Registration Is Open for The Fortem Financial 12th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K
Benefiting Martha’s Village & Kitchen
The Fortem Financial 12th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K benefiting Martha’s Village & Kitchen is fast approaching, and registration is open. The charity race, presented by NBC Palm Springs, is both competitive (certified course/timed race) and casual. Prizes will be awarded for the winners in several age categories.
The event takes place on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2018, at 8:00 AM on El Paseo in Palm Desert.
The funds raised will benefit programs offered by Martha’s Village & Kitchen to help better the lives of the impoverished and homeless across the entire Coachella Valley. “We are gearing up for our 12thAnnual Thanksgiving Day 5K, and we couldn’t be more excited about it,” said Linda Barrack, CEO and President of Martha’s Village & Kitchen. “It is our biggest fundraiser of the year, and it continues to get better and better. We are grateful for our Title Sponsor, Fortem Financial, our Presenting Sponsor, NBC Palm Springs and all of our other wonderful sponsors. We are also appreciative of all of the community support we receive. Our 5K is a proud and cherished tradition in the Valley.”
Participants can register by clicking HERE. The registration fee is $43.00 for adults and $34.00 for children. When you register in the month of July, you save $10.00.
All registrants receive a long-sleeve, dri-fit shirt and a goody bag.
“It’s best to register as early as possible. We also recommend that registrants pick up their race day packets in advance at one of our Packet Pick-Up days to avoid long lines on race day,” said Stephanie Minor, Executive Vice President of Martha’s Village & Kitchen.”
Packet Pick-Up days are scheduled for Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Anytime Fitness in Indio, and Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at World Gym Palm Desert, both from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Opportunity drawing tickets and exciting new merchandise will be available. Don’t forget your Thanksgiving Tutus, turkey leg boppers, Thanksgiving socks, and turkey hats at Packet Pick-Up and online.
A Beer Garden, will be back again this year, sponsored by La Quinta Brewing Company. Returning again is the Kid’s Zone and interactive sponsor booths. Participants can raise additional funds to help Stomp Out Hunger with Martha’s Village & Kitchen through the imATHLETE platform while signing up for the race. FUNDRAISE TODAY BY CLICKING HERE.
Volunteer opportunities for the 5K are also available. Please contact Erica Siqueiros at
(760) 347-4741 ext. 128 for more information about volunteering.