Scare Away Hunger 5K Run Walk 2018

Neighborhood House and HealthQuest Physical Therapy Announce Couch-to-5K Program for Scare Away Hunger 5K Run/Walk

On Sunday, October 21, at Rochester College in Rochester Hills, Michigan, Neighborhood House will host the eighth annual Scare Away Hunger 5K Run/Walk.

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Scare Away Hunger 5K Run-Walk

New this year is the Couch-to-5K program hosted by HealthQuest Physical Therapy of Rochester Hills. This program will help train those who wish to participate in the 5K. Staff from HealthQuest Physical Therapy has developed an excellent program that is flexible for both beginners and advanced runners. The Couch-to-5K program will include group training opportunities, camaraderie with fellow runners, motivational quotes, tips on diet, and more.

Four staff members pose for a photo under the HealthQuest sign inside their building

Staff from Neighborhood House and HealthQuest Physical Therapy

“We are so excited to launch the Couch-to-5K program, championed by HealthQuest Physical Therapy, for the 8th annual Scare Away Hunger 5K Run/Walk,” Katie Lamb, Director of Fund Development, Neighborhood House, said. “It’s an excellent opportunity to bring awareness and support to the services Neighborhood House provides to local individuals and families in crisis.”

This event is for competitive racers as well as strolling families and everyone in between. If you do not wish to participate in the race, there are plenty of opportunities to become involved. Visit to learn more about volunteering or sponsoring this event.

Also new this year to the race is the Bronze Family Sponsorship which is on sale for $200 (a $50 discount) until July 4. This sponsorship includes six complimentary registrations (a $120 value) and recognition on t-shirts, Facebook pages, website and the donor newsletter. Other sponsorships that range from $500-$5,000 include various additions from displays at the event, complementary registrations, and more.

For more information about the race, or to learn how to become a sponsor, contact Katie Lamb at or call 248-651-5836 ext. 17.

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