With 580 runners and walkers, Racing for Rescues 2022 generated $55,000!

Thanks to ALL who came out to Racing for Rescues and ran and walked remotely! We have a few post-event things to share:

  • If you missed the live stream and would like to meet the adoptable dogs who attended the event, you can still catch that right here.
  • You can find photos of:
    • people and dogs enjoying the event, running, and walking right here.
    • people and dogs crossing the finish line right here.
    • people and pets in the photo booth right here.
  • In-person 5K runners: you can find your race results by clicking here. All first-place winners in each category earned medals!
  • Congrats to our overall fastest runners, recipients of $50 Fleet Feet gift cards:
    • 5K without dogs, fastest male: Bennett Perry
    • 5K without dogs, fastest female: Mikayla Raleigh
    • 5K with dogs, fastest male: Zack Welker
    • 5K with dogs, fastest female: Amanda Hackney
  • Congrats also to our fastest dogs, who scored backpacks with goodies like treats and toys:
    • Fastest small dog: belonged to Laura Bacigalupi
    • Fastest medium dog: belonged to Zack Welker
    • Fastest large dog: Swenson, who belongs to Howie Patterson
  • How about that $750 raffle prize sponsored by Hartsfield and Nash Insurance Agency? The winner of the $500 in American Express gift cards and $250 Amazon gift card is Jenny Smith!
  • We have lots of fundraising competition winners:
    • Raised the most money ($50 Target gift card): Lisa Best
    • Highest number of donations $10 or more ($50 Target gift card): Bev and Rod Pitta
    • Randomly-selected fundraiser who raised $100 or more ($50 Target gift card): Shelby McIsaac
    • Randomly-selected fundraiser who raised $250 or more ($250 Diamonds Direct gift card): Jennifer Horne
    • All fundraisers who raised $250 or more (free 2023 Racing for Rescues registration and shirt): Wendy Tringali, Vidya Vudata, Donna Tucker, Jennifer Horne, Howie Patterson, Dave Ballesteros, Bev and Rod Pitta, Lisa Best
    • Highest number of donations $20 or more in the mini-challenge ($25 Starbucks card and dinner for two at Chuy’s): Howie Patterson
    • Randomly-selected fundraiser who got at least 5 gifts of $20 or more in the mini-challenge (two free 2023 Racing for Rescues registrations and shirts): Bev and Rod Pitta
  • All who registered by April 29 were entered to win a $25 gift card to Abbey Road Tavern and Grill; the randomly-drawn winner was Stacey Lynch!
  • Lastly, we selected one team of 10 or more people at random to win a $100 gift card donated by the Piper’s Tavern so they could enjoy a pizza party; congratulations to Team Credit Suisse!