More than 5,000 participate in Freestore Hunger Walk and 5K Run

Runners and walkers participate in the Freestore Foodbank's 11th annual Hunger Walk and 5K Run Monday at Sawyer Point. Mike Buckingham/FOX19
Runners and walkers participate in the Freestore Foodbank's 11th annual Hunger Walk and 5K Run Monday at Sawyer Point. Mike Buckingham/FOX19
Participants and others gather at the Freestore Foodbank's 11th annual Hunger Walk and 5K Run. Provided by the Freestore Foodbank
Participants and others gather at the Freestore Foodbank's 11th annual Hunger Walk and 5K Run. Provided by the Freestore Foodbank

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - More than 5,000 runners and walkers participated in the Freestore Foodbank's 11th annual Hunger Walk and 5K Run Monday at Sawyer Point downtown.

The first male to cross the finish line was Jacob Hanser of Falmouth, Ky. Pauline O'Brien of Montgomery was the first female to finish.

A total of 5,310 runners and walkers participated.

All proceeds from the event support a network of more than 275 nonprofit agencies in 20 counties throughout southwest Ohio, southeast Indiana and Northern Kentucky.

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