On Saturday, October 14, 2017, Audi and The Rescue Train present the 12th annual RACE FOR THE RESCUES. The Rescue Train’s largest annual fundraising event, Race for the Rescues began twelve years ago, and has raised over $3.75 Million to help save the lives of thousands of homeless animals in Southern California. Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch will be this year’s host. Celebrity pet expert, Harrison Forbes, will emcee this year’s race. Special appearances by The Laker Girls and ABC 7’s Vista LA Host Patricia Lopez.
At Race for the Rescues, animal lovers of all ages come out to run, walk, shop or adopt to help save lives. This day of fun includes a 5k, 10k, 1k Dog Walk and Kids Fun Run. There is also a “Couch Potato” Race for those that would like to donate from the comfort of their home. Participants can join as individuals or start a team. Dogs and cats will be available for adoption from local shelters.
In addition to the 5K, 10K, 1K Dog Walk Race for the Rescues will also feature:
1K non-competitive Kids Fun Run–every child gets a medal; Virtual Couch Potato Race; Pet Adoption Event & Rockin’ Adoption Show –Pets with Pasadena Humane Society and LA Animal Services will be available for adoption; Silent Auction; Kids’ Face Painting, DJ, and Pet Psychic; Food Trucks; Incentive Prizes for Fundraisers and Top Racers
This year’s events will benefit 27 dog, cat, horse, farm and exotic 501(c)3 animal welfare organizations, who together save thousands of animals’ lives. For more info about the event an all the animal non profits this event will benefit, visit website at www.therescuetrain.org