The Hunger Run

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Race Day

What: The Hunger Run, a family-friendly 5K and 10K run/walk
Who: Second Harvest, the Union Gospel Mission and compassionate members of the Inland Northwest running community
Why: Partnering to fight hunger in the Inland Northwest.  A portion of all registration fees plus all registrant sponsorships will provide meals through the above programs.
When: Saturday, April 7, 9 a.m.
Where: Plante’s Ferry Park, 12308 E. Upriver Drive, Spokane*
Cost: 5K: $25 before February 1, $30 February 1 through March 14, $35 March 15 through 31, $40 day of race (T-shirt not guaranteed after March 14)
10K: $35 before February 1, $40 February 1 through March 14, $45 March 15 through 31, $50 day of race (T-shirt not guaranteed after March 14)

*Course and location subject to change.​

The Route

Click the icon in the top left corner of the map to view details and to toggle the 5K and 10K courses on and off.

Race Packets

Thursday, April 5:  4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Safeway, 2507 W. Wellesley Ave, Spokane, WA 99205

Friday, April 6:  4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Safeway, 14020 E. Sprague Ave, Spokane, WA 99216

Saturday, April 7: 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Plante’s Ferry Park, 12308 E. Upriver Drive, Spokane, WA 99216. (Race number pick-up and in person registration)

Event Parking

Volunteer Parking – off of Upriver Drive

Participant Parking – Wellesley & Plantes Ferry Sports Complex Driveway*

*Parking at Plante’s Ferry Sports Complex is limited, so carpool as much as possible and allow plenty of time to find a spot.


We will be timing the race using Across the Line Timing. Race time results will be posted immediately after the race at the finish and can also be found at immediately following the race.


Photographers will be snapping pictures along the trail, and you can find photos after the event at


There will be a staggered start, with participants in the 10K race starting first. 5K runners and walkers will start shortly after. Awards will be announced at 10:15 a.m. at the food and water station near the starting line.

Rules & Timing

In our commitment to provide a safe race for all participants and spectators, the Hunger Run asks for all to follow these rules and restrictions:

  • Must be present at packet pick-up or race day to receive t-shirt.
  • Headphones are discouraged for the safety of all runners and spectators.
  • People pushing strollers will be allowed to start after the other participants and must stay on the far right-hand side of the trail at all times.
  • Due to the narrow portions of the trail, dogs are not allowed on the course.
  • All registered participants will be timed and are required to follow the mile markers and turn around instructions on the course to receive an official time.