Meriden Humane Society’s Running to the Rescue 5K Walk/Run to Take Place on September 21 at Hubbard Park
MERIDEN, CONN., June 17, 2019 – Meriden Humane Society, a non-profit, no kill animal shelter and rescue facility is hosting their first 5K Walk/Run, Running to the Rescue, on Saturday, September 21. The 5K will take place at Hubbard Park in Meriden with the race starting time at 9:00am. The proceeds will support the Meriden Humane Society’s mission of making a difference in the lives of animals.
“As our first year hosing a 5K walk/run, we are so excited to engage with our local community who is so generous in helping our cats and dogs at the shelter,” says Acting President of the Board of Directors, Devon Dzicek, MBA. “At this pet friendly event we hope to not only raise funds to support the shelter, but also raise awareness about the importance of pet sterilization, responsible pet ownership, disease control, as well as the humane treatment of animals.”
The Meriden Humane Society is located in Meriden, is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit, no kill animal shelter and rescue facility serving the local community as well as state-wide. Many of our animals are taken from high risk situations and from private citizens who are no longer able to care for their animals. The Meriden Humane Society is entirely supported by the generosity of our patrons and residents.
The Running to the Rescue 5K event will include a 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) race both open to runners, walkers and four legged friends. The event will be pet and family friendly. Before and after the race families and friends can enjoy vendors, a Doggie Cool Down station, food and more. At the end of the race there will be a Post-Race Celebration. For more information about the Running to the Rescue 5K and to register, please visit: https://RunningtotheRescue5KWalkRun.itsyourrace.com/