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Join us for the 2019 SAFE Haven 5k Run / Walk!

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 the Cat Fest!! The race will start and finish at SAFE Haven for Cats and you will have an opportunity to visit with all the cats and kittens on Race Day! There will be vendors, tours of the shelter and more so come enjoy a day of family fun.

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

RACE START TIME: 8:30 AM

SAFE Haven for Cats 5k The Race Begins

The 5k Race begins!

RACE PRICES:

Regular Registration (September 1 – October 4)

SAFE Haven for Cats 5k The Race Ends

Whew! The Race is finished!

ACTIVITIES:

  • 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.

SAFE Haven for Cats 5k The Walk Begins

Take your time on the Fun Run / Walk.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE:

RUN or WALK: Then stick around for the cat-tastic activities that everyone will enjoy!

FUNDRAISE: Learn how you can sprint for saving lives by creating a fundraising team.

SPONSOR OR BE A VENDOR:

Be a sponsor or vendor

You can also be a sponsor or vendor. We have plenty of options for companies and small businesses. If you would like to become a sponsor or a vendor please contact Pam Miller at pam@safehavenforcats.org.

Get your Mobile Race Apps here!

After the Run / Walk join us for the Cat Fest!

AFTER RACE / WALK CAT FEST ACTIVITIES:

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  • Cat Yoga
  • SnoCones
  • 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
  • Adoption Specials $50
  • 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

Learn more about the Cat Fest here!

2019 5k Run / Walk

Get your Mobile Race Apps here!

New! Cat Fest 2019

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2018 5k Gallery
by Mary Ka

Thanks to Our Sponsors!

Cat's Meow:

2019 Cat Fest 5k Cat’s Meow Sponsor The Cat Hospital of Durham and Chapel Hill

The Cat Hospital of Durham and Chapel Hill

Cat’s Pajamas:

2019 Cat Fest 5k Cat’s Pajamas Sponsor Complete Pet Care Animal Hospital

Complete Pet Care Animal Hospital

Cat’s Pajamas:

2019 Cat Fest 5k Cat’s Pajamas Sponsor PetPeople - Good. Healthy. Fun.

PetPeople - Good. Healthy. Fun.

Cat’s Eye:

2019 Cat Fest 5k Cat’s Eye Sponsor Omega Sports

Omega Sports

Cat’s Eye:

Anonymous

Cat’s Eye:

2019 Cat Fest 5k Cat’s Eye Sponsor Island Sound and Video

Island Sound and Video

Cat’s Eye:

2019 Cat Fest 5k Cat’s Eye Sponsor Azure Holland Mobile Veterinary Service

Azure Holland Mobile Veterinary Service

Catnip Mouse:

2019 Cat Fest 5k Catnip Mouse Sponsor Scott Ginsburg

Scott Ginsburg

Our Vendors:

2019 Cat Fest 5k Vendor Connie's Custom Creations

Connie's Custom Creations

2019 Cat Fest 5k Vendor Designs By Tina

Designs By Tina

2019 Cat Fest 5k Vendor Bad Cat Coffee

Bad Cat Coffee Co.

2019 Cat Fest 5k Vendor BCDC Ideas

BCDC Ideas

2019 Cat Fest 5k Vendor Studio Tails

Studio Tails

2019 Cat Fest 5k Vendor Purr Cup Café

Purr Cup Café

2019 Cat Fest 5k Vendor The Purring Saw

The Purring Saw

2019 Cat Fest 5k Vendor Wonderland Mobile Massage

Wonderland Mobile Massage