New Hormel 5K to combat child hungerPublished 9:18am Friday, September 14, 2012
Austin residents looking to get out, be active and support children in Austin and other communities should tidy up their running shoes.
The Hormel Foods/Women Our Way 5K race and fun run/walk will take place Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Hormel Foods Corporate Office North. The 5K will start at 8:30 a.m., and the fun run/walk, which welcomes children, strollers and wheel chairs, starts at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds will go to Kids Against Hunger and the American Red Cross.
Prizes will be given to the top three female and top three male racers, and gifts will also be given to all children participating in the fun run/walk.
Participants and spectators alike must check in with guards before parking in Hormel Foods Corporate’s North lot for packet pickup. Pickup and late registration is Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the day of the event from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Show your race number as you enter the lobby. The Hormel fitness room, locker rooms and showers will not be open to participants.
The entry fee is $20 for adults and $10 for children younger than 12, with a $50 maximum per family. Registration covers both the fun run/walk and the 5K. Register by Sept. 17 to receive a T-shirt.
For more information, call Kate Heneke at 651-285-6301 or email her at email@example.com.