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Fundraise the weekend away

Variety of fundraising events taking place throughout town this weekend

This weekend will be filled with fundraising events from a 5K to a motorcycle run to a bike wash. Anyone interested in getting out and taking part will have a few options from which to pick.

Road Angels Children’s Cancer Run

Starting off the events will be the Road Angels Children’s Cancer Run. A motorcycle run, the event will start with registration at 10:30 a.m at the Hitching Post Bar in Benedict. The ride will start at noon in Benedict with stops in Minot, Surrey, Granville. Velva and Sawyer before heading back to Benedict.

Along with the ride, there will be door prizes, raffle items and food. Road Angels Children’s Cancer Run will be raising money for Brave the Shave, a group that works to help support children with cancer and their families throughout the entire journey.

Bikini Bike Wash

Another fundraising event involving motorcycles will take place starting at 11 a.m. at the Magic City Harley-Davidson. Magic City Harley-Davidson, Ice Cold Ryders and Souris Valley Animal Shelter are inviting riders to bring their bike for their second annual Bikini Bike Wash.

Lunch will be served by the Ice Cold Ryders starting at 11 a.m. until gone with bikes being washed from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds from the free-will donation lunch and bike wash will be going towards the Souris Valley Animal Shelter Capital Campaign.

The Souris Valley Animal Shelter Capital Campaign is working towards expanding and updating the current shelter to create a more state-of-the-art shelter to continue all they do for animals in need in the community.

Rescue Run 5K

Ending the list of fundraising events taking place in Minot is the Rescue Run 5K. For Belle’s Sake Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation will be hosting a 5K run and walk starting at noon at Atypical Brewery and Barrelworks in downtown Minot.

Leaving from Atypical, the 5K will lead through Roosevelt Park and surrounding areas before returning to the brewery for a family friendly post-race party.

Medals will be awarded to the fastest three finishers in three different categories: men, women and children under 12. Each participant will receive a goody bag for taking part.

Dogs are welcome at the event, but must be on a leash at all times. Attendees are asked to be aware that the event will be a loud, crowded environment and want runners to put their dog’s emotional and mental health first. If a dog may be scared, anxious or overly excited, they encourage owners to leave them safely at home.

Those interested in taking part can register at runsignup.com/Race/ND/Minot/FBSRescueRun5K. Registration is $30 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under.

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