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10th Annual Trot Against Poverty & Sweet Potato Pancake Breakfast

Help run poverty out of town at the 10th Annual Thanksgiving Day Trot Against Poverty 5K on November 23, 2017 at Riverside Park in Vero Beach! Put the turkey in the oven and then bring your family and friends to support the Trot Against Poverty. The event is complete by 9 am and helps to burn off those holiday calories ahead of time.  Participants can join in the renowned free Sweet Potato Pancake Breakfast with juice and all the fixings. Registration Information Early bird (August 1 – September 30) race registration is $30, $35 regular (October 1 – November 22) race registration and $40 on race day. Groups up to 10 $250 and $25 for each individual after 10. In-person registration available at United Against Poverty’s UP Center, located at 2520 Orange Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL or at Runner’s Depot, 436 21st Street, Vero Beach, FL through November 22. Online registration will end on November 19, 2017. Click Here To Register Online Event Schedule:
  • 6:30 am – On-site Registration and Packet Pick-Up Begins
  • 7:00 am – On-site Registration Ends
  • 7:15 am – FREE Children’s 1/4 mile race (ages 6 and under)
  • 7:30 – 5k Race Starts
  • 8:15 – FREE Sweet Potato Pancake Breakfast and Awards Ceremony
Race sponsors and volunteers are also needed. Please call 772-468-8543 x 101 for more information. All proceeds benefit United Against Poverty programs which assist those struggling to make ends met by offering a Hand UP rather than a handout. \