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.
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.
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
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.
Thank You to Our Sponsors
Food & Goodie Bag Sponsors