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November 10, 2018- Saturday

Outrun Hunger


  • Start Time : 10:00


  • Commerce Township
  • 8600 Pga Drive Commerce Mi
  • 48390
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  • 5K : RUN/WALK
  • 1 Mile : RUN/WALK


  • The following 6 winners will each receive a $25.00 New Balance Gift Card plus additional New Balance merchandise.

    Overall Female winner
    Overall Male winner
    Masters Female
    Masters Male
    Grand Masters Male
    Grand Masters Female

    Other age group first place winners will also receive New Balance merchandise and gift certificates from local businesses.



Benefiting Hospitality House of Commerce and Open Door Outreach Center in Waterford food pantries in the Lakes Region.

Welcome to Outrun Hungers 8th annual 5k run/walk and 1 mile run/walk charity event. Grace Community Church of Commerce is partnering with Hospitality House of Walled Lake and Open Door Outreach Center of Waterford to raise $18,000 and feed 900 Lakes Region families this holiday season.

Did you know that a family of four can enjoy a hot meal during the holidays with a contribution of only $20.00? Pantry directors Donovan (Hospitality House) and Karen (Open Door Outreach Center), gave these statistics! Approximately 1,551 families and 3,635 individuals walked through their doors in need of food during November and December 2017... the demand often overwhelms the supply.

What's unique about Outrun Hunger? 100% of the funds raised, (excluding online transaction fee), goes back to our community. Participants love the fact that 100% of their registration and/or donation helps feed the hungry.

After warming up with fresh coffee from Biggby and Zumba by Body Language Fitness, the race takes place on the scenic Commerce Commons Pathway, just outside the Commerce Township Hall. Here, you will get to experience the trails peaceful, natural beauty from its wetlands and wildlife.

The race is chip timed by Michigan Running Foundation and awards are sponsored by New Balance Detroit. Awards are presented for Overall M/F, Overall Master M/F, Overall Grand Master M/F and 1st place M/F ages 5-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-80, 80 plus.

If first place isn't possible for you, our awards don't stop at first place. Many local businesses/restaurants donate gift certificates and/or merchandise. After the awards ceremony, we raffle off these great prizes, so be sure to stick around. All of those registered for the race will receive a free ticket to be entered into a raffle drawing. Donated merchandise from Local Businesses or Restaurants will be up for grabs. This raffle will take place after the awards ceremony is over, so be sure and stick around!

After the race, re-fuel with hot oatmeal, fresh fruit, granola bars, and fresh baked goods from local bakeries. Enjoy a good stretch from DMC Sports Medicine,(additional sponsors are listed on our website).

Join us to see why the community loves this event and continues to help support Outrun Hunger by spreading the word to friends and family. Help us impact lives. We hope to see you there! Like/Follow us at:

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Created on: 8-9-18 6:19:24
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