Shelby Humane Society Paws for the Cause 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run/Dog Walk

Event Date

Sat, Nov 4, 2017


Birmingham, AL

About This Activity

Shelby Humane Society is the only open-admission animal shelter in Shelby County.  We care for over 5,000 lost, homeless & unwanted pets each year.  We rely on fundraisers such as Paws for the Cause to perform our life-saving mission.

Held Saturday, November 4th - Paws for the Cause is a certified 5k off-road cross-country race through the beautiful Veterans Park in Hoover.  The course takes you on a path through the park around the lake and through tree-lined trails surrounding the park.

The Kid Fun Run and 1 Mile Pet Walk allows children to explore the park and you to show off your dogs while they are getting some exercise too!  All dogs that participate will receive a special prize.

Race packet pickup is Friday 11/3 from 11 am - 1 pm or 4-6 pm at Trak Shak 280 or onsite day of event from 7 - 8 am. Registration also available during these times = $25 1 Mile, $35 5k

Please note to save costs we do not administer chip timing devices.

Thank you sponsors and supporters: PAC Insurance, Southern Veterinary Partners, Avondale Animal Hospital, Oak View Animal Hospital, Patton Chapel Animal Clinic, Valleydale Animal Clinic, Veterinary Eye Care, Riverview Animal Clinic, The Trak Shak, Double Oak Mountain Animal Clinic, The Pampered Pet Resort, Canine Country ClubGeaux Play Sports Training & Fitness, Daniel Vodosia Muscle Therapy, Bengy Hanks (a Shelby Humane alum!) and Michael and Barvette Patterson.

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