Hamster races to help Humane Society

Petland of Columbus will be having hamster races Saturday at 2 p.m. with proceeds from the event going to benefit the Humane Society.

Area hamsters are invited to participate.

The hamsters are placed in hamster wheels fitted to miniature racing vehicles and raced down a 3-foot course.

Hamsters will be available for purchase the day of the race.

There will be face painting and ice cream.

Petland is located at 5592 Whitesville Road.