Broome County Humane Society hosts first Rescue Color Dash

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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) – The very first Rescue Color Dash hosted by the Broome County Humane Society took place on Saturday for a day full of color, exercise and support for the animals who are ready to find their homes forever.

The dash was a mile and ran along the Binghamton parade route, starting at the Belmar pub and ending a mile down the road at Washington Street where there was a post-race party with food and music.

All proceeds from the race went to help the animals at the Humane Society. Registration for the race was $ 30 per person, and participants received an official tee shirt, Tesorina Boutique sponsored sunglasses, a Strange Brew sponsored lunch, a bundle of colors and a rainbow tattoo. -sky included in the fee, allowing runners to be at their best at the dash.

Organizers say this is the first Color Dash event for the Humane Society, that community support has exceeded expectations and they look forward to next year. The organizers intend to make Rescue Color Dash an annual event.

“We didn’t really know what to expect, we were all playing by ear and we all had a blast,” said organizer Annie Taylor. “Down at the start line, we all threw away our packs of colors and then everyone left and everyone was laughing and it was a lot of fun.”

Organizers say they hope to have the next Color Dash in May 2022. But if the next one arrives sooner or later, you can stay updated on their website here.

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