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Helping Hungry Hearts campaign offers online race registration

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Online registration is now available for those wanting to participate in the Outrunning Hunger 5K Run/Walk in April.

The race is hosted by Helping Hungry Hearts, a student-run public relations agency from the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Marshall University. The race will start at 9 a.m. April 10 at Pullman Square in downtown Huntington. Early registration costs $15, and registration the day of the race will cost $20. Proceeds will help the Huntington Area Food Bank (HAFB) curb hunger in the Tri-State.

Registration forms and payments can be completed online at www.marshall.edu/helpinghungryhearts. PDF forms may also be printed, filled out and sent to the HAFB.

The Helping Hungry Hearts Web site was launched Feb. 19 and offers information about the race, the student-run agency and the HAFB. The site also provides links to the HAFB’s Web site and Facebook pages. Follow HAFBfood4all on Twitter for the latest information about the Helping Hungry Hearts campaign and other HAFB initiatives.

For more information about Helping Hungry Hearts or the Outrunning Hunger 5K Run/Walk, please visit www.marshall.edu/helpinghungryhearts or e-mail the agency at helpinghungryhearts@marshall.edu. Also contact co-director Whitney Parsley at 304-389-0390. To learn more about the HAFB, please contact Brooke Ash at 304-523-6029 or brooke@hafb.org.