Racing for Rescues Dorothea Dix Park
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Racing for Rescues Dorothea Dix Park
Racing for Rescues
$35+  .  Past

Racing for Rescues

$35+  .  Past
Endorsed by Tess Howard

Help homeless cats and dogs find their forever homes by competing in one of two timed 5k races. Once race is with dogs and the other is without them.

"The annual Second Chance Pet Adoptions "Racing for Rescues" 5K run and fun walk is BACK! Register to run or walk NOW:

Help homeless cats and dogs find their forever homes by competing in one of two timed 5K races (one with dogs and one without) or taking the 1.5-mile fun walk (dogs welcome). It's sure to be a dog-gone good time as you enjoy a day among doggies (and a few cats!), strolling the vendor village while listening to beats spun by DJ David Michael, winning awards and prizes (our fastest dogs win awards, too!), and more!

Register by April 7 to take advantage of early-bird pricing and by April 14 to get a FREE event t-shirt!

DON'T FORGET YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS! Need not be present to win a $500, $250, or $100 Visa gift card--each ticket has THREE chances to win!

THANK YOU to our event sponsors: BottleMixx, Care First Animal Hospital, Triangle Law Group, CEI - The Digital Office, HomeTrust Bank, Fleet Feet Raleigh, Expedia CruiseShipCenters, and DJ David Michael! Interested in sponsoring the event? Contact to learn more!

Second Chance Pet Adoptions is the oldest no-kill rescue organization in Wake County. With your support through events like these, we have rescued over 13,000 stray and abandoned cats and dogs! Join us as a partner in rescue -- come to Racing for Rescues!

VENDORS: Contact for more info. Please note that vendors who sell human food and/or (non-alcoholic) beverages are welcome to set up a booth in a 10' x 10' space, but we are unable to bring in more than one human food *truck* for this event. Apologies--we'd eat ALL the yummy things if we could!"

Second Chance Pet Adoptions

Dorothea Dix Park
2105 Umstead Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603
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Sunday, May 5th, 9:00a - 12:00p
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