A RECORD BROKEN!
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:
- 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!