Hunger 5K

in United States at Matthew 25: Ministries - 11060 Kenwood Road

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About the Hunger 5K

The Hunger 5K is a fun, family-friendly way for people of all ages to help those in need. Proceeds benefit Matthew 25: Ministries' work with the poorest of the poor and disaster victims in Greater Cincinnati, throughout the U.S., and around the world.

The race also kicks off the Hunger 5K Food Drive, which raises food products for local pantries and shelters.

Since the race began, over 950,000 pounds of food has been distributed to people in need in Greater Cincinnati.

Fundraising and Rewards

Anyone interested in asking friends and family to donate to the Hunger 5K in support of their individual or team fundraising goal needs to create a fundraising page by selecting the “Become a Fundraiser” button above and completing the form. Once the page has been submitted, simply forward the link provided in your confirmation email that will direct folks to your homepage to start raising support for the Hunger 5K!

Individual fundraisers may qualify to win various incentive prizes for their efforts. All funds benefit Matthew 25: Ministries' work with the poorest of the poor and disaster victims.

Important Dates

Packet Pickup

Participants are strongly encouraged to pick up their race packets (bib number, long-sleeve t-shirt & goody bag) prior to race day at Matthew 25: Ministries (11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242) during the following times:

  • Thursday, November 7, from 3 PM to 7 PM
  • Friday, November 8, from 10 AM to 6 PM

Race registration will be available during these times at race week registration rates. All team packets will be grouped together for packet pick-up. One person may pick up for the entire team. Please bring a list of all team members in order to cross-reference with our records.

Important: Due to the updated event safety policy, goody bags will only be distributed at packet pick-up and on race day after every participant has completed the race. Participants who do not wish to wait until the very end of the race (approximately 10:30 AM) on race day to pick up your goody bag, should make arrangements to attend packet pick-up.

Team Look Up

Select your team name from the list below to find out who has joined your team!

Volunteer Information

Thank you for your interest in signing up as a volunteer for the Hunger 5K!

Volunteers help with a variety of different tasks, including:

  • Registration
  • Greeting
  • Food Service
  • Water Station Assistance
  • Course Monitors

    No need to sign up, just show up! Here are some details you need to know:

    Volunteers must arrive at Matthew 25: Ministries (11060 Kenwood Rd. 45242) by 6:30 AM on Saturday, November 9.

    We suggest you dress in layers and bring a coat so that you can work comfortably in whichever area we most need your help (inside or outside). Specific tasks will be assigned the morning of the race.

    Please note the road closures on our race website: in the “Getting Around” section.

    If you have not yet received a parking pass allowing you to park in the VIP parking lot, you may pick one up at Matthew 25: Ministries during our regular business hours, Monday-Friday 9am-4pm. Otherwise, please park at the CMC Properties Parking lots (no pass required): 10925 Reed Hartman Highway, Cincinnati, OH 45242. There is approximately a half mile walk from this lot to our building, so you may wish to arrive by 6:00am in order to reach M25M by 6:30am.

    To expedite the sign-in process, you may complete the Volunteer Waiver Form (required of all new volunteers) and the Hunger 5K Event Waiver (required of all Hunger 5K Volunteers) ahead of time. If you are between the ages of 16 and 18, and your parent or guardian will not be attending with you, please bring your signed volunteer waiver(s) with you to the event. Otherwise, you will be registered by a staff member upon arrival at Matthew 25: Ministries.

    Once you arrive, please visit the volunteer check-in area.
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