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13th Annual Furry 5K Fundraiser: The Fast & The Furriest!

May 22, 8:00AM - 10:00AM

Calling all runners, walkers, and dog lovers!! Welcome to the 13th annual Cedar Bend Humane Society Furry 5K Run/Walk! This event is open to all animal lovers and their K-9 companions. We are very excited to announce we are having the event IN PERSON this year. 

Bring your dog!
Individuals with dogs are encouraged to bring their pet along for the fun while you complete the 5K. For everyone’s safety, please no retractable leashes; leash lengths no longer than six feet; no female dogs in heat; dogs must be on a leash at all times; all dogs must be licensed and current on vaccines.

If available, CBHS adoptable dogs will be there to cheer you on! This year they will be pranced around by CBHS Volunteers and not available to be walked by the general public.

Taking photos and videos to share is a must! Use #CBHSFastFurriest to get involved on social media. 

$40: Receive a commemorative CBHS Furry 5K t-shirt and a swag bag from our sponsors.
$20: Participate in the Furry 5K without receiving a t-shirt or swag bag. 

Register HERE! 
$40: Receive a commemorative CBHS Furry 5K t-shirt and a swag bag from our sponsors.
Last day is May 13th at Noon!

Not from the Cedar Valley but still want to support Cedar Bend Humane Society? No worries! You can participate from anywhere across the state, country, or world! Shirts and sponsor giveaways are not available to anyone who will not be able to pick them up in person. Shipping is not available.

$20: Participate in the Furry 5K without receiving a t-shirt or swag bag.

May 22nd, 2022
Race Starts at 8am! Participants are encouraged to arrive by 7:30am. 
Big Woods Recreation Park South Shelter 
1228 Big Woods Road
Cedar Falls IA 50613

T-shirt pick up 
Friday, May 20th and Saturday, May 21st from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cedar Bend Humane Society
Adoption Building Parking Lot
1166 W. Airline Hwy, Waterloo, IA 50703

Don't want to participate but still help us save lives? Donations can be made through our secure donation portal or PayPal.

Interested in volunteering? We'd love your help! Contact Skyler at cbhsvolunteer@gmail.com for available volunteer opportunities. 

Visit CBHSFurry5k.itsyourrace.com for complete details. Your participation is life-saving. We hope to see you there! 



Thank you to our 2022 Furry 5K Sponsors

























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Cedar Bend Humane Society
1166 West Airline Highway 
Waterloo, IA 50703-9634



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