24th Annual Mutt Strut 5k Coming Up In Augusta This Saturday (May 27)
This Saturday (MAY 27) will be the 24th annual Kennebec Valley Humane Society Mutt Strut 5k in Augusta, and as always, it should be great time for both our furry friends and the people who are participating in it. The event will start and finish at the Kennebec River Rail Trail entrance next to the Kennebec Valley YMCA.
For 24 years, the Mutt Strut and 5K have served as a way for people to come together and raise money to find forever homes for animals in their community. All funds raised go directly to support more than 2,000 animals that find their way to the Kennebec Valley Humane Society annually. Along with the 5K walk and run, there will be vendors, food, activities and much more!
Registration and Check In will start at 8AM
The 5K walk will start at 9:00 AM
The 5K run/race will start at 9:15 AM
The race will also include a pre-race warm-up, and a variety of services by local vendors before and after the race. All dog registrations will include a Mutt Strut collar bandana for your dog. All dogs are welcome!
Prizes and awards going to the following:
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place runners.
*Most money raised by a team
*Most money raised by an individual
*Most team spirit
*Superstar dog and individual of the day
*Best Dressed Dog
The weather is looking great for Saturday, so come on out and help our friends who do such great work for the KV Humane Society. More information on registration and the event can be found on the KVHS Facebook Page.