‘RUNNING CATS AND DOGS’ TO BENEFIT ANIMALS

‘RUNNING CATS AND DOGS’ TO BENEFIT ANIMALS

Critter-loving walkers and runners throughout the region will have the opportunity on Saturday, May 11, to get some exercise while supporting the Doña Ana County Government Center Kitty Condo Project and the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley.

The five-kilometer event will be staged from the north lawn of the Doña Ana County Government Center, with the route proceeding along the irrigation ditchbanks west of the building.

Advance registration fees are $20 for men and women 13 and older, $10 for participants 12 and under, and $50 for the family/group rate of up to five people. The rates go up on the day of the event to $25, $13 and $60, respectively. Advance registration and payment is available at www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2092742

Credit/debit-card payments will be accepted the day of the event.

The event is being produced by Precision Fitness of Las Cruces, with all proceeds after costs split between the Doña Ana County Government Center Kitty Condo Project and the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews: may call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (575) 525-5801.