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Race Round Up Reaches half-way marker, here’s the progress so far:

August 1, 2023

The 2023 year has reached its half way point. Have you been working towards your new year solutions? Team Move For Hunger has been working on theirs and has already provided 160,000 meals! 

So far this year, Team Move For Hunger has been able to turn our miles into meals in several events: 

United NYC Half Marathon - 6 runners from Team Move For Hunger competed in New York, raising a total of $7,800. This race provided almost 20,000 meals!  

Big Sur Marathon - Big Sur Marathon in California had the second largest participation from Team Move For Hunger with 30 of our members! The team raised $38,000 -  providing 96,000 meals!

Grandma’s Marathon & Garry Bjorkland Half Marathon - five of our athletes participated in these two marathons in Minnesota and raised almost $4,000! These five runners provided 1,200 meals. 

Napa to Sonoma 5K & Half Marathon - Napa to Sonoma 5K and Half Marathon had our largest attendance so far this year with 37 team members! Our members doubled their goal by fundraising nearly $11,000, providing 27,000 meals!  
 

The efforts from Team Move For Hunger have resulted in providing 160,000 meals!
 

This year’s Team Move For Hunger has only eight marathons left to participate in.

Upcoming marathons where you can cheer on your fellow team members!

  • Pikes Peak Marathon – September 7, 2023
  • BMW Berlin Marathon – September 24, 2023
  • Wineglass Marathon – October 1, 2023
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Clearwater – October 7, 2023
  • Queen Bee Half Marathon – October 14, 2023
  • Detroit Intl’ Marathon, ½ Marathon & 5K – October 13-15, 2023
  • TCS NYC Marathon – November 5, 2023
  • Honolulu Marathon – December 10, 2023
     

Team Move For Hunger is proud to have spots in races across the US and internationally, with new race opportunities being added to our calendar each month. In addition, Team Move For Hunger currently has spots in two World Major Marathons (with more to come in the future), and several Qualifier races for you to choose from.

Interested in a different race? You can turn your miles into meals wherever you are! Choose your own race here

Thinking about joining Team Move For Hunger? We’d love to have you! We are a national network of runners and  walkers who turn their miles into meals! When you join our team, you dedicate your performance during endurance events to the 42 million Americans who are struggling to find their next meal. Any funds raised by our team goes straight to the resources we need to promote the fight against hunger, organize food drives, and expand our network.

The membership benefits of joining Team Move For Hunger vary based on the race and associated fundraising commitment.

For any of our races, your minimum fundraising commitment includes guaranteed race entry, a Move For Hunger t-shirt or tank top to wear on race day, a Move For Hunger water bottle and bumper sticker, your own personalized fundraising page, and resources to help you on your fundraising and race training journeys!

 
Interested in joining the Move For Hunger race team?  Join here!
 

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