Hit The Pavement 4 Paws 2023

Help support the Effingham County Humane Society by enjoying our 5k Walk/Run fundraiser!

***Event Details***

Saturday, July 1st, 2023

-You can register early at runsignup.com or the morning of the race at the check-in table  

$35.00 Entry Fee for 5K, $40.00 Entry Fee for 10K

-6:30 am – Race packets will be available for pickup the day of the race

7:30 AM – Race begins  with the start & finish lines at Teutopolis Community Park

-If signed up by June 19th, participants will get a bib, T-shirt, and medal! First come first serve the day of the race!

-Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers

This race will be timed.

Of-course this will be a dog-friendly event! (use common sense dog etiquette, dogs must be on leash at all times, ECHS is not liable for accidents)

We encourage participants to bring their own water bottles. There will be a waterbottle refill station set up along the race as well.

Thank you for your support – we hope to see you there!


Please contact Barb Staser (217)-821-0425 with any questions.


Located in the former Funkhouser School, the Effingham County Humane Society is committed to serving Effingham County and the surrounding area. Our shelter is sustained by fundraising, contributions, and adoption fees. We rely on these events and donations to keep our doors open. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization meaning that we receive no government funding. Your contribution will make an impact. Our future relies on you and your donations. Thank you and please stop in and see us and the many animals, they love visitors!

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