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Casey Christie / The Californian

A pair of small dogs get moving on the bike path through Yokuts Park during the annual H.A.L.T. event in 2013.

Helping Animals Live Tomorrow (H.A.L.T.) Rescue is gearing up for its 5th Annual 5K and 10K fun run fundraiser June 7 at Yokuts Park.

This year's race will be held in memory of Gordon Dole, a local philanthropist, businessman and animal lover.

Runners can register online at Cost is $25 per runner plus a $1.25 PayPal fee. Online registration closes June 4.

Interested persons may also sign up by emailing or on race day at the park starting at 6 a.m.

Both races kick off at 8 a.m.

H.A.L.T. has been rescuing and finding homes for more than 100 dogs annually for the past six years.

Festivities include a runner's lunch and an array of gift drawings. There will also be more than a dozen vendors and demonstrations.

Runners may bring their canine pals to the race.