Hunger Hike THIS Weekend – Schedule of Events

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Sunday, September 20 at Riehle Plaza, N 2nd Street, Lafayette. The Hunger Hike schedule is as follows:

Check-in and turn in your donations
DJ Powder, Boilermaker Special, Clowns, Face painting, Balloon animals, Massages, Voter registration and more

1:15 p.m.
— Purdue Pete & Purdue Cheerleaders
National Anthem: Sheila Klinker, Indiana State Representative & Kelly Jacobs
Zumba warm-up with Brooke, Studio b Dance & Fitness, Lafayette

1:45 p.m.
Kick-Off ceremony with the following:

  • Amanda Elmore, US Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Coach Sharon Versyp, Coach David Kucik & Coach Dave Shondell
  • State Representatives Sheila Klinker & Ron Alting
  • Mayor Tony Roswarski, Lafayette
  • Mayor John Dennis, West Lafayette
  • Joe Micon, Lafayette Urban Ministry
  • Fr. Patrick Baikauskas, St. Thomas Aquinas Center
  • Katy Bunder, Food Finders Food Bank, Inc.
  • Kyle Mann, Walmart

2 p.m.
— Hunger Hike begins, led by

  • Purdue Pete
  • Purdue Cheerleaders
  • Purdue Crew Team
  • Purdue Women’s Basketball & Volleyball teams

End of Hike
— Celebration Picnic—Hot dogs, chips & bottled water
Thanks to Texas Roadhouse, Frito Lay & Aqua Systems
Hunger Hike 5K Run event details and schedule is as follows:

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Saturday, September 19 at Celery Bog Nature Area, 1780 Cumberland Ave., West Lafayette

8 a.m. – 9 a.m. —Check-in

9 a.m. 

  • Welcome – Joe Micon, Lafayette Urban Ministry
  • Invocation – Fr. Patrick Baikauskas, St. Thomas Aquinas Center

After Run

  • Results posted
  • Trophies – top female, male & youth runners

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