Fun Walk & 5K Helps North Texas’ Homeless

In an effort to end homelessness, the Harvest Hustle, formerly known as The Help The Homeless Walk & 5K Run, will be held on November 9 at Fair Park, in Dallas. Proceeds benefit the Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance, which provides solutions to prevent and end homelessness in Collin and Dallas counties. This year’s event is focused on securing funding to assure quality, effective services for children and other homeless persons.

In addition to the race, there will be circus performers with clowns, a stilt walker, performers from the Lone Star Circus, music performed by Phillipalooza, a petting zoo, pumpkin carving, carnival games, face painting, slime making with Mad Science, cookie decorating, a pumpkin patch and more.

Activities begin with the 5k race start at 8 a.m., followed by the Fun Walk at 8:30 a.m. and 5K/team awards presentation at 9:15. A post-run party with food, music and activities runs from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Convenient parking is available adjacent to the event site with access from Gate 3 ($10 parking after 8 a.m.) or there is easy access to Fair Park via DART.

Location: 1229 Admiral Nimitz Dr., Fair Park Embarcadero Building, Dallas. For more information, visit


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