benefiting heroes in need

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Saturday, June 23, 2018
Cosmo Park, Columbia

Hope for Heroes 5k event allows participants to help The Food Bank share food and bring hope to Veterans in need, including through the VIP Veteran Pack program for Veterans living at or below poverty. 

Walk, run or wheel (chair) to show your support and appreciation to our heroes in need.

Join us starting at 7:45 a.m. for announcements, photos and more. Races begin at 8:20 a.m.

Become a founding sponsor! Call (573) 474-1020. Sponsorship packet available here.


Questions? Contact Michele Spry at (573) 864-8200 or email or contact Jacki Swank at (573) 424-4042 or email 






Thank you for your interest in Hope for Heroes 5k benefiting Veterans in need.

Please select a registration option.

If you cannot attend the Hope for Heroes 5K but would like to participate virtually, you may walk, run, use a treadmill or participate in another race to count toward this event. You may complete the 5K at your own pace. Virtual racers will receive T-shirts, finisher medals and other materials, all of which will be shipped after June 23. Virtual race is for U.S. residents only.