Convoy of Hope 5K Walk/Run Events set for Friday and Saturday to Help Poor and Suffering

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MEDIA ADVISORY - October 15, 2012

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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: Items up for bid in the silent auction include the following and can be found here:

  •     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.

“RUNNING WITH CONVOY” KICK-OFF EVENT: Springfield’s Incredible Pizza Company, 2850 S. Campbell Ave.
Springfield Mo.

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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Jeff Nene
Convoy of Hope / National Spokesperson
O-417.823.8998 Ext. 360

Jeanne Hamilton

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.

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