The Hunger Run 5K (Nashoba Valley Medical Center)

200 Groton Rd
Ayer, MA 01432

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Event Description

The Hunger Run (To Benefit Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry) is a beautiful 5K that includes a short field run through groomed field trails behind NVMC, a portion of the Nashua River Rail Trail, and roads through scenic farmlands.The "Harvest 1/2 Mile Run" is a 1/2 mile loop through the groomed field trails behind NVMC. The kids can choose to run in their Halloween costumes. Costumes not mandatory.Proceeds to benefit "Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry" in Devens, MA.

Sponsors: Please Support Our Sponsors as Noted on our T-Shirts and Race Day Banners

Prizes:  Cash Prizes for Male/Female 1st-3rd

Winners of the Hunger Run 5K receive CASH PRIZES!!!


Event details and schedule

Race-Day Registration is Available!!!!

Registrants are welcome for all race events on race-day. Please bring cash or check.

Registration and Race Start Times!!!!!!

Registration Begins at 9:00 am

Harvest 1/2 Mile begins at 10:30 am

Hunger Run 5K begins at 11:00 am


Runners should park and register behind the hospital. Signs will be posted instructing runners where to park. Parking attendants will also be present.

Course Map

Food Donation

All participants are asked to bring non-perishable food items to donate to Loaves & Fishes as part of a food drive we will be having that day. Thank You.

Schedule of Events

Registration 9:00-10:15 AM

Harvest 1/2 Mile Begins 10:30 AM

Hunger Run 5K Begins 11:00 AM Race

Awards Presentation 12:00 PM

Rain or Shine!!

All race events will be held rain or shine.

Course Certification

The Hunger Run 5K is a USATF certified 5K/10K

Race Timing

The Hunger Run 5K will be professionally timed by Wibur Race Systems:


Kids Activities

Bouncy House, Pumpkin Decorating, Crafts, Games, and MORE!!!

Food and Drinks

Free Pre and Post Race Food and Drink will be Provided which includes water, chocolate milk, bagels, and bannanas.

Full Lunch will be available for sale including burgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken, smoothies, and more!!

T-Shirts and Custom Cinch Bags

FREE T-Shirts and Custom Cinch Bags to all 5K runners who register prior to September 27th!!

We invite you to stay following the race for activities, food, and fun for the whole family

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