The Thanksgiving Day Run Charity Partner is Harvesters Community Food Network. Harvesters’ mission is to feed hungry people today and work to end hunger tomorrow. We are a regional food bank serving a 26-county area of northwestern Missouri and northeastern Kansas. Harvesters provides food and related household products to more than 760 nonprofit agencies including emergency food pantries, community kitchens, homeless shelters, children’s homes and others. We also offer education programs to increase community awareness of hunger and teach about good nutrition.
Check out Harvesters Most Needed Items list and bring your donation to packet pickup or on race day. Look for the Harvesters collection bins.
Thank you to our Sponsors
The Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day run is proud to provide our runners with a Tippin’s pumpkin pie after they cross the finish line! There’s something special about gathering around a Tippin’s pie with family and friends. Artfully crafted in Kansas City, Tippin’s pies are made from scratch and crafted to perfection using only the best ingredients.
Thank you to Genesis Health Clubs for donating to this race. Genesis offers the most well rounded fitness experience in the midwest. Each location provides cardio and weight training equipment, group fitness classes, personal trainers, yoga pilates and much more.
Thank you to Apex Ortho for providing the medical tent for your minor injuries. Apex Orthopaedic Surgeons provides quality, innovative state of the art Orthopaedic care in a compassionate medical environment.
Thank you to Water Way for providing awards to our winners! Waterway operates 20 locations in five cities and is a nationally recognized leader in the car wash industry.