The Foodie 5K is a chip-timed fun run/walk to benefit Northern Illinois Food Bank. All ages are welcome. Awards will be presented to the top male and female finishers in each age group. Participants will be treated to a post-event festival including music, food trucks (Babycakes, Cupcakes for Courage, Kona Ice, Toasty Cheese) and activities for kids sponsored by My Gym, as well as a special appearance by Ozzie of the Kane County Cougars.
The registration fee is $30 before March 1 and $35 from March 2-April 10. There will be no registration the day of the event.
For more information and to register, visit www.SolveHungerToday.org/Foodie5K .
In northern Illinois, 425,000 people face hunger; nearly half are children. Northern Illinois Food Bank provides food to more than 60,000 people each week through a network of 800 food pantries and feeding programs in 13 counties. For every $1 donated, the food bank can provide $8 worth of groceries to a hungry neighbor. To learn more, visit www.SolveHungerToday.org.