The first annual Dog Jog fundraiser takes place on August 26 starting at the west end of the Badlands Community Facility.

All proceeds from the event will be put towards benefitting the animals at the Drumheller and District Humane Society.

"We`re kind of using it to substitute the Caged for Kennels because I feel like it is more inclusive," said Kelcy Travis, President of the Drumheller and District Humane Society. "It involved the whole community and anyone who has a dog, (even) people who don't have a dog can come."

Participants can choose between 1 km, 3 km and 5 km.

"It will be a fun day and hopefully we have a good turnout, it's our first year doing it so we're trying to work out the kinks," noted Travis. "We've reached out to some other rescues and places to see if they would be interested in coming or suggesting some of their foster dogs attend."

The event will go from 11:00 a.m until 3:00 p.m. Some of the events will include dog agility challenges, games, prizes and a barbecue at Particpark.

"There is a handful of teams that are raising money. Credit Union is one, Heartwood Inn and a few other people that can particpate with coworkers or they can make it a family team," explained Travis.

They will be taking registrations during the morning of the event as well. There is a registration fee of $20.

To register follow this link.

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