TUSCUMBIA — The Dogtrot 5k run and 1 mile run Saturday will help the Colbert County Animal Shelter purchase pet food, kitty litter, medical supplies and other supplies needed for the cash-strapped animal shelter to remain open.

Registration for the 5k run is $25 and $20 for the 1 mile fun run. The run will take place on the Tennessee Valley Authority Muscle Shoals Reservation nature trails. Participants should meet at the main jogging trail on Reservation Road.

Check-in begins at 7:45 a.m. The 5k run begins at 8:30 a.m. while the fun run begins at 9 a.m.

A $5 donation will enter participants in a drawing of prizes, including pet goodie bags. Dogs are welcome as long as they are on a non-retractable leash.

For more information, contact Alex Terrell at 256-291-7782 or Melanie Orseske at 256-443-9201.

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