Event Times:

7:30 a.m……Registration/Number Pick-up

8:00 a.m……5K Run/Walk

Award ceremony following the race!

Age groups:

Chihuahuas >9    

Poodles 10-14    

Labradors 15-18    

Golden Retrievers 19-39

Dalmatians 40-59    

Greyhounds 60+

Registration and Entry: free! This is an awareness event and does not cost the community. Applications will be accepted online at www.valdostahaven.org You can also mail your form to:  PO Box 5382 Valdosta, GA 31601. Fax 229-244-2647 Or email SARCadvcocate@valdostahaven.org

T-Shirts: All participants who register by September 11th will receive a “Walking Paws for a Cause” t-shirt prior to the race.  We would like each participant to wear the t-shirt during the race.  Shirts will be given out to participants registering after the deadline on a “first-come, first-serve” basis. 

Packet Pick-Up: Call or email for information on how to pick up your race number early.  Race day pick up will be at Freedom Park, at the marked flag near the track from 7:30am to 8:00am.  This will be where the race will start!

Award metals will be given to Overall Male and Overall Female as well as the Top Male and Top Female in each age group.

More Information: Contact Taylor Strickland at (229) 539-2275 or E-mail SARCadvocate@valdostahaven.org.

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The Haven

P.O. Box 5382

Valdosta, Georgia 31603