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Push-ups for Pups fitness charity event to benefit Humane Society of Marion County

A “Push Ups for Pups” event benefitting the Humane Society of Marion County will come to a local CrossFit location in the coming weeks.

CrossFit Pinnacle will host the event at their location (7175 S Pine Avenue) on Saturday, November 14, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

There are multiple ways to participate, including nominating and sponsoring an athlete to participate in the event, sponsoring push-ups (or the removal of push-ups), sponsoring shirts, or adopting some of the animals that will be at the event.
For more information on this event, visit the Push-ups for Pups event page.

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