CARA RUN For Their Lives! 2023

August 26, 2023 Sanford, NC 27330 US Directions



Kiwanis Park Sanford
1800 Wicker Street
Sanford, NC US 27330


Join us for our 15th Year !!! as we RUN For Their Lives! on Saturday August 26, 2023.  We have an In-Person Option as well as a Virtual (or SLEEP) Option!

Run for Their Lives! has become one of CARA's biggest fundraisers to keep our shelter in operation.   Carolina Animal Rescue and Adoption is a no-kill, non-profit Animal Shelter in Sanford, NC. In operation since 2004, dedicated volunteers and animal advocates took over the rescue from the San-Lee Humane Society. Since that time, CARA has been growing and helping more and more unwanted, stray, abandoned dogs and cats find their furrrever homes! Since CARA does not receive any public funding or assistance, every penny raised goes right to the care and well being of the animals! We're fueled completely by these events and the generosity of our supporters!  CARA helped to find homes for over 400 animals in 2022!!

Please consider signing up and RUN our beautiful (maaaaybe a few hills!) 5k or 10k through Historic Sanford and our Greenway on Saturday August 26th! We will again offer our "Challenge" and you can RUN BOTH courses! (Special Medal for Challenge Finishers! PLUS award for top Male &Female )  or run VIRTUALLY ! Run the CARA course  at your own time/schedule (course maps on this site) OR  find your own 5k/10k course to RUN ! ORRR if Running is not your cup of tea, and you would like to support CARA and get a great race t-shirt, enjoy the comfort of your bed and SLEEP for Their Lives! (your T-shirt will be mailed to you! ) Whichever option you choose, you will know that  you are helping to provide better lives for the many unwanted animals here in Central North Carolina. 

The 5k Race  will begin at Kiwanis Park at 7:30am, The 10k Race will begin at 8:15am (For those running the "Challenge" and are running both courses, you would start at 7:30 with the 5k group, come back and wait until 8:15am to start with the 10k group).

 Your registration for the 5k or 10k  will also include the option to add a T-shirt for an additional $5  (No additional charge for Virtual/Sleep and Challenge Registrants!)

***Register by August 12th to Guarantee your T-Shirt Size!  ***

Thank you for your ongoing support of Carolina Animal Rescue & Adoption ; Where Pets become family!! 

***There will be no advance Packet/ BIB Pick UP***  All BIB Pick ups and New Registrations will begin Saturday morning at 6:30am! ***

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