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Starting the Race

We experimented with the 2016 Knights Challenge 5k Race / Walk, holding the race in August in conjunction with St. John’s Parish Picnic.   This year, we decided to go back to our roots, and hold the race in the fall.   We’ve set the date of October 7th for our fourth annual event.   We still need to lock in the date with the village, parish, and our timing company.  As soon as we have a firm date, we’ll open the online registration.  Meanwhile, save the date and pass the word to family and friends.

The tall racer in the green shirt in this image is none other than last year’s Race Director, Jim Kaltinger.   He loves running in 5K’s, so this year he’s turned the reins over to our past Grand Knight, Bill Henderson.   Jim will still be around to make sure this year’s race runs smoothly.

Since we had some extra time, we decided to build a brand new website for this year’s race.   Besides including all the information for this year’s race, we’ve also included the results from the three past years.   Browse the stories from the past races and check out the many images from race day.

Thank you to all that have sponsored and participated in the first three 5K events.   Please join us again this year to help us continue our mission of feeding the hungry of Hanover Township.

Joy of Crossing the Finish Line

There are many emotions on race day.  Shown here is one of our Ladies Auxiliary members, Monica, just as she crossed the finish line.   You can be as competitive as you want to.  It doesn’t matter if you are the first or last to cross the line, in our minds, you are all winners because you are racing for an excellent cause.   Thanks to our sponsors and all the participants, we have been able to donate thousands of dollars to the Hanover Township Food Pantry since our inaugural race.   We hope to be able to continue that trend this year.

This event takes a lot of preparation and help, especially on race day.   If you are interested in running, walking or volunteering, please use the contact form, and we’ll be happy to keep you informed as our planning continues.

For more information about the Hanover Township Food Pantry, visit their website.

Mary’s Millennium Council #12801 & Hanover Township Food Pantry Thank YOU !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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