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Run For Their Lives 5K & Cat Fest

October 5, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Banner Advertising 5K Run For Their Lives 2019

We’re celebrating our 25th anniversary with a big, family-friendly celebration of all things CAT on Saturday, October 5. Come for the 5K and stay for Cat Fest!!

5K EVENT LOCATION: SAFE Haven for Cats, 8431-137 Garvey Drive, Raleigh



Regular Registration (September 1 – October 4)
Race Registration With No T-Shirt: $20 + Fees
Race Registration With T-Shirt: $28 + Fees


  • Competitive Race
  • Fun Run/Walk – Dogs & Strollers Welcome!
  • Activities for Kids

Join fellow animal lovers in warm-ups before tackling a unique course that features some long grades up and down, a view of a geese-filled lake and a challenging start and finish. Lace-up your kicks with SAFE Haven for Cats to raise money for homeless cats on Saturday, October 5, 2019. The race will start and finish at SAFE Haven for Cats (8431-137 Garvey Drive, Raleigh, NC 27616).

The event includes a timed 5K race and an untimed 5K Fun Run/Walk. Dogs can run/walk with their owners in the Fun Run and strollers are welcome too.

On Your Mark…Get Set…Click Here for more information!

After the 5K stay for cat-tastic activities for everyone to enjoy!

PRICE: $10 includes lunch and all the activities listed below:


  • Cat Yoga
  • Coffee by Bad Cat Coffee Co. & Purr Cup Café
  • Funny Cat Videos
  • Bouncy Obstacle Course
  • Kids Crafting for Cats
  • Face Painting
  • Cat Poetry/Story Open Mic
  • Lunch (Vegan & Vegetarian options too!)
  • Tours of SAFE Haven for Cats
  • Cat-themed Costume Contest
  • Dog Play/Pool Area
  • Vendors – shop for your pet, custom-designed beds and toys, visit with veterinarians and pet stores
  • Kitty Corn Hole
  • Selfie Station sponsored by BC/DC Ideas

Bring a new kitty friend home for just $50 at our adoption event!

Click here to save your spot!


October 5, 2019
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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SAFE Haven for Cats
8431-137 Garvey Dr
Raleigh, NC 27616
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