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Ride Like an Animal Motorcycle Run 2023

SepSeptember 9 2023

9:00am - 3:00pm T. J. O'Connor Animal Shelter

627 Cottage Street, Springfield, MA 011014
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Please join us Saturday, September 9, 2023, from 9:00am to 3:00pm for Foundation for TJO Animals Annual Ride Like an Animal Motorcycle Run to benefit animals in need at the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control & Adoption Center.

Online registration begins now and runs through August 31st. Pre-registered riders are guaranteed their official RLAA t-shirt.

  • Register Online $30 – Includes t-shirt, wrist band, entrance to after party, 1 meal ticket.
  • Register For After Party Only $15.00 – Includes 1 meal ticket. T-shirts available to buy separately.
  • Children under 12 ride FREE

Riders Registering Day of Event – $30: Registration begins at 9am at the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control & Adoption Center, 627 Cottage Street, Springfield, MA. T-shirts will be available to purchase while supplies last.

Kick stands up at 10:45 am with the ride leaving at 11:00am for a scenic ride through western MA. The party continues afterwards at the Ludlow Elks, 69 Chapin Street with live music from Mike Smith from the Tom Ingram band, lunch (vegetarian options available), great raffles, vendors,games, and more!

Your participation in this great event helps to provide much needed medical care to the many animals that call TJO their temporary home.

Everyone attending the after party ONLY, including children, MUST have a ticket.


For more information, please contact the Foundation for TJO Animals at 413-306-5161 or email us at

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