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D'Youville College to host 11th annual "Putting Hunger on the Run" race/walk on April 12, 2015DYC to Host 'Putting Hunger on the Run' on April 12

The 5K race/walk to help Friends of Night People provide food, clothing, and medical services to those in need in the WNY community.

Buffalo, New York – March 17, 2015 – More than 300 runners and walkers are expected to participate in the 11th annual Putting Hunger on the Run 5K Fun Run & Walk, to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 12 at Niagara and Vermont Streets in Buffalo.

This year, D'Youville College is set to host the annual run, to benefit the Friends of Night People, a charitable organization that helps provide food, clothing, medical care, counseling and hope to those in need.

The 5K course is certified and sanctioned by USA Track & Field, a national organization governing track and field, running and race walking.

The run is open to beginner, intermediate & advanced runners & walkers, with awards given for overall winners and first place finishers in age and class categories. Other prizes include "oldest race shirt," "most race shirts," and "farthest away race shirt."

D'Youville welcomes teams of runners from various college schools and departments. Separate awards will be available for the first, second and third place winner of the team run.

Those interested in participating in the race can register on the day of the race at the Blue Lounge, on the first floor of the College Center at 8:30 am. D'Youville College students, faculty and staff can also pre-register by filling out a DYC application or run forms that are available from Martha Morales in ALT 108.

Registrants not affiliated with D'Youville can register online.

Advanced registration is $20 or $15 for D'Youville students, faculty and staff.

A post-race party featuring chili and cornbread will be held at the College Center.

More Information

To learn more, contact Race Director, G. John Abbarno at 829-7786 or