April 28, 2022

Register Now for the Furry Skurry 5K

By: JJ

Pet costume contests, a 50/50 raffle, VIPP goodies, music, and lots and lots of animals! It’s time for the Humane Society of Greater Dayton’s 31st annual Furry Skurry 5K on Saturday, May 14th at Eastwood MetroPark in Dayton.

As the winner of Best Race in Dayton for five years and slated as the largest animal event in the Miami Valley it is definitely not to be missed if you are an animal lover in this community. Each year, thousands come out to celebrate animals and walk or run to benefit the homeless animals waiting for forever homes at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, a no-kill animal welfare organization helping the people and pets in our community since 1902.

REGISTER ONLINE NOW AT WWW.HSDAYTON.ORG/FS

“We encourage everyone to bring their friends, family and coworkers out for this fun-filled day,” said Brian Weltge, President & CEO of the Humane Society of Greater Dayton. “All of our programs and services are funded through donations by individuals, companies and grants. This is why events such as the Furry Skurry 5K are so critical to our organization. Your support is helping us impact thousands of animals right in our community.”

This year’s event kicks off with a 5K race that you can do with or without your furry friend. Immediately following the race is a 1-mile walk so everyone can join in on the fun.

Event Festivities include:

To guarantee your T-shirt size for this superhero-inspired event and to get your sWag bag as well, register before May 8th at www.hsdayton.org/FS.

Once you register for the event, make sure to also customize your personal fundraising page. With just a post or two on your Facebook page or the click of one or two emails, you can help raise some much additional needed funding to help give these defenseless and homeless animals a voice.

Children, dogs, and superhero costumes are welcomed and highly encouraged.

Thank you so much to this year’s Furry Skurry 5K sponsors including our premium Subaru of Dayton Expedient Technology Solutions, Lamar and WHIO-TV.

All proceeds raised from this event help care for the homeless pets at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency, the Humane Society of Greater Dayton receives no government funding and relies solely on the donations of individuals, companies and grants to run the programs and services it offers to the community. They are dedicated to building loving relationships between people and pets. Founded 120 years ago, it is the oldest and most-established no-kill animal welfare agency in the area. It focuses on pet adoptions, eliminating pet overpopulation, providing education and ensuring the humane treatment of animals.  For more information about the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, call (937) 268-PETS (7387) or visit www.hsdayton.org.


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