Humans and canines are invited to join the fun at the 19th Annual 'Makin' Strides for Strays' Walkathon to benefit the homeless animals of A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter on Sunday, May 6 in downtown Naperville.
The walk begins with registration from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Naperville's Fifth Avenue Station, 200 E. 5th Avenue. A Blessing of the Animals is scheduled for 8:30, followed by a 5k walk through historic downtown Naperville and along the scenic riverwalk. Refreshments will be served along the route and at the finish line.
2012 Best in Show Walkathon sponsors are Pet Supplies Plus and Ryan Hill Realty; other sponsors include Invisible Fence, Ice Mountain, Belgios, Natura Pet Food, NutriSource and Qdoba.
For more information,visit www.adoptpetshelter.org or call 847-458-6366. A.D.O.P.T. is a non-profit, no-kill animal welfare organization in Naperville, Illinois. Last year alone, A.D.O.P.T. rescued and placed nearly 1,000 animals.