Racing for Rescues

Sun May 5, 2019 Raleigh, NC US 27603
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Dorothea Dix Park
Raleigh, NC US 27603

The Second Chance Pet Adoptions "Racing for Rescues" 5K run / fun walk is back! It's a fun way to help save a homeless cat or dog's life!

Sunday, May 5, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - noon
Dorothea Dix Park (Raleigh, NC)

The 2019 Racing for Rescues event features:
• Separate, timed 5K races for runners with dogs and runners without dogs
• A casual 1.5-mile fun walk for people with or without dogs
• Complimentary snacks and a food truck with food and beverages available for purchase
• High-value Visa gift card raffle prizes (need not be present to win)
• A vendor village catering to pet owners and athletes alike AND adoptable dogs hoping you'll visit with them!

Early bird registration open NOW and runs through April 7; all who register by April 14 will receive a free event t-shirt. Student discounts available, as well as day-of registration.

Ready to register as an individual or team? Want to download a training guide? Want to purchase raffle tickets? Do it all here:

Second Chance is the oldest no-kill rescue in Wake County. Since we began in 1987, we have rescued over 13,000 cats and dogs. Our mission is to champion homeless and abandoned healthy and treatable cats and dogs in their quest to find their forever homes.

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