MASH 4 POTATOES is an alley cat race modeled after the SF Supermarket Street Sweep and Cranksgiving type alley cats. The object is to purchase food which will be donated to the needy.
WHEN: December 14. Race is from noon - 4pm. Arrive at 11:30 to register and receive your manifest.
Two races: SPEED and CARGO
SPEED RACE: Buy specific food items from the designated grocery stores and get to the finish as soon as possible. A point system will be used to score racers based on number of stores visited and items collected.
CARGO RACE: Bring back the heaviest load of food. You can bring back extra food in addition to what's on your shopping list and you can buy the extra food from any store; it doesn't have to be places on the list. Get your friends and family to give you money so you can purchase and donate more food!
YOU WILL NEED:
A bike, a bag, basket, panniers, or whatever you use when you go to the grocery store, a lock and money to buy items. Suggested amount is $15-30 for the speed race.
All food will be donated to Sacred Heart Community Service, which will distribute it directly to the needy in San Jose.
More details to be announced! Please share and invite your friends!