The 7th Annual Scare Away Hunger 5k Run/Walk

  Join us for this family-friendly community tradition!

Join your friends and neighbors to celebrate autumn and


Sunday, October 22, 2017

Register to run or walk in this chip-timed family-friendly 5k race and family event at on 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!


Register by Oct. 12 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.


Online Registration Closes at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18th

 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. For kids activities only: a canned goods donation to the food pantry is requested.


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

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
  • 3o-39 male, female
  • 40-49 male, female
  • 50-59 male, female
  • 60-69 male, female
  • 70+ male, female
  • New this year: Medals will also be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in all of the above categories

New this year! Our supporters can now 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

Become a 2017 Sponsor!

Various sponsorship levels are available to fit every budget. Call Sally at 248 651-5836.

2017 Platinum Sponsor

2017 Gold Sponsor

2017 Silver Sponsors