Race for a Healthier World 5K

Friday, October 20, 2023
Race Start Time 6:30 AM

The Foundation for Fresh Produce is gathering friends and colleagues from the industry to join us in Anaheim for the Race for a Healthier World 5K. Runners and walkers will enjoy a 3.1 mile course along the Santa Ana River Trail while supporting our vision to grow a healthier world through increased access to fresh fruits and vegetables. This fundraising event will feature a performance t-shirt, race bag full of goodies, light breakfast with coffee and juices, and a guaranteed fun time by all.

Proceeds from all individual and group registration fees as well as additional individual donations will benefit the Foundation for Fresh Produce.


Run/Walk Registration

Race registration is now open. You may register as an individual or as a team. A designated team leader can register all team members. Course capacity is limited, and race-day registration will be unavailable. We encourage you to register today.

Registration Rates

  Before September 15 After September 15
Race for a Healthier World 5K $55 $70

Race participants may collect their race bib and T-shirt on site in advance of the event at the Race Registration Counter in the Anaheim Convention Center on level 1. The counter will be open on Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Team leaders may pick up bibs and t-shirts for their full team by scheduling a pick up time in advance. Please email IFPA Event Manager, Tiffany Melton, to request a pick up time. Please note, if a team leader picks up their team’s materials, individuals on the team will be unable to pick up their own bib and t-shirt.

Race Schedule and Route

The Race for a Healthier World 5K will be an out and back on the Santa Ana River Trail (all paved path) that runs along the scenic Santa Ana River.

Interactive map and elevation chart

5:30 AM Buses depart Anaheim Convention Center Transit Plaza (Hall E)
6:00 AM Race Day packet pick up ONLY; no on-site registration
6:15 AM Warm-up
6:30 AM Race starts
7:30 AM Race ends
Approximately 7:30 AM or when the last participant finishes
7:50 AM Buses depart race area, returning to the ACC Transit Plaza (Hall E)

Awards for the top three male and female participants will be announced immediately at the end of the race.

Awards for the top three male and female finishers in each age group will be available for pickup on October 20 at 10:30 a.m. at IFPA's booth (#5017) on the Expo Floor.

Race address: Santa Ana River Trail, 1750S S Douglass Rd, Anaheim, CA US 92806

Don’t forget to use the official hashtag #GPFS2023 on your social media channels.

Foundation for Fresh Produce Fundraising

The Foundation for Fresh Produce's vision is to grow a healthier world by changing the trajectory of human health. The produce industry has the potential to provide solutions for many of the world’s greatest health and economic challenges – especially those surrounding nutrition and hunger.

The Foundation will focus on improving the appeal of fruit and vegetables as an integral part of people’s diets, supporting the development of infrastructure and supply chain solutions that provide easier access, and establishing strategic alliances that enable children and families to form healthier eating habits.

Learn more by visiting the Foundation’s webpage.

Thank you 5k sponsors