At Montgomery County Food Bank's third annual Outrun Hunger run June 8, participants raised enough money for close to 205,000 meals, according to a Montgomery County Food Bank news release.

The overview

The proceeds of Outrun Hunger will benefit those in need who utilize the Montgomery Food Bank. At the event, participants could have signed up for a 5K trail run and an additional 1K color dash.

All ages were invited to participate in the annual event. This year, a record-breaking 456 participants ran around The Lake House at Grand Central Park in Conroe, according to the news release.

Participants were also able to raise funds before race day.

Every $1 raised provided up to four meals, according to the event’s website.

Notable quote

"The achievements of this year's event were made possible thanks to our enthusiastic runners, walkers, dedicated volunteers and generous sponsors," said Kristine Marlow, president and CEO of Montgomery County Food Bank, via news release. "As the need for food assistance remains high, the outpouring of compassion and backing from our community has been truly inspiring. Together, we are stronger in the fight against hunger.”