Animals in Distress, an Upper Saucon Township no-kill animal sanctuary, will sponsor the 'Wag-Walk' Walk-A-Thon at Nockamixon State Park on Saturday, Oct. 19 (rain date: Sunday, Oct. 20).
Registration for the walk will begin at the marina at 10:30 a.m., with the 2.5-mile walk starting at 11:30 a.m. at the marina, which is off Rt. 563 east of Quakertown.
Registration the day of the event is $15; pre-registration is $10 (mailed registration forms must be postmarked by Oct. 14).
Prizes will be awarded to the top 20 participants in terms of sponsorship money that is raised.
All walk participants who raise $50 or more in pledges will receive a free T-shirt, and participants who raise $100 or more "will have their name put in for a chance at a variety of prizes," according to a pamphlet about the walk.
All proceeds from the event will benefit Animals in Distress.
For more information about how to register, and/or people/animal rules for the walk, visit www.animalsindistress-pa.org or call 610-966-9383.
Pre-registration forms and entry fees should be mailed to Animals in Distress Wag Walk c/o Kelly Hartnett, 2761 W. Fairview St., Allentown, PA 18104.