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HH5K Run – Registration


  • Advanced registration is closed.
  • On-site Registration is Welcome.
  • Please print off the registration form & waiver, fill it out and bring it with you (one per runner). Find the registration form & waiver (PDF) HERE.
  • Pay now online or bring your payment with you. Click “Make a Donation” below to pay now online.

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Hunger Hike – HH5K Run registration

5K logoStep 1: Please print off the registration form & waiver, fill it out and bring it with you (one per runner). Find the registration form & waiver (PDF) HERE.

Step 2: Pay now online or bring your payment with you. Click “Make a Donation” above to pay now online.


HH5K – Payment Options

| Saturday, September 16, 2017 | Celery Bog Nature Area | $30 Registration |


Pay Online – click the button below and complete your payment through PayPal.

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Pay by Mail – Make checks payable to Hunger Hike; and mail to Hunger Hike, 420 N 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901.


Pay in Person – stop by the LUM Office (420 N 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901), Monday-Friday: 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Photos

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Honorary Co-Chairs


Sharon Versyp | Head Coach | Purdue Women’s Basketball

Just as she did as a player, head coach Sharon Versyp has 2013-09-15-hungerhike2013-059-2put her stamp on the Purdue women’s basketball program. The former Boilermaker point guard has led Purdue to four Big Ten Tournament championships and two NCAA Tournament Elite Eight appearances in her nine seasons as the head coach at her alma mater. She is the second-winningest coach in Purdue history, earning her 180th victory on the Boilermaker sidelines on Feb. 20, 2014, and earned career victory No. 300 with an NCAA First Round victory on March 22, 2014. She has compiled a 194-108 record with the Boilermakers, an average of 21 wins per season, a 311-173 in 14 seasons as a Division I head coach, and her current contract has secured her presence on the Boilermaker sidelines through at least the 2019-20 season.

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David Kucik | Head Coach | Purdue Rowing & Crew Team

KucikCoach Kucik has been Purdue University’s Head Rowing Coach since August 1995. He began rowing in 1964 at Marietta High School. Since then, he has never been far from the sport. His high school crew earned bronze medals at the US Schoolboy National Championships in the spring of 1966. He attended college at Marietta College for one year before acceptance to the United States Naval Academy in 1969. As a collegiate rower, Kucik won all three major regattas; the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Regatta, Eastern Spirits and the Dad Vail Regatta.

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Resources


Hunger Hike Resources — Quick Links

Hunger Hike Fundraising

  • Hunger Hike RegistrationHERE
  • Hunger Hike Team Registration – HERE
  • Collection Form (PDF) – HERE
  • Donate to Hunger Hike – HERE
  • Donate to a Hunger Hike Team – HERE
  • Donate to a “Hiker”  HERE
  • Restaurant Fundraising Nights – HERE

Volunteer at Hunger Hike or HH5K Run
– Learn more, click HERE
– Sign up online, click HERE


Other Information

  • Sponsoring Organizations – HERE
  • Event SponsorsHERE

Promotional Materials — help us promote Hunger Hike

  • Hunger Hike Flier (8.5″x11″) PDF – HERE
  • Hunger Hike Poster PDF – | 11″x17″ | 12″x18″ |
  • Hunger Hike Postcard/Quarter sheet handouts ( 4 – 8.5″x11″) PDF – HERE
  • Bulletin/Newsletter Insert 2-sided (8.5″x11″) PDF – HERE
  • Bulletin/Newsletter Article – Sample Text –  | PDF Word Doc |
  • Social Media
    • Facebook Banner/Cover Photo JPG – HERE
    • Instagram Ad Photo (Square) JPG – HERE
  • Hunger Hike PhotosHERE
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Sponsoring Organizations


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All Hunger Hike proceeds benefit the Lafayette Urban Ministry Food Programs, Food Finders Food Bank, Inc. & St. Thomas Aquinas’ Haiti Ministry. Learn more about the Hunger Hike sponsoring organizations.


Lafayette Urban Ministry
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The Lafayette Urban Ministry (LUM) is an organization of more than 40 churches that serves as a social safety net for Lafayette’s needy children and families.

