Farm to Fork 5k – Feeding America Running Miles

Farm to Fork 5k – Feeding America Running Miles
Third annual event to benefit the Greater Lansing Food Bank and Michigan FFA
St. Johns, MI— August 22, 2016 —The third-annual Farm to Fork 5k run/walk event will deliver fun for the entire family, while supporting our local community. Sponsored by AgroLiquid and many local and partnering businesses, the event will take place this Saturday, August 27, at 8:00 am at AgroLiquid’s beautiful 926-acre research farm located at 5605 North Findlay Road, St. Johns, MI 48879. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Great Lansing Food Bank and the Michigan FFA scholarship program.
We are extremely excited to host an event that can give so much back to Mid-Michigan communities. Last year the overwhelming support from local communities and sponsors rose over $20,000 in proceeds for the Greater Lansing Food Bank and MI FFA.
The 5k course offers beautiful country scenery, and will include both dirt and trail surfaces. The registration fee is $20.00 for kids 18 yrs. and younger, $25.00 for adults. There will be awards for the overall fastest male, female and Masters runner. Medals will be awarded to the top three in each age group for both runners and walkers. There will be music, food and lots of fun for the entire family!
For more information, or to register, contact Mrs. Lee at (989) 227-3806 or visit the event website.

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