Runners gather for Conquer Hunger Fun Run

Conquer Hunger Fun Run at Mackenzie Park

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Runners gathered at Mackenzie Park Monday morning for the South Plains Food Bank's Conquer Hunger Fun Run.

This was just one of many events during the food bank's
Summer of Sharing, when they gather hundreds of thousands of pounds of food to support families on the South Plains who face the threat of hunger.

Organizers of the event say one in eight people on the South Plains face hunger during the summer.

Events like this run allow the food bank to keep stocked shelves.

Last year's run brought in nearly 4,000 pounds of food.

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