★ Online Registration is now closed! ★
★ If you wish to participate, please see our volunteers at the event location. They will direct you to registration desk for on location sign-up. Please note that the participants coming from on-the-spot registration may not receive T-shirt and the Finisher Medal on the same day, our team will arrange to send those for these participants on a later date. ★
★ Time : Registration and Prerace Activity starts at 7:00 AM, Race /Walkathon - 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM ★
★ Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve, 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano, TX US 75074. Date : 22nd October 2022. ★

About Nanban 5K Run/Walk 2022

Nanbans Against Hunger

“You pray for the hungry. Then you feed them. This is how prayer works.” –Pope Francis

Nanban 5K Run/Walk 2022.
Date: Saturday October 22nd, 2022
Place: Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano, TX US 75074

Nanban foundation

https://nanbanfoundation.org/ is a non-profit organization based out of Dallas TX.

Nanban means a true friend. True to its meaning, Nanban foundation is established with the sole vision of helping the community at large attain financial freedom through our free financial education classes and supporting the underprivileged through socially relevant initiatives.

Nanban believes that no one should go hungry. True to its belief, Nanbans Zero Hunger Initiative runs two continents and three countries. Through our various projects we feed approximately 12,000 daily meals and benefiting 8,000+ individuals in U.S.A., Srilanka and India.


  • Project Arutkanchi:
    India Four states, approx. 250 locations
  • Project Meals for Minds:
    Sri Lanka (Two locations, two districts) Soon will expand to 16 areas.
  • Project Hunger Mitao:
    USA - Work with Hunger Mitao (https://www.hungermitao.org/) organization to help feeding America.
  • 1 Million Meals Program:
    USA - Donated 1 Million Meals to the Texas Food Bank

Race Description

Walkers, Runners, Strollers, Pets---all are welcome. Competitive or recreational participants can complete this outdoor 5K. The primary aim is to raise awareness about global hunger while raising vital funds for Nanban’s life-saving programs around the world.

Race Day Information

Date : 22nd October, 2022
Check in Time : 7.00 AM to 8.00 AM
Instructions for the race : 8.00 AM to 8.30 AM
Race Starts at : 8.30 AM


Early Bird Offer

For registering 1 person - $10

For registering 2 persons - $15

For registering 3 persons - $20

For registering 4 persons - $25

Do's and Don'ts

  • Keep safety in mind always anytime and keep your distance if needed.
  • Make sure you have your running or walking shoes and any other gear you need to participate in this 5K. We will provide limited snacks and bottled water for all participants.
  • Do not disturb any public during this time, as this park is always open to the public.
  • Parents always run with their younger kids, watch over them all the time, and are responsible.
  • Participants are responsible for any liability or injury during the event.
  • It's a family fun event; hence request everyone to help to keep the park neat and clean.
  • Participants can always reach out to volunteers during the event for any help.


We would love to have your business represented at our event! If interested in sponsoring or requiring further information, kindly contact us through email or by filling and sending the below Questions form.

All proceeds from this event will benefit
Nanban's hunger eradication initiatives worldwide.

Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


You may log in to Nanban Foundation website and register as guided by the website.
This event is scheduled on 22nd October, 2022.
Yes. Your friends and family members can participate in the run/walk.
Yes, post Run/Walk you will be receiving a certificate. You will be initiated via email and SMS once the certificate is ready.
Nanban Foundation team will keep you updated on your run/walk through email and SMS.
Yes, anyone can run/walk a marathon, literally anyone, if they follow a proper training.
High GI carbohydrate foods are best during a run/walk as they release energy quickly. Choose specially designed sport gels and isotonic drinks, or try bananas, oranges, honey, dried fruit or gummy sweets such as jelly beans.