5K Race for Hunger coming up at Seneca Meadows

Seneca Meadows, Inc. announced today that their annual, 5K Race for Hunger to benefit the House of Concern is scheduled for Saturday, August 29th at 9:00 am. The unique flat terrain, trail race draws runners from across the state and around the country to the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve’s USTAF certified course. Cash prizes are awarded to the overall male and female winners, and medals are presented to first, second and third place winners in all age categories.Runners can register for the event on www.active.com.“You meet the best people at this event,” said Marcy Neumire, Manager of Community Relations for Seneca Meadows, sponsor of the event. “Our company is so fortunate to partner with the incredible volunteers and runners who give their time to make a difference in our community.”This year’s volunteers include: the Seneca Falls Volunteer Fire Department, the Seneca County House of Concern, North Seneca Ambulance and many community members. The race coordinator is Jen Stanton. About the House of Concern…The House of Concern, a non-profit agency that has been in operation since 1969, services low income families and individuals in Seneca County by providing food, personal items, clothing, furniture, household goods and financial aid. Community fundraisers, such as the 5K Race for Hunger are essential for the successful operation of this charitable organization.Other food banks providing services for Seneca County, include: The Cayuga Seneca Community Action Agency and the Harmony Food Pantry in Waterloo, the Ovid Federated Church, the Interlaken Reform Church, and the Tyre Reformed Church.About the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve…The Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve is a created wetland, funded by the Seneca Meadows Landfill, and features seven miles of trails that wind their way through a diverse ecosystem bursting with wildlife. The trails are open, daily, from dawn to dusk. The Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve is located on the corner of Black Brook Road and King Road in Seneca Falls, one mile south of State Route 318. For more information, call 315-539-5624 or visit www.senecameadows.com.

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