Running Miles for Meals at B-52 Brewery
Meals on Wheels Montgomery County (MOWMC) held their first annual “Miles for Meals” 5K run and walk on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The course began and ended at B-52 Brewing Company at 12470 Milroy Lane in Conroe, Texas with guides every step of the way. As participants crossed the finish line, attendees were able to grab a beer (or lemonade or root beer), and enjoy a beautiful day with snacks from food trucks, games, raffle and fun activities.
Watch moments before the race as the crowd listened to the national anthem (captured by Hello Woodlands LIVE):
Sponsored by The Woodlands Dermatology Associates, the family-friendly event welcomed Miles for Meals welcomed participants, volunteers, supporters, strollers, and leashed dogs. Each registration included a t-shirt, a souvenir pint glass, and three drink tickets for beer, root beer or lemonade. All net proceeds helped MOWMC’s mission to feed the community’s local homebound elderly and provide transportation services.
Watch the race begin and the first 5k participants cross the finish line (captured by Hello Woodlands LIVE):
The mission of Meals on Wheels Montgomery County is to improve the lives of the homebound elderly of Montgomery County by providing home-delivered meals and transportation services. MOWMC serves disabled homebound seniors nutritious lunch meals Monday through Friday. Serving 550 people each weekday, they help aging neighbors in our community remain well nourished, connected to the community, and independent within the comfort of their own home. MOWMC exists to improve the lives of homebound seniors in Montgomery County.
View photos and videos from the event on the Hello Woodlands Facebook page!
For more information about Meals on Wheels Montgomery County, visit www.mowmc.org.