Run to Feed the Hungry—The Shirt’s Super Cool This Year!


Check out this year’s super cool shirt!! And, there’s still time to sign up!

The race will run its usual course through East Sacramento. ESP will be there to document the pounding feet at the corner of 45th and J Streets—the epicenter.

Come join the fun! Sign up information below.

Event Information


10K Run & 5K Run/Walk


Thanksgiving Morning – Thursday, November 24, 2011— Rain or Shine!
10k – 8:35 a.m. ; 5k – 9:00 a.m.


The race 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.


Adults: $35* Children (15 & under): $20 Virtual Runners: $35 Teams Members: $50
Adults (Timed): $40; Children (15 & under, Timed): $25

* If you would like to receive an official time for your run, there is an additional fee of $5 for your timing tag.

Packet Pickup

Pre-Registration Packet Pickupavailable Sunday, November 20: 11am-6pm and Monday through Wednesday, November 21-23: 10am-9pm at the Sacramento REI Store.  See Pre-Registration & Packet Pickup.

Race Day Registration 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. at the far end of the esplanade when entering Sac State from J Street, in front of the turn-around.

All pre-registered runners and walkers are guaranteed a gender-specific long-sleeved technical t-shirt in their size (view shirt sample here) and while we intend to order enough shirts for all participants, there is no guarantee that Race Day registrants will receive a shirt or their desired size.  View men’s and women’s shirt sizes here.

Race Day Registration

Pre-registration Packet Pickup on Race Day 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. on the right of the esplanade when you enter Sac State from J Street.

Please note:  Race day registrants will not be timed.

Race Start Times 10k – 8:35 a.m. 5k – 9:00 a.m. All 5k Fun Run/Walkers and those with strollers & baby joggers will follow behind the 5k runners.

Please look for the appropriate area to line up. There will be a fenced corral closest to the start line for timed runners.  All untimed participants must line up behind the timed corral.  Also, announcements will be made throughout the morning directing participants to the correct starting areas. The color of your bib determines which start area you belong in.

Race Features

  • Custom long sleeve gender-specific race shirt  (View men’s and women’s shirt sizes here.) View shirt design here
  • Refreshments
  • On course music
  • Post race music
  • Prize money
  • Age group awards
  • ChronoTrack Timing
  • Jumbotron video screen
  • Live television race coverage

The “NO” List

Please spend a moment to go over this list.

The following are not permitted or not available:

  • No DOGS! … for the safety of both species!
  • No Roller Blades, bikes, scooters or skateboards
  • No Registration refunds
  • No Transfers
  • No Race Day Registrants will have their race timed
  • No Strollers, baby joggers, or wagons in the 10k and 5k Timed races

This year there is no registration at REI Folsom or REI Roseville.  However, new this year, we are offering packet mailing with your registration.

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