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Pets 2 the Rescue 1-mile and 5K Virtual run/walk event to raise funds for The Goathouse Refuge

Have you registered to help us yet? Time is running out! Only 6 days left!

Please join us in the “PETS 2 THE RESCUE VIRTUAL RUN/WALK/BIKE” event to raise money for the Goathouse Refuge. You can get some exercise and help our kitties!

Pets 2 the Rescue is a 1-mile and 5K virtual run/walk/bike event to raise funds for non-profit animal shelters and pet adoption agencies across the US, including the The Goathouse Refuge. Share on social media and invite your friends to participate.

How does it work? 3 easy steps:

  1. Register for the virtual 1 mile or virtual 5K any time between May 1– June 8. During registration you will be asked to choose your participating Shelter and team. Be sure to select Goathouse Refuge and 100% of your $10 registration fee will come to us. That’s right, 100%. (You can also choose to make an additional donation as your register.)
  2. Walk, Run, or Bike your distance by June 15. Note: Local Stay at Home orders allow us to run outdoors (observing Social Distancing guidelines).
  1. Submit your Time online either using the free “IYR Virtual” mobile app or manually in the online race results. Bonus: Runners who submit their time by June 1 will be entered into a drawing for “door prizes”. Get full details and a link to online registration, which opened May 1 at
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