12 Sep '17, 9pm

6-year-old runs first 5K because he REALLY loves animals

6-year-old runs first 5K because he REALLY loves animals

Photograph courtesy of Hannah Crocker “It's because he runs a long way like me,” he says. “When I saw Mo Farah run, I thought maybe I would do that for the animal shelter.” RELATED: 11 Races You Should Run With Your Dog This isn't the first time the second-grader has raised money for the Cheltenham Animal Shelter, a non-profit organization that rescues stray cats, dogs and other domestic animals throughout Gloucestershire. Frank has also grown and sold vegetables from his family garden and climbed Pen y Fan, the tallest mountain in South Wales, to garner funds for his favorite charity. Entering a race without a bib is wrong... unless you aren't a human. “I really do love animals,” says Frank, the proud of owner of five fish, two dogs and one hamster. “The dogs are Arnold and Bruno,” he says. “We also have three baby and two grown-up fish and one hamster named Poppy, who ca...

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