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Helping Animals Live Tomorrow Rescue to host 11th Annual Fun Run virtually

Posted at 9:47 PM, May 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-05 00:47:24-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — H.A.L.T. Rescue is holding its 11th Annual 5K/10K Fun Run June 6.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, H.A.L.T. will be holding the Fun Run virtually, with the winners being announced on June 6 at 10 a.m.

This year’s race marks H.A.L.T. Rescue’s eleventh year of successfully rescuing and re-homing over 100 dogs annually. This virtual race can be run, or walked from any location.

Runners are welcomed to participate with their canine pals, but consideration must be given to the weather and pets’ overall health. There will be awards for the top three finishers in each category.

If participants wish to compete for a medal, they will need to utilize one of the many free apps available on smartphones and send a screenshot to

Pre-registration costs $25 and ends on June 3 at 5 p.m.

Late registration is June 3 from 6 p.m. until June 6 at 8 a.m., and costs $30.

Open registration can be completed on-line or by a direct email to

H.A.L.T. Rescue is a non-profit organization that rescues and re-homes unwanted dogs in our community.