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. View the course map for more information.


  • Individuals

    • Youth (17 & under)
      • July 1 - November 23 only $20!
    • Adults (18 & older)
      • Early Bird Registration (by Wednesday, November 15) - $35
        (guarantees a shirt in your size!) Sizing Chart
      • Regular Registration (Friday, November 16 - 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 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! 


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 at the Sacramento REI store during the following times:

  • Saturday, November 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Monday, November 20 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 21 from 10 a.m to 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Packet pickup 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.



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