What was The Second Harvest Hero Truck Pull Challenge?
The Second Harvest Hero Truck Pull Challenge was a one-of-a-kind race that put strength and teamwork to the test. Teams of 10 competed to pull a 20,000-pound delivery truck across Nathan Phillips Square in the fastest time, raising funds for Second Harvest’s food rescue and redistribution efforts.
Date & Location: Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at Nathan Phillips Square
Event Duration: 10:30 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Wave Times: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.
There were 4 wave times staggered throughout the day. Each wave had a total of 9 teams split into 3 heats. The winners of each heat competed in the final round to take home gold, silver, or bronze medals.
There were lots of other optional activities to take part in on-site throughout the day!
- Assemble a team of 10 people and register your team.
- Raise $2,000 to reserve a lane for your team – your fundraising will help provide food for over 4,000 meals!
- Get ready to compete against Toronto’s top teams to pull a truck 100 feet across Nathan Phillips Square.
There was also a farmers’ market, with fresh produce from Toronto Wholesale Produce Association. All proceeds went towards Second Harvest’s food rescue and redistribution efforts.
Plus, complimentary food, drinks and massages were available on-site for all participants!