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5K Walk or Run & Kids Dash


Mallard Lake Forest Preserve


Select the link or scan the QR code

below to register

Thank You All Runners and Walkers!

Participate on June 22, 2024

More than 60,000 people in DuPage County don’t know where their next meal is coming from.  You can make a difference for these local families.  Please join us in this chip-timed, family-friendly 5K walk or run/ plus a 100 yard Kids' dash to help feed our hungry neighbors!  

Since 1999, (it's our 25 year anniversary!) Neighborhood Food Pantries has provided food security to our hungry neighbors in need.  Funds raised from this 5K event will be used to help us continue providing healthy food to the growing number of families and individuals visiting our pantries each week.

We are offering a 5K chip-timed run (eligible for time awards – overall and by age group), as well as 100-yard Kids' Dash.

T-shirts and race packet must be picked up at Dick Pond Athletics in Carol Stream. No packets will be mailed.

Registration and race start / finish: Mallard Lake Forest Preserve, Bloomingdale/Hanover Park,

 100-Yard Kids' Dash (Under 10) FREE

 8:15 am

5K Walk/Run Start: 8:30 am

Medals will be awarded to top performers and top fundraisers.

Take home a badge of honor: A certificate for every participant!

13 & under

14 - 19

20 - 29

30 - 39

40 - 49

50 - 59

60 - 69

70 - 79

80 and over

Race entry includes: an NFP 5K T-Shirt, a bib and a post race snack.

Register as a team and recruit your friends, colleagues and family members to join you!  

Become a fundraiser for Neighborhood Food Pantries


Fundraising Tools:

In addition to supporting Neighborhood Food Pantries with your registration, please consider making a personal donation, or become a fundraiser to support our mission! Create and customize your fundraising page with your personal goal and a progress meter! Build your page and send the link to your friends, family and co-workers. Promote your page on Facebook and other social media sites. Become a team captain at your church, business, or club. For a business, it's a great team building activity. The top three individual fundraisers and the top three fundraising teams will be recognized at the event!

For more information, or to inquire about sponsorship, contact
Elizabeth Zrelak at 630-945-0072 or at

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