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Sign up to be a Charity Athlete and help raise funds for the animals through your participation in any race!


Love to run, walk, bike, hike, climb, row, ski or swim and love animals?

Charity Athletes raise life-saving funds for orphaned animals at Seattle Humane by participating in any race including marathons, half marathons, 5Ks, bike races, personal fitness challenges, and more. Do what you love while helping the animals in our care! Become a Seattle Humane Charity Athlete today!

step 1Sign Up for Charity Athlete: For just a $25 registration fee, you’ll receive a performance race shirt and other great benefits while helping the thousands of animals in our care! Learn more about the perks or contact us for more information.

step 2Choose Your Race: Choose the race(s) you want to participate in and register for them separately. We offer discounts to Seattle's major marathons, as well as discounts on training.

step 3Log In and Fundraise: Your Participant Center makes it easy to customize your personal fundraising page. You can share photos, blog, send e-mails requesting donations, track your fundraising progress, and more. You can also use a donation collection form to mail gifts received in person.

Evolution Running

Need some run training for an upcoming Half Marathon or 5K? Seattle Humane has
partnered up with Seattle-based run training company Running Evolution to offer
Charity Athletes two exclusive discounts.

You'll receive the discount codes and links when you sign up as a Charity Athlete.

  • Want to train for a 5K?  Try Running Evolution’s virtual Couch to 5K program is now FREE! The program comes with a 4-week schedule, 4 audio companions from a running coach to help with your form and more, E-mail support, a Facebook group with others that are training, and handouts on nutrition and training!

Ava - SHS shelter dogSeattle Humane cares for thousands of orphaned companion animals every year. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are able to provide dogs, cats and critters with food, shelter, and medical care until we find them homes of their own.

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