5K Run/Walk for the Animals

22nd Annual 5K Run/Walk for the Animals | Wildwood Park | May 4, 2019 

The 22nd Annual 5K Run/Walk for the Animals will be hosted on May 4, 2019 and once again, at Wildwood Park in Harrisburg. Each years hundreds of HSHA supporters join us for a day filled with fun, entertainment and adventure. This family and pet friendly event is hosted outdoors, rain or shine, to raise money for all the homeless animals of Central PA. The fund through this event goes directly to the care of the over 500 pets currently residing at the shelter awaiting their FURever homes. Included in the festivites are 30+ vendors providing goods and services for humans and their pets, along with a food truck with all kinds of treats to keep the good times rolling!


For only $10 display the name of your furry family member(s) along the 5K course.

Does your pet display unconditional love? Is your pet your best friend? Or are you grieving the recent loss of a pet? At this year’s 5K Run/Walk for the Animals participants have the opportunity to honor their pet by purchasing a yard sign that will be displayed along the course. Consider sending in a picture (non-returnable) of your beloved pet to be displayed on the sign as well. Signs can be pre-purchased or bought the day of the event at registration. To guarantee a sign, click here to download a form, including payment instructions.


Interested in supporting this community-wide event through sponsorship? Or perhaps you would like to be a vendor and sell your goods/services. To partner with the homeless animals of Central PA through this fundraising event, click here  for more information.


The 2018 5K Run/Walk for the Animals highlighted a special canine that was formerly a resident of the shelter. Congratulations to Tucker, the first place canine competitor that has been victorious two years in a row. 


CLICK HERE FOR 2018 RACE RESULTS


Below are photos from the 2018 5K Run/Walk for the animals!

For more information contact: 
Megan Strausbaugh, Director of Marketing at megans@humanesocietyhbg.org or 717-564-3320 ext. 125

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2019 EVENTS

2019 EVENTS CALENDAR

April 18-22 | Volunteer Appreciation Week

May 4 | 5K Run/Walk for the Animals
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July 27 | Christmas in July Adopt-A-Thon

October 19 | Pittie Party

November 9 | Fur Ball Gala & Auction

December 7 | Holiday Adopt-A-Thon

Workplace Giving

CFC (Combined Federal Campaign) – 77697
SECA (State Employees Combined Appeal) – 4401-0027
United Way – 3022