For over 40 years, LUM has worked to give back the hope, the future, and the self-respect to low-income people in the Greater Lafayette area. LUM takes an active role in trying to change social injustices and improve the quality of life for the poor of Indiana.

Website | 420 N 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 | (765) 423-2691


Haiti Ministry – St. Thomas Aquinas Center
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Several times a year, the Haiti Committee at St. Thomas Aquinas travel to St. Francis Xavier Church in Baudin, Haiti. St. Tom’s has over the decades offer medical treatment, administered medicine, improved the quality of water, assisted with strategies to grow food, store food and produce and store seeds.

St. Thomas Aquinas serves as the Catholic Center at Purdue University. The parish engages the youthful energy of all its members to nurture their faith journey across all generations through liturgy, spiritual and intellectual formation, stewardship, and justice with peace. They joyfully welcome all who wish to meet life’s challenges through lived faith in Jesus Christ.

Website | 535 W State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906 | (765) 743-4652


Food Finders Food Bank, Inc.

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Since 1981, Food Finders Food Bank has been a critical component of the welfare of Tippecanoe and 15 surrounding counties in Indiana: providing food to member agencies, advocating for the hungry, and educating the public about hunger-related issues.

Funded by United Way, foundations, grants, the USDA, corporations, sponsors, and individual donors, Food Finders Food Bank annually distributes more than 7 million pounds of food to a network of non-profit organizations that work to alleviate hunger throughout north central Indiana.

Website | 1204 Greenbush Street, Lafayette, IN 47904 | (765) 471-0062


 

Event Sponsors

HH sponsorHere are our Hunger Hike 2019 event sponsors — so far. Please thank them for joining the Fight Against Hunger —  and support their businesses, please.

If you’re interested in becoming a 2019 Hunger Hike event sponsor, please call or email us (765-423-2691 | hungerhike@lumserve.org).


Diamond Level – $5,000 – $9,999


Gold Level  – $2,000 – $4,999


Silver Level – $1,000 – $1,999


Bronze Level – $500 – $999

  • Centier Bank
  • City of Lafayette, Indiana
  • Greyhouse Coffee & Supply Co.
  • Instant Copy Printing
  • Underwood Agency
  • Warren County REMC

Friend Level – $300 – $499

  • Arni’s
  • Aqua Systems – Lafayette
  • Awards Unlimited
  • Blichmann Engineering, LLC
  • Chosnek Law, PC
  • Essential Touch Massage
  • RatPak Mobile DJs
  • Sign Art Etc.
  • Studio b Dance & Fitness
  • Texas Roadhouse – Lafayette

Wish to be a Hunger Hike Event Sponsor?

If so, please call or email us (765-423-2691 | hungerhike@lumserve.org).


Learn more about Hunger Hike, click HERE.

Volunteer

Hunger Hike relies on dozens of volunteers for the Hunger Hike Kick-off event & 3K Walk and more. Please consider becoming a Hunger Hike volunteer as well as a Hunger Hike fundraiser. Sign up to volunteer online, click HERE.


  • Hunger Hike (3K Walk), Sunday, September 22 – Volunteers Sign up HERE
    • Set up, Check in, Water distribution, Route guides, Serve hot dogs, Break down
  • T-shirts Sales, Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 28 & 29 at St. Thomas Aquinas Center – Volunteer Sign Up HERE
  • Fundraising Night at Texas Roadhouse, TBA from 4 – 10 p.m. – Volunteers Sign up HERE

Thank you.


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HH5K Run Volunteers at Check-in

HH5K Run – Saturday

HH5K Run RESULTS Saturday, September 15, 2018


Saturday, September 15, 2018
  • $30 per person — To Register, click HERE
  • Check-in –
    • Location: Cattail Trail Loop – Trail Head, Cumberland Avenue, West Lafayette (across the street from the White Horse Christian Center — look for the white tent & start/finish arch)
    • Bib Numbers & T-shirts will be distributed
    • Bagels, granola bars, bananas & bottled water available
  • Parking – White Horse Christian Center, 1780 Cumberland Ave, West Lafayette
  • Advance registration is encouraged. Walk up registrations welcome.

