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8 Great Reasons to try Hoofin' It For Hunger

8 Great Reasons to try Hoofin' It For Hunger

Saturday, October 7 at Fort Keogh in Miles City

  • You love to run. With a 5K, 10K and half-marathon, choose your running skill level. 
  • The course is beautiful. It takes place at the USDA-ARS Fort Keogh Range Research Station in Miles City, so there are roads only groomed trails past pastures and along the Yellowstone River.
  • You hate to run. This gives you a choice. You can do the one-mile walk and enjoy the scenery or just be a “virtual runner.”  A virtual runner means you can still contribute to a great cause and receive the T-shirt (it will be mailed to you) from the comfort of your lounge chair.
  • You want to contribute to the Montana Food Bank Network. Over the past seven years, the race has raised enough money to provide 111,000 meals to people across the state via Montana Food Bank Network. Based in Missoula, the MFBN is a distribution center to more than 150 partner agencies (other food banks) across the state.
  • You believe in the Montana Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers. This group, ages 18-35, consists of young people involved in agriculture who either plan to, or are, producing food and fiber. They, along with the folks at Fort Keogh, are organizing the race.
  • You want that free, tasty pre-race dinner. When you pick up your registration packet between 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Friday, October 6, stick around and enjoy free food and lots of camaraderie at the Range Riders Museum. Bring a friend—it’s a freewill donation.
  • It won’t break your bank. The 1 mile walk will only cost you a few cans of food for donation to the local food bank.  Be a virtual runner or 5K runner for $30. The 10K fee is $40 and the half-marathon, $50. There are great medals for ½ marathon finishers!

Got questions? Contact Sue Ann Streufert at (406) 587-3153 or sueanns@mfbf.org.   Be sure to check out Hoofin' It for Hunger on Facebook!




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