Race for the Rescues in Orange County

September 8: Join the race to save lives with a fundraiser and adoption day for dogs, cats, horses and wildlife of Southern California. Participate in the 5K, 10K, 1K Dog Walk, or the Kids’ Fun Run. After, stroll the vendor and adoption fair, enjoy food trucks, face painting, pet psychics, dog costume contest and more. Can’t join the race? You can donate or sign-up for the couch potato race or come for the vendor and adoption fair. Sunday, 7 a.m. – noon. $15-45. See their website for schedule and to register. The Great Park, Irvine. www.racefortherescues.org