YVEDDI Meals On The Run 5K/10K

Dobson, NC

Meals on Wheels

Join Yadkin Valley Economic Development District (YVEDDI) for the 10th Annual 5K and 10K Walk/Run to benefit Surry County Meals on Wheels.

Registration Fees

By March 10th:

$20 for Students (Pre-K -17 years old)
$30 for Adults 18 years and older

March 11th - March 25th: $35 for all ages

All persons registered by March 10th will receive a moisture-wicking race t-shirt.

Shirts may also be purchased for $15.00 each by sending a check payable to YVEDDI 5K/10K with your shirt quantity and size(s) to be received no later than March 10th. Mail to: YVEDDI, P.O. Box 309, Boonville NC 27011


Schedule of Events

Early T-shirt and Packet Pick Up
Dobson United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
204 S. Main Street, Dobson, NC
Friday, March 24th: 11:00 am until 6:00 pm

Race Day Check-In and Packet Pickup
6:30 - 7:30 AM at the Dobson Square Park Picnic Shelter.

There will be no in-person race day registration; however, you can register online until 7:30 AM race morning.

Start Times
10K: 8:00 AM
5K: 8:15 AM

Start Location: Folger Street beside City Park - Dobson, NC

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Race Awards

Trophies for Overall 1st Place Male and Female

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Male and Female age divisions will receive a custom medal - 13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over

In celebration of our 10th Anniversary, all finishers will receive a Finishers Medal!

Thank you for supporting YVEDDI Meals on Wheels and helping to provide meals to our community's seniors during this especially challenging time.

For questions, contact Tom Beckom at 336-367-3531 or by email at tbeckom@yveddi.com.

When & Where

Mar 25, 2023


7:00 AM

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Dobson, NC

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Why we need your support…

8.8 million of America’s seniors, or nearly 1 in 6, may not know where their next meal is coming from. Programs like Meals on Wheels are critical to solving this national crisis. The nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks provided five days each week by YVEDDI’s volunteer drivers are often all it takes to enable our seniors to live independently in their own homes. And when they do, we all save billions of tax dollars in avoided hospital, health care and nursing home costs. Investing in Meals on Wheels is a win-win!

In Surry County, the senior hunger crisis is real. For the fiscal year 2022, YVEDDI Meals on Wheels in Surry County provided 31,056 home-delivered meals to senior adults who needed a balanced meal. There is currently a waiting list for home-delivered meals in Surry County, with more than 60 seniors waiting.

We can provide nutritious meals for a Surry County senior for a day for less than $5. The Federal government’s contribution covers only 54% of that cost. We rely on contributions from state, local, private and other resources to cover the rest. The more we invest in Meals on Wheels, the more we save. For every dollar we invest in Meals on Wheels we can save up to $50 in Medicaid spending. If we commit to serving just one quarter of North Carolina’s hungry seniors, the $78.7 million dollars we invest can be offset 50 times by the $3.9 billion we save. (Source: www.mowaa.org) 

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