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CARA RUN For Their Lives! 2022 will have an In-Person Option as well as a Virtual Race 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 350 animals in 2021 !
Please consider signing up and RUN our beautiful (eh hmm a few hills!) 5k or 10k through Historic Sanford and our Greenway on Saturday August 27th! We will offer our "Challenge" and you can RUN BOTH courses!! 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 ! 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 will also include the option to add a T-shirt for an additional $5 ( shirts are mailed out to you if you choose the Virtual option!)
***Register by August 15th 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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