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Join us for the 6th annual Hustle for Hunger!

Sunday April 7, 2013

Now in its 6th year Hustle for Hunger Calgary has raised over $25,000 for our charity of choice – the Calgary Food Bank. We encourage the 300+ annual participants to collect pledges before the race – this can be done online through the Running Room. For every $1 that the food bank is given they can distribute $4 worth of food! We also collect food donations at race kit pick-up and on the day of the event.

In 2012 our participants raised $4,600 for the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank and enjoyed a free BBQ, post-race snacks and refreshments and were eligible to win a variety of door prizes all generously donated by our sponsors - M & M meats, Sheraton Eau Claire, Good Earth Cafe, Lazy Loaf & Kettle, Famoso, Bullfrog power, Impact Magazine, Running Room, Eau Claire Market, Co-Op, Phoenix Fitness, Bridgewater Bank, Sportsandbags.com. A special thanks to Harvey the Hound for the warm up.

Run Details

Date: Sunday April 7, 2013

Time: 9:00am

Location: Eau claire, Calgary AB

Race options: 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk, 3K Run/Walk. View route maps here.

Prizes: Draw prizes, generously donated by our sponsors, will be awarded following the event

Fees 

Until Feb 18 Until March 18 Until March 31
$35 $40 $45

Registration & Race Kit Pick- Up Information

Register on-line at the Running Room. Online registration closes on March 31st, 12:00 noon. You can also register at race kit pickup which will be at Eau Claire Market on April 5 & 6.

 

About Calgary Food Bank

The Calgary Food Bank is neither a government nor United Way agency and relies solely on donations and volunteer help.

Some interesting Calgary Food Bank facts:

  • For $1 that is raised the Food Bank can purchase $4 of food for those in need.
  • 146,947 Calgarians received food from our Emergency Food Hamper Program.
  • Client visits have increased by 70% since the start of the recession.
  • 33% of the requests for food hampers were made by people with a job.
  • 42% of clients were children.
  • 81% of clients visited us three or fewer times.
  • 40% visited only once.

Our Sponsors

 

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