On 30 January, a devastating fire took place at Purrpaws for Life Animal Shelter in Vanderbijlpark. The shelter looks after 900 dogs and cats in total. The main house on the shelter’s property burnt down on the Wednesday night; due toa fire where 30 dogs were reported to have died.

With the upcoming Myrun scheduled for 17 February, Emerald Resort & Casino and Myrun would like your assistance your help. We’re collecting food items for the animals affected by the fire. Please feel free to bring along your dog for a run at this Myrun event.

Myrun hosts free and safe weekly timed running events, bringing like-minded people together, regardless of level of fitness. The events are hosted every Sunday and are open to everyone including children. Everyone can participate, no matter the person's fitness level.

Please register on and purchase your timing band before arriving for the event. Upon registration, please ensure that you select Emerald Resort as your venue, so that we know where you be collecting your timing band. Arrive on the day with your QR code and we will have your timing band waiting for you at the collection table.


Date:17 February starts 08:00 am
Time Timing Band Collection: From 07:30 am
Venue:Emerald Resort & Casino

2,5km or 5km run/walk