Thank you to everyone who braved the rain and ran (or walked) to save lives. The event was a huge success and we thank you for being a part of it! We hope to see you again next year!

Results for the 8K Run Click here

T-shirt and prize pickup will be available at the Blazer Development Office June 29-July 2nd 9 am-5 pm

Rain Date for the VIP Party will take place on July 7th. An e-vite will be sent to all eligible participants soon

Save homeless pets at PAWS Chicago and run in the chip-timed 8K, or walk in the pet-friendly 4K.

Participate and fundraise to help end pet overpopulation. 100% of funds raised benefit homeless pets. 

The event will take place rain or shine.

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All Participants Receive an Ultra Soft Participant T-Shirt and Shopping Tote

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Fundraise $125, Earn a Swag Bag, and Access to the VIP Fundraiser Post-Race Party!

All VIP Fundraisers receive: post-race party access | a standout lifesaver shirt | swag bag | mason jar | pet bandanna | sunglasses and more!

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Special Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors Who Help Make This Event Possible:

Presenting Sponsors:

Zoetis   Unleashed by Petco

Official Sponsors:

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Hinsdale Pet Memorial Services   The Professional Moving Specialists Logo 


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Participating Sponsors:

 Sit Means Sit Dog Training  Massage Envy  Blum Vets   West Loop Vet Logo                    

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Campaign Progress

Lives Saved


Top Participants
  1 -  $3,000 PAWSTAR Badge Elly Greenspahn ($6,860.00)
  2 -  $3,000 PAWSTAR Badge Frank Coco ($6,675.00)
  3 -  $3,000 PAWSTAR Badge Collette Cummins ($5,610.00)
  4 -  $3,000 PAWSTAR Badge Kitty Wilde ($5,051.00)
  5 -  $1,200 PAWSTAR Badge Brian Granahan ($2,660.50)
  6 -  $1,200 PAWSTAR Badge John Poppe ($2,340.51)
  7 -  $1,200 PAWSTAR Badge Rita Edidin ($2,200.00)
  8 -  $1,200 PAWSTAR Badge Jenny Rhoades ($2,179.11)
  9 -  $1,200 PAWSTAR Badge Erica Kazimir ($2,050.00)
  10 -  $1,200 PAWSTAR Badge Will Shaw ($1,540.00)
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