Join us June 5, 2021 for the 33rd Annual Walk for Hunger & 5K Run at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Who

YOU & Your Entire Family – Join together for a fun, family-filled day to help over 40,000 Clevelanders (30% served are children) in need receive emergency food and/or a hot meal at a Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland Hunger Center or Hot Meal Site.

What

The Walk for Hunger & 5K Run is the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland’s (HNGC) signature event.

Why

Nearly 1000 participants gather annually to raise funds to assist the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland to meet the increased summer demands for food.

Every $1 raised at the 33rd Annual Walk for Hunger & 5K Run can be leveraged to provide 4 nutritious meals.

Prizes are awarded to the top 3 fastest runners, both male and female age groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. The Top 3 Individuals and 3 Top Team Fundraisers also receive awards.

Where & When

Saturday, June 5 at The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109

Event Schedule:

  • 7:30 am  Registration at the Zoo gates opens
  • 8:00 am  Kick-off Celebration
  • 8:30 am  5K Run (Chip timed)
  • 9:30 am  Walkers start
  • 9:30 am  Post-Run/Walk Celebration & Kids’ Fun Run at the Pavilion

The registration fee of $30 includes a 33rd Annual Walk for Hunger & 5K Run T-Shirt and a full day’s admission to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Strollers and wagons are welcome; only service animals are allowed at the zoo.

How

To volunteer, sponsor, or form a team, contact the HNGC:

Or use the button below to join the Hunger Warriors team!

Join the Hunger Warriors Team Now