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Pets, people run to benefit SPCA

Posted November 17, 2014

Hundreds of pets and people donned their holiday best for a brisk 5K sunday to benefit the SPCA of Wake County. Photos: InBetween the Blinks Photography

— More than 500 people registered to run for the animals Sunday morning in Raleigh.

The SPCA of Wake County held its Santa Paws 5K race on the campus of Dorothea Dix.

WRAL's Gerald Owens and Tara Lynn volunteered for the event.

Santa Gerald posed with runners after the race; Tara was behind the camera.


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  • iopsyc Nov 18, 2014

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    There are occasional 5Ks that benefit nursing homes, meals on wheels, and the like. You sort of have to dig to locate them, but they do exist.

  • Lisa Menendez Nov 17, 2014
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    It's amazing how people never run for our senior citizens confined to a nursing home and who are often neglected..