Springfield, Missouri (PRWEB) October 15, 2012
Convoy of Hope will hold the first “Running with Convoy” 5K run/walk in Springfield this Saturday, October 20, at 9:00 a.m. to benefit the organization’s children’s feeding initiatives, disaster response work and U.S. community outreach events.
Springfield’s Incredible Pizza Company (SIPC) is also holding a silent auction that will culminate in a kick-off event for the “Running with Convoy” event on Friday, Oct., 19, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at SIPC.
Registration for the 5K is $25.00. For more information on how to register, location and FAQs, visit: http://www.runningwithconvoy.org Items up for bid in the silent auction include the following and can be found here:http://convoykickoff.com/.
- New Jon Boat with trolling
motor from Bass Pro Shops!
- 4 Silver Dollar City Tickets
- 4 White Water Tickets
- 4 Six Flags Tickets
- 4 Showboat Branson Belle Tickets
Convoy of Hope, Springfield’s Incredible Pizza Company
“Running with Convoy” 5K run/walk, Kick-off event at SIPC, silent auction benefiting Convoy of Hope
“RUNNING WITH CONVOY” 5K RUN/WALK: Saturday, Saturday, October 20, 9:00 a.m
“RUNNING WITH CONVOY” KICK-OFF EVENT: Friday, Oct., 19, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at SIPC.
“RUNNING WITH CONVOY” 5K RUN/WALK: Convoy of Hope, 1660 North Campbell, Springfield, Mo. http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=494885.
“RUNNING WITH CONVOY” KICK-OFF EVENT: Springfield’s Incredible Pizza Company, 2850 S. Campbell Ave.
Video and photo opportunities before, during and after 5K event. Video and photo opportunities at kick-off event. Interviews with Convoy of Hope officials and race participants. Media is encouraged to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start of race.
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Convoy of Hope / National Spokesperson
O-417.823.8998 Ext. 360
Convoy of Hope, founded in 1994, is a faith-based organization with a driving passion to feed the world through children’s feeding initiatives, community outreaches, disaster response and partner resourcing.