Save the Date! Our 2016 Run for the Animals will be Sunday, May 15, 2016.
The 5K run and fun walk is a fundraiser dedicated to supporting the life-saving work Poplar Spring does everyday.
Sponsoring our flagship fundraiser allows you to support our daily efforts to feed, shelter, and care for the residents of Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary.At the same time, you publicly align your business or organization with our mission through web, print, and on-site promotions reaching our over 600 expected attendees this year. Sponsor the Run
- All our food is vegan.
- We give participants organic cotton t-shirts printed with water-based ink.
- Rather than waste paper on flyers, we have online virtual goodie bags offering discounts to animal-friendly businesses and information on non-profit organizations. These bags give exclusive offers, coupons, giveaways, and messages from our sponsors.
- We use biodegradable utensils, cups, and garbage bags.
- Each race participant will have a tree planted in his or her honor.
- We recycle as much as possible from the race.
- We collect used shoes at the race, which are recycled by Nike and donated to Africa for distribution.