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Ways to Participate:

  • Register to be a Runner,
    Registration Form, click HERE.
    2018 Online Registration is open until Thursday, September 13.
  • After September 13, please print the registration from (HERE), fill out & bring with you on Saturday morning (9/15).
  • Register to be a Virtual Runner,
    Registration Form, click HERE.

HH5K Run Details:
Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time: 8:00-8:45 a.m. check-in;
9:00 a.m. race starts
Parking: White Horse Christian Center, 1780 Cumberland Ave, West Lafayette
Route: Cattail Trail & Celery Bog Nature Area, West Lafayette
Registration Cost: $30 includes T-Shirt

Registration
Check-in starts at 8:00 a.m. EDT

White Horse Christian Center, 1780 Cumberland Ave, West Lafayette. Participants may Check-In and pick up their T-shirt on Saturday, September 16 at the race from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m.

Run begins at 9:00 a.m. EDT
The HH5K Run start/finish point is at Celery Bog Nature Area, 1780 Cumberland Ave, West Lafayette. The course is mostly flat and paved, and allows participants to run while enjoying scenic route along the West Lafayette Trail system and the Celery Bog Nature Area in early autumn.

See below for the route map of the run.

Come join us for the HH5K Run
– Race to Feed the Hungry

Be a part of the annual Hunger Hike 5K Run and Race to Feed the Hungry. The HH5K Run is open to runners of all ages and abilities who share a common goal: Fighting Hunger! The HH5K Run will convene in Celery Bog Nature Area. The course is mostly flat and paved and allows participants to run on a scenic route through West Lafayette including the Celery Bog in early autumn. Advanced Registration is encouraged but race day walk-ups are welcome. The purpose of the HH5K Run is to use physical exercise to draw attention to and provide funds for “Feeding the Hungry.” All HH5K proceeds directly support the Lafayette Urban Ministry food assistance programs including the St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry; Food Finders Food Bank, Inc.; and St. Thomas Aquinas’ Haitian Ministry including the Haiti Water Purification Project. It’s an opportunity to support these outstanding local organizations while enjoying a serious 5K event.


Fees:
Runners:
Registration cost is $30.00 and will be available through the start of the race at 8:45 a.m. Race day walk-ups are welcome! Payment options, click HERE.

Registration Form, click HERE. 2018 Online Registration is open until Thursday, September 13. After September 13, please print the registration from (HERE), fill out & bring with you on Saturday morning (9/15).  To view the waiver, click HERE.

Extra T-Shirts:
Hunger Hike T-shirts are available for $15.00 each.

Virtual Runners: 
Registration Form, click HERE. Participate in the HH5K Run even if you’re Out of Town –prefer running on a treadmill – are not a runner – or just want to Sleep-in – and make a difference as a HH5K Virtual Runner. Virtual Runners will receive a HH5K T-shirt and will be listed in the final results as a supporter of the HH5K Run.


More Ways to Participate

  1. Participate in the Hunger Hike 3K Walk, click HERE.
  2. Collect donations the “old school” way.
  3. Support a Hunger Hike Team, click HERE.
  4. Become a Sponsor, email hungerhike@lumserve.org or call 765.423.2691

Runner Benefits & Prizes:

All eligible Hunger Hike 5K Run participants will receive a special Hunger Hike T-shirt. Participants will be provided with water and a snack before and following the race. The overall men and women’s winners will receive recognition & a trophy after the race. The race will be electronically timed using computer chip technology recording their race time as they cross the timed finish line. Results will be available upon completion of the race and posted on the Hunger Hike website before noon on the day of the race. All runners of all ages and abilities are welcome!


Route Map – 5 Kilometers

Parking is available at White Horse Christian Center, 1780 Cumberland Ave, West Lafayette. The HH5K Run starts and finishes on the trail directly across the street from White Horse. Hunger Hike will have a registration table, which should be visible from the parking lot. Runners will be directed to head East toward Northwestern Ave./Sagamore Pkwy. For a PDF version of the HH5K Run route map, click HERE.

