November 17 - Wednesday, November 22) - $40
      • Race Day Registration (Thanksgiving Day, November 23) - $45 *Race day registrants will not be timed
  • Teams 
    • All team members must register by November 5, 2017
    • Adults (18 & older) - $55
    • Youth (17 & under) - $35
    • Teams receive an upgraded, gender specific shirt with their personalized team name on the back, group photo, breakfast and more! Team info.
  • Drumstick Dasher (Virtual participant)

    • Out of town? Responsible for the Thanksgiving meal? Want to sleep in? Register as a Drumstick Dasher to receive your bib and shirt, but skip the running. You may pick up your shirt at REI the week prior to Thanksgiving event or at SFBFS after the event.
    • Drumstick Dashers may pick up their shirts at REI beginning November 18 or at Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (3333 Third Ave. Sacramento, Ca 95817) after December 1.  
  • Thank You scarf

    • Individuals who give a donation of $50 or more AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION (and WHILE SUPPLIES LAST) will receive a Run to Feed the Hungry scarf!  Register today! 

Paper registration also available. Click here to print and mail in your registration by November 5!

Additional Merchandise

Run to Feed the Hungry merchandise items are available for purchase! Stay warm this Thanksgiving with a Run to Feed the Hungry hoodie and beanie or showcase your support with Run to Feed the Hungry shoelaces! Select your favorite items when you register!

Hoodie - $40 (zip up heavyweight hoodie available in Women's and Men's sizes)


Beanie - $15 (one size)
Shoelaces $10 (one size)


Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup is available Saturday, November 18 through Wednesday, November 22 (6 p.m.) at the Sacramento REI Store. Packet pick up is also available on Thanksgiving Day from 7 - 9 a.m. at Sac State.

Things to Remember

  • Please keep dogs at home...for the safety of both species!
  • No roller blades, bikes, scooters or skateboards.
  • Bike parking is available during the event.
  • Refunds and transfers are not available because all proceeds support families in our community.
  • No strollers, baby joggers or wagons in the 10K and 5K timed races.

Ready to Run?



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