Run4Hunger Preview

Posted at 7:05 PM, Apr 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-24 20:05:11-04

The Oshkosh Area Community Pantry will be holding the Kids Run4Hunger (previously the Lionhearted Kids Run) as part of the Oshkosh Marathon weekend of events on Saturday, April 29.

This event is for children ages 3 to 10 years old. 100% of the proceeds from this event support the Oshkosh Area Community Pantry and its' Food4Kids Programs.

Every child's registration will directly impact families throughout the area. Every registration will provide food for our Kids Corner, fresh produce for our produce tables, connections to resources, educational opportunities for any family that visits the Pantry, and so much more. Every registration for the Kids Run4Hunger will make an impact to over 2,000 households that visit the Pantry each month.

All children who register will receive:

* a cotton race shirt

* goody bag

* refreshments at the finish line

* glow in the dark finisher's medal

* opportunity to run with area mascots

* a chance to take photos in the finish line photo booth


Distances designed for each age level:

3-6 years old: 500 feet

7-8 years old: 1/2 mile

9-10 years old: 1 mile


Event details and schedule:

Race day Registration and Packet Pick-up: Saturday, April 29th (day of the races) from 7:30-8:15 a.m.

The first race kicks off at 8:30 a.m.

All races will happen in the Leach Amphitheatre, 303 Ceape Avenue, Oshkosh. Register your child today: at

$15.00 for the first child and $10.00 for every additional child


For more information call the Oshkosh Area Community Pantry 2551 Jackson Street, Oshkosh (920)651-9960, or email or click here.