Pups in the park 5k

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Race Details

 Date:  April 13, 2019
Time:  9:00 AM

Rock Creek Park
445 Martin Rd
Dawsonville, GA US 30534 

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Summary

 It's that time of year again, and the dogs are loose at Rock Creek Park in Dawsonville.

On April 13 you'll have a chance to help the dogs out by participating in the 3rd annual Pups in the Park 5K & Fun Run.  Tech shirt, Overall & age group awards, dog friendly, music, fun, loads of great stuff will be waiting for you after you finish a super fast 5K course. 


 EVENT BENEFICIARY


Proceeds from the event go to the Dawson County Humane Society, a NO kill shelter dedicated to finding homes for the homeless dogs & cats in Dawson County. 

Registration Fees

 Early Bird (through 3/31)

5K...$25
0K...$25
Virtual 5K...$25
Fun Run...$20

Regular (4/1 - 4/12)

5K...$27
0K...$25
Virtual 5K...$25
Fun Run...$20

Race Day

5K...$30
0K...$25
Virtual 5K...$25
Fun Run...$20

RACE FREE

Our goal is to raise $15,000 this year.  If you can help us out by raising $250, we'll refund your registration fee. 

Awards and Goodies

 

We have awards in the following categories:

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall Master's M/F (40 Years +)
  • Overall Grand Master M/F (50 Years +)
  • Overall Sr. M /F
  • Overall Master's M/F (40 Years +)
  • Overall Gr aster M/F (60 Years +)
  • Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+.  

Awesome race shirts (guaranteed in your size if you register by 4/7, afterwards they're available while supplies last.  

The fun doesn't end when you cross the finish line...the Humane society has loads of things lined up to make it a great day.

-Dog Show
-Chick-Fil-A Cow
-Jumpy Houses
-Dog Demonstrations
-Pet adoption
-Face Painting
-Food

Running Options

 HAVE A DOG THAT LIKES TO RUN?

It's a Dog's Day at the park.  You can bring your pooch to run the 5K or sit with you during the 0K.  We'll be handing out awards to the fastest dogs too! 

GROUPS & TEAMS

Grab your family, friends, and co-workers and participate as a team…you can score a great discount, and nothing will replace the additional fun.

5+...Save $2.50 (per runner)
11+…Save $3.75 (per runner) 
21+…Save $5.00 (per runner)
51+…Save $6.25 (per runner)
100+…Save $7.50 (per runner)

FIVE STAR CHAMPIONSHIPS & TURKEY TROT

All participants will automatically qualify for:
FREE entry into the Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot or the Early Bird Turkey Trot (Nov 2019).
Top finishers will also have the opportunity earn a spot in the Championships to be held on January 5, 2020. The number of spots available is based on the total registration...see event website for details.

EVENT COURTESY & REFUND POLICY

Our events are designed to be fun and for the entire family. With that in mind any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.

All registrations are final...We're sorry, but their are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event will go rain or shine...in the event of lighting or other dangerous conditions, the event would be cancelled...we're sorry, but there are no refunds in this instance

Unfortunately any shirts & swag not picked up by the event start will be forfeited.  We cannot mail shirt and giveaways.
 

Event Schedule

 April 7  11:59 pm - Deadline to guarantee shirt
April 13   8:00 am - Check In Opens
April 13   9:00 am - 5K & OK start
April 13 10:00 am - Fun Run Starts