Village of Channahon

    Northern IL. Food Bank Hosts Foodie 5K

    Northern Illinois Food Bank Hosting Foodie 5K 

    This unique, family-friendly, chip-timed run/walk is the first time a race will take place on the apron of the course, with the start/finish line in Pit Row. It also includes a post-run festival featuring gourmet food trucks, entertainment, and a kid’s zone all within the Winner’s Circle at the Speedway. This is their third Foodie 5K of the season and they are expecting over 2,000 participants. The “Foodie 5K” will take place October 3 at Chicagoland Speedway, and registration is open now for participants and volunteers. More information can be found at

    Northern Illinois Food Bank leads the northern Illinois community in solving hunger by providing nutritious meals to those in need through innovative programs and partnerships. Since 1983, food manufacturers, local grocers, corporations, foundations, and individuals have come together to donate food and funds, and evaluate and repack food for distribution to 800 community food pantries and feeding programs serving more than 71,500 hungry neighbors each week across 13 counties. That commitment provided 57 million meals to those in need last year.

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