The 8th Annual Scare Away Hunger 5K Run/Walk


Join us for this family-friendly community tradition!

Sunday, October 21, 2018

5k run/walk starts at 3:00 pm
check-in starts at 2:00 pm
Autumn family fun event runs from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Register to run or walk in this chip-timed family-friendly 5k race and family event starting from the campus of Rochester College. Family fun activities include face painting, kids crafts, games, dance and music performances and more! Activities are included in the registration fee. Proceeds will benefit Neighborhood House which provides food, clothing, emergency financial assistance and self-sufficiency services to neighbors in need.

Register Today!


New this year! We now offer a Bronze Family Sponsorship! Families who choose the new Bronze Sponsorship will be issued up to 6 race registrations and will receive recognition on the Event T-shirts, Neighborhood House and Scare Away Hunger Facebook pages, the Neighborhood House Donor Newsletter, and on the Event-day Brochure. Join us as a Bronze Family Sponsor for $250! For more information, click here or Register online here. Must be purchased by September 30 to be incuded on Event T-Shirts.

To register online for a Family Bronze Sponsorship, click the “Register Online” button at the top of this page, and then click the “Team” button, then click “Register Captain – $250″ button. From there, you may register up to 5 other team members at no charge by clicking the “Register Teammate – $0.00″ button

Also New This Year…

Not Ready for a 5K Right Now? Let us help you get ready with our Couch To 5K Training Program! Our program is hosted by HealthQuest Physical Therapy and Medical Fitness and will include four group runs, group cross-training opportunities, support from other runners, motivational quotes, and more. Register online for the race and check the box asking for more information about the program.


Back by popular demand… Our supporters can again create their own fundraising pages and invite their friends and family to join them in supporting Neighborhood House with a donation. To create a fundraising page or to make a donation, please click on the following link: Donation Page


Register by October 11 to be guaranteed a t-shirt and pre-registration pricing.


Online Registration Closes at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17th

Packet Pickup Info
(and Pasta Party)

Saturday, October 20, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Neighborhood House, 1720 South Livernois

Come pick up your race bib, t-shirt and race packet,
and stay for a carb-loading meal to enhance your performance at the next day’s race!

More information will be coming soon!


 5k Run/Walk

  • Check-in Starts: 2:00 pm
  • Race Starts:  3:00 pm
  • Open to all ages and abilities
  • Awards for winners
  • Race will be chip-timed
  • Race announcements and music provided by AMP Radio
  • Family event and kids activities included with race registration. 

When You Come:
Please consider bringing donations to the Food Pantry. For a list of needed items, please see our wish list:

Race Prizes and Categories:

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd place overall male
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd place overall female
  • 10 and under – male, female
  • 11-13 male, female
  • 14-19 male, female
  • 20-29 male, female
  • 30-39 male, female
  • 40-49 male, female
  • 50-59 male, female
  • 60-69 male, female
  • 70+ male, female
  • Medals will also be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in all of the above categories


Last Call for 2018 Sponsorships
Commitment must be received by September 30 to be included on Event T-shirts

2018 Platinum Sponsor

2018 Gold Sponsors