Brighton Believes 5K - Benefiting the Essential Service Programs of Jewish Family Service

Sunday, September 16th at Meridian Centre Park - 2025 Winton Road - Off Meridian Centre Blvd

The Brighton Believes eRACE HUNGER 5K Family Fun Run/Walk is jointly organized by Brighton Central School District and Jewish Family Service of Rochester where all proceeds support the Brighton Food Cupboard’s effort to feed hungry and vulnerable children, individuals & families in Brighton and its surrounding communities. Help us prevent food insecurity by signing up to run or walk during National Hunger Awareness Month.

Advance Registration by September 1st $20
Registration after September 1st or day of Race $25
Kids under age 10 Free
Race Sponsorships Available by contacting Jennifer Weinstein at

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Race Amenities:

  • Official Timing by PCR Timing
  • Kids race (10 and under)
  • Post race awards
  • Refreshments
  • T-shirts to the first 200 registrants

Schedule of Events

8:30 am - Registration
10:00 am - Run
10:15 am - Walk
11:00 am - Kids Race
11:15 am - Awards

Packet pick-up at Medved Running and Walking Outfitters, 3400 Monroe Avenue

September 15th from 12-6 pm
September 16th at the race starting at 8:30 am


Our Generous Sponsors*


Ames-Amzalak Memorial Trust


Jewish Senior Life
Ruda Investment Group of Wells Fargo Advisors
Stuart & Betsy Bobry


Omar Bakht &  Donnette Dabydeen
The Cohen Family
Gordon Chodak & Chapin, CPA's, P.C,
Senator Joseph Robach
Westside Podiatry Group


Brighton Chamber of Commerce
Brighton Token & Coin
Center for Urology
Cornerstone Eye Associates
ESL Federal Credit Union
Karen Morris
The Summit Federal Credit Union


Bakewise Brands
Niagra Fresh Fruit Co.
Tops Friendly Markets
*List in Formation

Premier Sponsorship Information

Join the cadre of sponsors, both large and small that have increased the impact of their support through our Premier Sponsorships.  Becoming a Premier Sponsor can help your business grow.  Premier sponsors are spotlighted at our three main fundraisers:  Gone with the Gala, Taste for a Cause and Brighton Believes 5K.  You will gain brand awareness among our supporters and donors.

Sponsorship levels start at $250 up to $10,000.

Sponsorship that includes in-kind donations is welcomed. If you can supply prizes, refreshments or other needed items, please contact Jennifer Weinstein at 461-0110 or

Checks for sponsoring the Brighton Believes 5K can be made out to the Brighton Food Cupboard. The Brighton Food Cupboard is a program of Jewish Family Service of Rochester, a 501c3 organization.