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Couch Potato .5K Fun Run

Couch Potato .5K Fun Run: Sat. September 11, 2021

Proceeds Benefit: Habitat for Humanity, Pitney Meadows Community Farm & Shelters of Saratoga

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Saturday, September 11, 2021. Race starts at 11:30AM. From 11:30 AM – 2 PM, enjoy live music, field games, lunch, farm tours and craft beer tastings.

Pitney Meadows Community Farm – 223 West Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 | Directions

$10 for adults. $5 for kids under 16 and pets.
Proceeds Benefit Habitat For Humanity of Northern Saratoga, Warren & Washington Counties, Pitney Meadows Community Farm & Shelters of Saratoga.

Register here. Each registration includes: 1 race entry with bib, sticker and family activities.

Join us for a day of family fun to help support food and housing security for hundreds in our community! The 0.5K “race” will be held at Pitney Meadows Community Farm. No training, athletic ability or special apparel is required, but participants are encouraged to dress up and have fun. Pets are welcome. Prizes awarded for: Most Creative Finish, Best Dressed Pet, and Best Costume. Food and beverages provided by The Bread Basket Bakery and Northway Brewing Co. will be available for purchase.

“Shelters of Saratoga’s mission is to provide individuals with safe shelter, supportive services and sustainable strategies to end homelessness in the Greater Saratoga region. The issue of homelessness is broad and complex, affecting too many of our neighbors. Contributions to this event will help provide client-centered support, safe shelter, and a path towards independence for our neighbors facing homelessness.”

“Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live and makes the dream of homeownership a reality for hardworking low-to-moderate income families in our community. Homebuyers help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. This affordable housing provides a generational change for families – and results in improved educational opportunities and improved family health. Contributions to this event will help provide roofs, kitchens, and doors for Habitat homebuyers.”

“Pitney Meadows Community Farm’s mission i s to celebrate and explore agricultural education, healthy food production and recreation. We offer a broad array of opportunities to engage with the land and our community, including a Community Garden, Community Supported Agriculture Program and an accessible trail system that is open to visitors dawn to dusk. In addition, the Farm donates more than 20,000 pounds of produce annually to food pantries and other social service organizations in the region. As we continue to grow and develop new programs, we aim to create community, change lives, and bring people together on one of Saratoga’s most valuable community assets . Contributions from this event will help support our ability to grow and distribute our produce donations and allow us to reach more neighbors in need.”

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