Chevy Chase, Md. - The 2017 Race To End Poverty took off Sunday in Chevy Chase with over 700
With about 30,000 people struggling with homelessness in
"We live in such a great county with so many resources but there are more people in poverty than ever before and it’s really not an excuse,” said Race to End Poverty organizer Emily Meyer. “We have to do better."
This years race was the biggest success yet, raising more than 50,000 dollars for
The race has gotten so popular that organizers created a number of fundraising awards to go with those who finish the fastest.
President of the Montgomery County Council Roger Berliner made an appearance at the awards ceremony at the end of the race where he handed out various trophies and thanked each runner for their participation.