Shelter Shuffle 5K Set For March 29th
The Shelter Shuffle, an event designed to raise awareness for the
Animal Protective Association of Socorro (APAS), will be held at
Clark Field on March 29th. The first event, consists of
a timed 5K along 6th Street, for which the runners are
encouraged to bring their dogs. Runners must keep their dogs
leashed at all times, and all runners, including those without dogs
will start at the same time.
The second event will be a 1-mile fun walk/pet parade on the track
at Clark Field. For this more slow-paced activity, put your pet in
costume; APAS will be presenting prizes for their favorite
In addition, there APAS may have one or two dogs from the shelter
there for a limited version of one their adopt-a-thons. Can you
Lastly, a dog agility demonstration will be going on during the
latter part of the morning. You may have seen the shows on Animal
Planet; dogs running through obstacle courses against the clock. A
trainer from Belen will be present; who knows, you may want to sign
yourself and Rover up for lessons!
APAS will be providing most of the volunteers needed on race day,
so start planning to take part in this race. Don't forget that the
$10 race entry fee all goes toward APAS.