I-HELP 5K Run/Walk to Alleviate Homelessness

5500 S Mill Ave
Tempe, AZ 85283

Running > 5k

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Event Description

Join Tempe Community Action Agency (TCAA) and I-HELP on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Kiwanis Park in Tempe for the 3rd Annual 2017 I-HELP 5K Run/Walk to Alleviate Homelessness.

Cost is $30 per person, which includes race bib and t-shirt.  All participants will be timed.

Proceeds for this event benefit I-HELP (Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program) – Tempe’s only homeless shelter program.

The 5K run will start at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K walk will start at 7:45 a.m. on the north soccer fields. The race will take you along the SRP Canal and around the scenic Kiwanis Lake.

Bring family and friends for a morning of music, food, 5K Run awards and fun to follow the race!

All participants will receive a t-shirt (disclaimer: t-shirt sizes are not guaranteed).

Your impact:

Proceeds for this event benefit I-HELP (Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program) – Tempe’s only homeless shelter program, which operates seven nights a week, 365 days a year. Your participation in the 2017 I-HELP 5K Run/Walk, helps make a difference to the more than 500 homeless men and women who annually seek safety, shelter and support in their journey to regain independence and long-term self-sufficiency. I-HELP empowers men and women to overcome their challenges, both short and long-term, in order to successfully secure employment, safe housing and independence.

Please contact the Community Outreach Coordinator, Lexie Krechel, with any questions.

P: 480-350-5884

E: lexiek@tempeaction.org

Event details and schedule

Packet pickup times (either Friday or Saturday):

Friday, March 24: 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Where: Tempe Community Action Agency (2146 East Apache Blvd., Tempe, AZ  85281)

Saturday, March 25 (race day): starting at 6:00 a.m.

Where: Kiwanis Park - north soccer fields

Race/Walk Start Times

5K run: 7:30 a.m.

5K walk: 7:45 a.m. 

5K race awards will be given to the following:

  • 1st place male and female senior (60+ years old),
  • 1st place male and female adult (18-59 years old),
  • 1st place male and female youth (12-17 years old)
  • Top Fundraising Team (Friends of I-Help)
  • Top Fundraising Individual (Friends of I-Help)

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