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If you cannot attend the race but would still like to make a tax deductible Donation to Hunger Hike, please click here:

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And join us for the Hunger Hike 3K Walk, too.

Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Riehle Plaza, Lafayette.
More information, click HERE.


Photos

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Volunteer

Sign up to volunteer at Hunger Hike event online, click HERE.


Special Thanks to our Event Sponsors! 

Thank our event sponsors —  and support their businesses, please.
Hunger Hike 2017 event sponsors list, click HERE.


Results – 2017 HH5K: Overall | By Category

Sunday – 3K Walk

Come join us for the Hunger Hike 3K Walk
Get pledges and donations — and raise funds for Hunger Hike
Ways to Participate:

  • Donate NOW to Hunger Hike 2019, click HERE
  • Become a Hunger Hike 3K Walk participant, raise $50 or more and bring your donation to Check-in on Sunday, September 22, from noon to 2 p.m.
  • Create a personal Online Fundraising Page, click HEREuse your email contacts and send a personalized email message to your friends and family asking for and collecting donations online to support your participation in Hunger Hike.
  • Join or start a Hunger Hike team, click HERE
  • Collect Donations the “old school” way.

Hunger Hike 3K Walk Details:
Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019
Time: Noon – check-in; 2 p.m. – Hunger Hike 3K Walk starts
Place: Riehle Plaza, N 2nd Street, Lafayette

Check-in starts at Noon EDT
Check-In is located at Riehle Plaza, N 2nd Street, Lafayette. Fundraising Participants may drop off their donations and pick up their T-shirt before the 3K Walk on Sunday, September 22 starting at NOON.

Walk begins at 2 p.m. EDT
The Hunger Hike 3K Walk start/finish point is Riehle Plaza, N 2nd Street, Lafayette. Map is below.

Be a part of the annual Hunger Hike 3K Walk and Hike to Feed the Hungry. The Hunger Hike 3K Walk is open to participants of all ages and abilities who share a common goal: Fighting Hunger!

The Hunger Hike 3K Walk will convene at Riehle Plaza, N 2nd Street, Lafayette. The 3K Walk route is flat and paved and allows participants to walk while enjoying a scenic route along the Wabash River in early autumn.

All Hunger Hike 3K Walk proceeds directly support the Lafayette Urban Ministry food assistance programs including the LUM Food Pantry; Food Finders Food Bank, Inc.; and St. Thomas Aquinas’ Haitian Ministry including the Haiti Water Purification Project. It’s an opportunity to support these outstanding local organizations while enjoying a meaningful community event.


3K Walkers
Each individual must raise at least $50 to be a Hunger Hike 3K Walk participant. Each Hunger Hike 3K Walk participant will receive a Hunger Hike T-shirt, water and a snack. Participants may purchase additional Hunger Hike T-shirts for $15.00 each.

Participants may bring their donation to the Hunger Hike 3K Walk Check-in on Sunday, September 22. Participants may also use the Hunger Hike online fundraising page and join (or start) a Hunger Hike fundraising team. This will allow you to email your contacts and send a personalized email message to your friends and family asking for and collecting donations online to support your participation in Hunger Hike. To create a personal online fundraising page, click HERE.

Virtual 3K Walkers
Participate in the Hunger Hike 3K Walk even if you’re Out of Town, prefer walking on a treadmill, or just want to sleep in –- and make a difference as a Hunger Hike 3K Walk Virtual Walker. Each Virtual Walker will receive a Hunger Hike T-shirt and will be listed in the final results as a supporter of the Hunger Hike.

Benefits & Prizes
All Hunger Hike 3K Walk participants who raise $50 or more for Hunger Hike will receive a special Hunger Hike T-shirt. Participants will be provided with water and a snack following the walk.


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Route Map


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Volunteer

Sign up to volunteer at Hunger Hike event online, click HERE.


Special Thanks to our Event Sponsors! 

Thank our event sponsors —  and support their businesses, please. Hunger Hike 2018 event sponsors, list HERE.