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2023 Run For The Animals

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The 12th annual Run For The Animals is set for Sunday, May 7, 2023, at the Wachapreague Carnival Grounds.
Choose either the Half Marathon, 10K or 5K (non-competitive walk).
All distances with or without your canine companion.
All participants will receive a finishing medal and commemorative event t-shirt.
Awards for top fundraisers and by age division.
Registration/check in is 6:45-7:45, with the pre-race meeting at 8:00, followed by the race start at 8:30.
Since our inception in 2012, we have raised over $85,000.
As in the past, 100% of net proceeds go to directly to the animal orgs who serve the Eastern Shore.
Can’t make the event? – we offer a virtual – you choose when and where you run/walk.
If you’re ready, sign up, if not, we can still use your help, by volunteering, fundraising, sponsoring or collecting product for our shelter.
This event is rain or shine.


May 7
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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