Tails of Courage is hosting their first annual 5k Run and Fun Walk fundraiser to raise awareness and funds to support their animal rescue mission. Tails of Courage is a no-kill shelter that strives to connect as many community members with animal companions of all shapes and sizes. Tails of Courage is encouraging people and pets of all ages to participate in the event. So come “run with the pack” through the streets of City Center Danbury, it’s going to be Pawsome!
Report by Paula Antolini
August 20, 2015 4:25PM EDT
Above photo: Kristan Exner, owner, Tails of Courage.
First Annual Tails of Courage “Run with the Pack” 5K Run and Fun Walk
, Aug. 29
T-Shirts will be provided to the first 150 registered participants and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 female and male finishers.
Cost to enter is $30. Same day registration is available with unlimited slots.
Any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 877-63-TAILS, Ext 705.
Tails of Courage is located at 39 Smith Street in Danbury. Sponsors for the race include: New Balance, Starbucks, Stew Leonard’s, 98Q Radio, Rita’s Ice & Frozen Custard, The Downtown Dog, Vanguard Logistics, Pet Valu and Culligan.
WHERE: Start and finish at the Danbury City Center Green. Course runs down Main Street to Rogers Park and back. The course is a certified runner’s course for qualifiers for larger races and marathons.
WHEN: Saturday, August 29, 2015. Registration ends at 8:00 am and the race kicks off at 8:30 am.
Celebrity Actor Thorsten Kaye from the television soap opera The Bold & the Beautiful will be in attendance. Thorsten has also appeared in the shows All My Children, One Life to Live, and will appear in a 2016 film But Deliver Us from Evil. Also to attend are Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and several other state and local dignitaries to kick off the race.