The annual Walk, Wag, N’ Run event, a certified 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run, will be held on Aug. 24 at Lenox Park in Brookhaven. Entry into the runs includes a race t-shirt and a goodie bag. Participants can register online at active.com or ahimsahouse.org.
The event begins at 7:30 a.m. with the 5K Run, followed by a 1 Mile Fun Run at 8:45 a.m. Entry fee for the 5K is $30 in advance or $35 the day of the race. The Fun Run is $15.
Following the event, prizes will be awarded to overalls, masters, and to the top female and male finishers in nine age groups. Awards will be given to the Top 3 Dogs crossing the finish line.
The event benefits Ahimsa House, which provides emergency pet safe housing, veterinary care, pet-related safety planning, legal advocacy, a 24-hour crisis line, outreach programs, and other services to help the human and animal victims of domestic violence across Georgia.