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We proudly present the 2020 SARLympics! It's a chance to go for gold while helping homeless, helpless animals through individual or team fundraising.


Registration and fundraising are now open! The SARLympics virtual competition will take place November 11-21 and includes something for every animal lover, whether you’re young or young at heart, a dogged athlete or a cat-napper.


Registration includes a SARL neck gaiter, virtual competition in various fun events, and an opportunity to fundraise for your chosen event! You can still help even if you don't participate. Check out our links below.

Virtual Opening Ceremonies will be held on November 11th to kick off the fun and inspire the participants. Daily prizes available for “most enthusiasm”, as well as awards to top fundraisers. The possibilities are endless and limited only by everyone’s desire to help animals, have fun, and be creative!  Want in?  Here’s how! 

To register…


First, decide how you want to participate:

  • Lone wolf (Individual 18+)

  • Lone wolf cub (Individual under 18)

  • Pack member (team of two or more, all ages)


Then choose your SARLympic event – we have several suggestions including:

  • Steps for the Shelter – Run, walk, or hike the route and distance of your choice

  • Pedal for Paws – Bike the route and distance of your choice on-road, off-road or stationary

  • Strut your Mutt – Walk your dog – or cat – any location and distance

  • Wooftastic Workout – choose your favorite exercise(s) and get that adrenaline pumping!

  • Putts for Mutts- Get out on the links and raise money for the shelter

  • Bow-wow Binge – Watch a full season of your favorite streaming show

  • Puzzle for Pets – Complete a 500+ piece jigsaw puzzle 

  • Color for Cats – Get those crayons going!  Complete a coloring book or create artwork of your own!

  • Just Wag It – Let your creative juices flow and design your own SARLympic fundraising activity!

Go for gold!

Your registration includes a SARL neck gaiter and the creation of your own fundraising page. Additional fundraising is optional, but highly encouraged!

The coveted SARLympics Gold Medal will be awarded to the Lone Wolf, Lone Wolf Cub, and Pack that raise the most money for SARL during the 10-day event.  

Daily prizes will also be awarded to top participants in each SARLympic event based on “most enthusiasm”, so send us pictures and video of your event! You can email them to us at: supportsarl@sarlnh.org, or be sure to tag us in your own Facebook or Instagram posts by @salemanimalrescueleague or using #2020SARLympics. We can’t wait to connect with all our virtual participants!

Thank you in advance for your participation, and for making a difference in the lives of homeless cats and dogs.


to our sponsors!

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