Event Info


Event Information


Run to Feed the Hungry is a 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk to support Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services


Thanksgiving morning - Thursday, November 22, 2018 — Rain or Shine!

10K - 8:15 a.m. • 5K - 9 a.m.


The event 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.

Packet Pickup

Packet pickup is available Saturday, November 17 through Wednesday, November 21 at Fremont Presbyterian Church, 5770 Carlson Dr, Sacramento, CA 95819, during the following times:

  • Saturday, November 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Sunday, November 18 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Monday, November 19 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Tuesday, November 20 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Wednesday, November 21 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Packet pickup is also available on Thanksgiving Day from 7-9 a.m. at Fremont Presbyterian Church.


  • Individuals

    • Youth (17 & under) - only $20!

    • Adults (18 & older)

      • Regular Registration (Friday, November 16 - Wednesday, November 21 at 6 p.m.) - $40

      • Race Day Registration (Thanksgiving Day, November 22) - $45 *Race day registrants will not be timed

  • Teams 

    • Team registration closed, November 1

    • 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.

  • Thank You Gift

    • Individuals who give a donation of $50 or more AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION (and WHILE SUPPLIES LAST) will receive a special Run to Feed the Hungry beanie. As of 6:03 p.m. on November 21, the last thank you beanie was gobbled up. Thank you for your support, Sacramento!



Run to Feed the Hungry merchandise items are available for purchase! Stay warm this Thanksgiving with Run to Feed the Hungry gloves or showcase your support with a Run to Feed the Hungry baseball cap! Select your favorite items when you register!

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.