Gifford Cat Shelter VIRTUAL Meow Mile 5K

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  • 10.16.2020 @ 12:01 AM
  • Anywhere, Massachusetts
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About This Event
Run, walk or pounce your way to your own personal finish line at 2020's VIRTUAL Meow Mile 5K!

While we sadly won't be meeting in person this year, you can still get moving to benefit the Gifford Cat Shelter as we provide housing, medical care, and eventually forever homes for cats in need.

How it works: Log 3.1 miles anytime between Friday October 16th and Sunday October 18th and fill in your time the survey sent out to participants. Use whatever app/method works for you: Strava, Fitbit, Garmin, Charity Miles, Mapmyrun, etc. - we won't be awarding prizes for speed, so it's quite flexible.

All entrants will receive a Meow Mile neck gaiter (aka "buff") good as a face covering, sweat band, and neck warmer for cooler times, and will be entered to win a gift card TBD.
About Gifford Cat Shelter
Founded in 1884, Gifford Cat Shelter is the oldest no-kill, cage-less animal shelter in the US, providing care for adoptable cats and kittens while they await their furever homes.
Support A Runner
Even if you don't participate, you can help by supporting a runner or donating directly to Gifford Cat Shelter. Click the link below to see a list of fundraisers who would love your support: https://racewire.com/fundraise.php?id=987
Fundraising
We thank you for registering and fundraising for Gifford Cat Shelter. In order to set up your fundraising page, when registering, you need to create a RaceWire account. Sign into your RaceWire account, and scroll down to "Upcoming Events." Where you see "Gifford Cat Shelter 2020", there should be a little dollar sign below. Click here to set up your fundraising page.
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Sub Event Cost Distance
$35.00 5km
I know that running a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I assume all risks associated with running in this event including, but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, dehydration, traffic, and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Gifford Cat Shelter, the City of Boston and all sponsors, race directors, their agents and volunteers, their representatives and successors from all claims and liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings, and any other record of this event for a legitimate purpose. I acknowledge that entry fees are non-refundable for any reason and that my right to participate in this event (or if this event is cancelled) is non-transferable. SecureFeeā„¢ Registration Cancellation Insurance is offered in most states. If purchased, your registration may be covered for one of the covered reasons stated in the policy.