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12th Annual Run for the Animals!

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 8:30 a.m.
Wheaton Regional Park, Wheaton, Maryland
2000 Shorefield Road
Wheaton, MD US 20902

Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary is hosting its 12th annual "Run for the Animals!" The 5K run and 1 or 1.7 mile fun walk is a fundraiser dedicated to supporting the life saving work Poplar Spring does everyday. From the warm up, running and walking on the scenic trails, the dog and people raffles, the prizes, and the abundance of food, a good time is had by all. The race is held at Wheaton Regional Park in Wheaton, Maryland. Although dogs cannot participate in the run, they are more than welcome to come out and join the 1 or 1.7 mile walk.

Registration Fee for both the Run and Walk
Prior to April 20, 2015: $28.00
April 20 May 16, 2015: $30.00
Race Day: $35

Register online at: http://poplarspring.kintera.org
Online registration will end at midnight on Thursday, May 14. Afterwards you can register for the race at packet pick-up or before the race at Wheaton Regional Park starting at 7:00 a.m.

If you would prefer not to register online click here to access a registration form that you can print and mail to Poplar Spring.

The Boot Camp GirlPrior to the race there will be a pre-race warm-up by the Boot Camp Girl for all the runner’s and walkers! Get there early to warm up and get pumped for the 5k or 1 mile walk.

Race participants also have the option to go the extra mile and raise additional funds online for Poplar Spring. You can even select a picture of a specific Poplar Spring animal to proudly display on your web page, and let your friends and family know about that animal as well as all the others at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary. Prizes will be awarded to the two entrants with the highest pledge totals. If you are interested in raising additional funds you can use the following sample e-mails to send to your friends and family. (Sponsorship e-mail / Sponsorship e-mail referencing a specific animal)

How our race is GREEN
Poplar Spring worked hard to make the race as environmentally friendly as possible. Click here to find out how.

We are collecting used athletic shoes, as well as any other type of shoe, at the race site to be recycled by Nike and/or sent to Africa for distribution (so bring your old shoes!).

Becoming a race sponsor
Click here to find out more about sponsoring this years Poplar Spring race.

All inquiries about the race should be made to: PoplarSpringRun@yahoo.com or call 301-625-9321.

"Run for the Animals!" PDF Materials
PDF file  Course Map (35kb)
PDF file  Pledge Donation Form (32k)

Thank You to Our Sponsors


Top Bull

Engineers for Change   a well-fed world
 
     

Farmyard Friend

Meyer Glitzenstein & Crystal   Dogtopia
The Boot Camp Girl    
   

Food & Goodie Bag Sponsors

Andean Dream Quinoa Products   Larabar
GoMacro   COK

Sticky Fingers Bakery
 
     

Prize Sponsors

NuCelle   Pangea
Max & Ruffy's   Sniffers Doggie Depot

 

 
       
   

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