Run for PAWS in the Philadelphia Marathon

MarathonFor the third year running, PAWS is an official Charity Partner of the Philadelphia Marathon!

Make your run even more meaningful by raising funds for the city’s most vulnerable animals. PAWS has a limited number of guaranteed entries for runners who raise funds for our lifesaving efforts ($1,000 fundraising minimum for half marathon/8K runners, $1,500 for full marathon runners).

2015 race registration is open! To learn more and join the team, contact Allison Homer at or 215-298-9680 ext. 15.

8KRunnerscrpRunners for PAWS will receive:

  • One race entry code that guarantees your spot in the Philadelphia Marathon, Half Marathon, or 8K.
  • PAWS gear as thanks for your fundraising efforts (including a PAWS t-shirt, bandana, hat, mug, and bracelet).
  • Fundraising resources to help you reach your goal (including a personalized online donation page, sample messages for supporters, and fundraising tips)

Already registered for the Marathon but want to join the team and support PAWS by raising funds? We would be so grateful for your support. Please contact us to get started!


Thanks to the 2014 PAWS team, who together raised nearly $16,000 for PAWS’ lifesaving efforts. Meet the 2014 PAWS team:

Colleen Kucera – PAWS kitten foster and feral cat caretaker. Top fundraiser!
Karen VanHolt – proud adopter of Doyle and Celine
Michelle Craren – proud adopter of Marta
Kim Mabry – team member two years running
Benjamin Bouton and Tara Bouton – adopters of special needs cats Jack and Maggie
Manuela Muttoni – first time marathon runner and dog lover
Rebecca Lindstrom – PAWS foster and volunteer
Amy Carrier – proud adopter of Sara
Andy McGowan – proud adopter of Buckus and Tulip
Nigel Spencer-Maggs
Jessica Clegg
Jessica Vilotti