Endorsed by Curators:
WHAT - Anyone looking to run/walk a 5K race on varied terrain while helping local animals can participate in the Kitty Kat Haven & Rescue 5K Meow-A-Thon and Whisker Walk.
WHERE - Veteran's Park on Valleydale Road in Hoover/Birmingham.
WHEN - Saturday, April 14 - Check-in begins at 8 a.m. with the race starting at 9 a.m.
COST - Registration through April 9 is $25 for adults and $15 for children 10 years and under. Online registration ends April 9 at noon. Registration will also be available race day for $30 (adults) and $20 (children). All registered participants will receive a T-shirt and snack.
PARKING - There is ample free parking in the parks parking lot.
PRIZES AND FUN STUFF - Prizes will be awarded for overall first, second and third places in the male and female divisions. The event will also feature food trucks and live music.
RACE COURSE - The Veteran's Park course varies from level dirt/gravel sections to a wooded trail complete with roots and some challenging hills.
WHY - All funds from entry fees will benefit Kitty Kat Haven & Rescue, which is a no-kill, cage-free shelter for cats and kittens. It has successfully placed more than 400 cats into homes in the Birmingham and surrounding areas. It is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization operated entirely by volunteers and donations.
REGISTRATION - To register online or for more information go to https://runsignup.com/Race/AL/Birmingham/KittyKatHavenAndRescue5KMeowAThon .
KKH INFO - For more information about Kitty Kat Haven go to https://www.kittykathavenrescue.org .
WHAT TO BRING - Wear sturdy jogging or walking shoes and dress for the weather.
IMPORTANT TO KNOW - If you can, please register in advance. But if you cant, just come on out, and well get you signed up that morning.How to find us:The main park's main pavilion has been reserved for race events, and the start line is right next to that pavilion