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We Can’t Run This Race to End Hunger Without YOU!

WOW! Our Hunger Champions outdid themselves this past week as they raced to end world hunger with us in our annual 5k/10k walk or run, Rise & Stride™! Almost 500 people, from 13 different countries came together in honor of the communities we serve. 

In communities around the world, the average walk a child takes to school is 3.1 miles. We know that a 3.1 mile walk can be tiresome, especially if you don’t have access to basic nutritional needs. That’s why we focus on providing meals in school-feeding programs, because the opportunities awaiting at the end of that walk to school are worth it. Education, recovery and hope are what we strive to provide for children, families, and entire communities worldwide. 

Mackenzie G Author
By McKenzie Grimes on May 31, 2022

Drum roll please for this year’s Rise & Stride Champions! 

5K Male Top Finishers:

  1. Bret Bell 19:18
  2. Raj Sadaye 23:21
  3. Kevin Magee 23:34
  4. Mitchell Federman 24:02
  5. Ethan Lubin 27:45

5K Female Top Finishers:

  1. Jennifer Herring 22:42
  2. Rian Boelter 29:11
  3. Traci Leffel 31:00
  4. Sabrina Bettini 32:41
  5. Marisa Sladeck 34:36

10K Male Top Finishers:

  1. Thomas Karmel 44:56 | Marc Vermouth 44:56
  2. Alex Setzer 46:18
  3. Zack Swanson 47:40
  4. Stephen Webb 48:27

10K Female Top Finishers: 

  1. Emily Meuth 52:04
  2. Annie Reeder 57:42
  3. Fenita Moore 58:44
  4. Allison Nowak 59:28
  5. Erica Langsen 1:02:34

When it comes to creating opportunities for communities around the world, you are all champions! You didn’t just register and participate in another race, you joined our movement to create resilient communities worldwide. Thank YOU to those who walked, ran, danced, cheered and shared — We could not run this race without you!

We want you to continue your race to create a world without hunger!

Rise & Stride Challenge

Ready to run (or walk) another race with your friends, family, church, company or other organization? Host your own virtual or in-person Rise & Stride Challenge walk/run for your group of any size, in any location, at any time of the year! Start planning your event today! 

Team Rise & Stride

We are thrilled to announce that this year, Rise Against Hunger has been selected as a Community Partner for the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon on November 6, 2022! Five runners will join our Rise & Stride team, continuing our race to end world hunger. To find out more about Team Rise & Stride, click here! 

Visit riseagainsthunger.org today for additional opportunities to deepen your impact and join our movement!