The RSPCA Rescue Run is kicking off today, with participants taking on thechallenge of running 67km over two weeks, to raise funds that will helpprevent animal cruelty.

The 67km goal represents the 67 animals that currently experience crueltyevery day. Every dollar raised from RSPCA Rescue Run will help RSPCAinspectors investigate the 14,425 cruelty reports received each year.

The RSPCA is seeking to raise $150k through its Rescue Run initiative, and attime of publishing, more than $92k had already been raised.

Inbar Millo, Senior Fundraising Manager, RSPCA NSW, encourages everyone to getinvolved with the Rescue Run.

“Whether you’re a dog-lover, cat-person, or prefer more exotic creatures inyour life, this is your chance to get moving for animals in need,” said Millo.

Sign-up to the RSPCA Rescue Run online to receive a personal fundraising pageand access to resources to share your progress with family and friends.

The 67km challenge can be completed in one day or multiple days during themonth and participants are encouraged to share their progress on social mediawith the RSPCA NSW community by using @RSPCANSW and #rescuerun.

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