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Fast & Furriest 5K Virtual Run

Due to concerns related to the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we are transitioning the Fast & Furriest 5k/Walk that is scheduled for next Saturday, 3/21, from in-person to virtual.  While we would love to have everyone together at the Humane Society campus, we are following recommendations from the CDC and health departments against gatherings of large numbers of people.  The health and safety of our staff, volunteers, supporters and community will always be our top priority. At the same time, we think the virtual race is going to be a fun way to promote animal welfare and raise funds for our critical work in the community.  Though we can’t run and walk together, we can still participate with a purpose – to save animal lives!  We have converted all registrations to a virtual status, meaning that participants can run or walk and post your results to the race website.  We will still have winners, prizes, and the opportunity for our supporters to get out and exercise with their pets. Read more details below: The decision has been made to move... Read More
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