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    APL’s Donuts and Dogs 5k Fun Run/Walk

    June 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Lace up your shoes and grab your pup for a fun event!
    Register for APL’s annual Donuts and Dogs 5K Fun Run to benefit the lifesaving work and the animals of the Animal Protective League! Join us June 4th at Southwind Park. Registration is $30 for adults and $15 for children under 12. Registration includes a special race t-shirt!
    You can race as an individual, a family or create a team and fundraise together! Bring your sociable, well-behaved dog (must be up-to-date on all vaccinations, have proof of a current rabies vaccine and be at least four months of age). This year’s race includes a timed run and a fun run/walk.
    Don’t want to race but still want to be involved? You can Become a Fundraiser and help to raise money to support our animals without breaking a sweat! If you want to participate in the run but don’t leave here in town you can participate virtually! We have special prizes for the fastest virtual time and the farthest run from the shelter.
    You must pre-register for the race by June 2nd at midnight. There will be no on-site registration this year. Packet pick-up will be held on June 3rd from 4-6:30pm Limited packet pick up will be available 9 a.m. the day of the race. The race starts at 10 a.m. There will be lots of vendors along with free activities including doggie and human massages, doggie cooling pools, and much more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will even be treats for people and dogs alike! (Donuts provided by Melo-O-Creme)
    Prizes will be awarded to the overall adult male and female winners, first and second place in the under 12 category, as well as the overall canine. First and second-place runners will be recognized in each age bracket category.
    Prizes will also be awarded to top fundraisers,The more money your raise the more prizes you earn!
    Individual Fundraising Prizes:
    $100 APL Cooling Towel
    $250 All of the above plus your choice of a current APL T-shirt
    $500 All of the above plus naming rights to a cat or dog at APL’s shelter
    $750 All of the above plus a photo session with Terry Farmer photography
    $1000 All of the above plus a Cage Sponsorship at the shelter
    Team Fundraising Prizes:
    $2500 All of the above plus a pizza party. You pick the location we’ll bring the pizza!
    $5000 All of the above plus special recognition in our next newsletter, at the race awards ceremony, and a custom trophy
    All proceeds go to help animals in APL’s Care!
    Here are the ways you can get involved:
    – Race! $30 Pre-registration required.
    – Set up a fundraising page! Whether you are a racer or just want to fundraise, you can create individual and team fundraising pages online! Ask your friends, family and co-workers to donate on your behalf. Win prizes and help animals!
    – Volunteer at the event! Contact Mary at
    – Be a sponsor or vendor! Contact Deana at 217-544-7387 ext 227 or


    June 4
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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