Event Info

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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 28, 2019 — 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 23 through Wednesday, November 27 at Fremont Presbyterian Church, 5770 Carlson Dr, Sacramento, CA 95819.

The packet pickup hours are as follows:

  • Saturday, November 23 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Sunday, November 24 from 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Monday, November 25 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

  • Tuesday, November 26 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

  • Wednesday, November from 27 10 a.m. - 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)

      • Early Bird Registration (through Thursday, November 21) - $35

      • Regular Registration (Friday, November 22 - Wednesday, November 27) - $40

      • Race Day Registration (Thanksgiving Day, November 28) - $45 *Race day registrants will not be timed

    • Paper registration available! Click here to print and mail in your registration by November 15!

  • Teams 

    • Team registration closes on November 1

      • Adult, 18+ - $55

      • Youth, 17 and under - $35

    • Teams receive an upgraded, gender specific shirt with their personalized team name on the back, group photo, breakfast and more! Teams 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 Run to Feed the Hungry turkey hat. Register today!

Individual cotton blend, unisex, burgundy long sleeve participant shirt

Individual cotton blend, unisex, burgundy long sleeve participant shirt

Team technical, gender specific, teal long sleeve shirt.

Team technical, gender specific, teal long sleeve shirt.

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Run to Feed the Hungry merchandise items will be 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.

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