Harvest for Hope 5k this Saturday in OV - Tucson Local Media: Sports

Harvest for Hope 5k this Saturday in OV

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:00 pm

The fifth annual Harvest for Hope 5k non-competitive walk/run event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 2 at 5 p.m. at Riverfront Park in Oro Valley.

There is no fee to participate. Walkers/runners may bring a bag of non-perishable food for donation to Catalina Community Services to feed the hungry in northern Pima County. More than 7,000 pounds of food were donated last year by 384 walkers/runners, and $1,800 was raised in sponsorship dollars for CCS.

"This event raises awareness of the hunger issues that face many families in northern Pima County," said event organizer Dawn Kulesa of Lifestyle and Fitness Coaching. "Oro Valley is a prosperous community and you don't think that we have these issues here, but we do."

A raffle follows the event.

Kulesa has partnered with John Corbett, owner of All About Running and Walking, and Oro Valley Hospital's Commit to Be Fit program on the Harvest for Hope 5k.

"We would like to double the amount of donated food this year and have at least 500 people participate in the event," Corbett said.

The first 500 walkers/runners to register receive a t-shirt and all finishers receive a medal. To register, visit http://harvest4hope.org">harvest4hope.org and enter on-line, or pick up an entry form at the All About Running and Walking store in the Rancho Vistoso Safeway Plaza. You may also register at the event.

Trader Joe's is selling pre-bagged food for the event Sept. 29-Oct. 2. People who would like to donate to Catalina Community Services may send checks to Catalina Community Services (and notate Harvest for Hope), Box 8416, Catalina, 85740.

Major sponsors of the 2010 Harvest for Hope include Tucson Newspapers, Oro Valley Audiology, Computer Dimensions, Canyon Community Bank and Oro Valley Hospital Physicians.

© 2016 Tucson Local Media. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More about

More about

More about

Welcome to the discussion.

Oro Valley Audiology

Oro Valley AudiologyAddress: 2542 E Vistoso Commerce Loop Rd, Oro Valley, AZ 85755Phone:(520) ...

HS Schedule

2015 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Aug. 21

Hamilton @ Ironwood Ridge

Rio Rico @ Marana

Catalina Foothills @ Desert Edge

Aug. 28

CDO @ Gilbert

Mountain View @ La Joya Community

Pueblo @ Catalina Foothills

Pusch Ridge @ Bisbee

Sep. 4

CDO @ Tucson High Magnet School

Westwood @ Ironwood Ridge

Horizon @ Mountain View

Marana @ Pueblo

Benson @ Pusch Ridge

Catalina Foothills @ Cienega

Sep. 11

CDO @ Sahuaro

Salpointe @Ironwood Ridge

Mountain View @ Sunnyside

Arcadia @ Marana

McClintock @ Catalina Foothills

Pusch Ridge @ Combs

Sep. 18

Cienega @ CDO

Ironwood Ridge @ Tucson High

Buena @ Mountain View

Marana @ Tempe

Catalina Foothills @ Rincon/University

Pusch Ridge @ Amphi

Sep. 25

Buena @ CDO

Sahuaro @ Ironwood Ridge

Mountain View at Cienega

Marana @ Catalina Foothills

Cholla @ Pusch Ridge

Oct. 2

CDO @ Ironwood Ridge

Queen Creek @ Mountain View

Nogales @ Marana

Catalina Foothills @ Safford

Sahuarita @ Pusch Ridge

Oct. 9

Poston Butte @ CDO

Ironwood Ridge @ Queen Creek

Shadow Ridge @ Mountain View

Marana @ Desert View

Nogales @ Catalina Foothills

Pusch Ridge @ Flowing Wells

Oct 16

CDO @ Queen Creek

Ironwood Ridge @ Marcos de Niza

Mountain View @ Poston Butte

Rincon/University @ Marana

Catalina Foothills @ Sabino

Pueblo @ Pusch Ridge

Oct. 23

Mountain View @ CDO

Poston Butte @ Ironwood Ridge

Marana @ Safford

Desert View @ Catalina Foothills

Walden Grove @ Pusch Ridge

Oct. 30

CDO @ Campo Verde 

Ironwood Ridge @ Mountain View

Sabino @ Marana

Pusch Ridge @ Rio Rico

Clutch - X-Ray Visions

More Featured Videos
Spacer4px

Follow us on Facebook