• Harry Chapin Memorial Run Against Hunger

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    Name: Harry Chapin Memorial Run Against Hunger
    Date: October 15, 2017
    Join us on the third Sunday in October every year for the 1-Mile Fun Run, 5K (3.1 Mile) Run-Walk, and/or the 10K Race! Have fun and make a difference!
    Event Description:
    An amazing tradition that is a lot of fun since 1981!  Organized by an all-volunteer committee and supported and sponsored by many local community groups and businesses!  We are a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and proceeds benefit the Croton-Cortlandt Food Pantry, Croton Caring Committee, Caring for the Homeless of Peekskill, Hillside Food Outreach in Pleasantville, Food Bank for Westchester, WhyHunger (co-founed by Harry Chapin), the Carolyn Belshe Orphanage in Mozambique, and the Institut Montfort School for Deaf and Deaf-Blind Children in Haiti.
    ?Three events in one day!  Join us for the 5K (3.1 Mile) Run-Walk, the 1-Mile Fun Run, and/or the 10K Race!  Participate as a team with friends/family/colleagues or come by yourself!  Visit our website at www.runagainsthunger.com for videos and pictures.
    5K Run-Walk (9:30 a.m.):  First 300 registrants receive a FREE custom-designed t-shirt and a FREE tote bag!  Beautiful, scenic route.  Run or walk -- your choice!  Medals to the top three male and female overall finishers!  Post run-walk refreshments including fresh fruit, bottled water, and granola bars.
    1-Mile Fun Run (11 a.m.):  All child participants receive a FREE custom-designed medal!  Fun for people of all ages!  Top 3 male and female child finishers.  Wave starts (one for pre-K to 4th grade; the other for grades 5 and up)
    10K Race (12 p.m.):  FREE custom-designed t-shirt for the first 300 registrants.  Medals and apple pies from Baked By Susan for the top 3 male and female finishers in various age categories.  $100, $75, or $50 gift card to Run on Hudson Valley to the first, second and third place (respectively) overall male and female finishers.  Post-race refreshments including fresh fruit, bottled water, granola bars.

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    Croton Harmon High School
    ?36 Old Post Road South
    Croton-on-Hudson, NY  10520
    Date/Time Information:
    Sunday, October 16th, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Mike Grayeb, Asst. Race Director: 914-419-8719
    15K Run-Walk
    • 15 & Younger:  $18 before race day; $23 on race day
    • 16 & Older:  $22 before race day; $27 on race day
    ?1-Mile Fun Run?:
    • 15 & Younger:  $9 before race day; $13 on race day
    • ?16 & Older:  $11 before race day; $15 on race day
    10K Race:
    • $30 before race day; $35 on race day
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