5K Doggie Dash

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September 19, 2020

Virtual Race starts at 10:00am!  You may receive an email/text stating it’s at 8:55am – this is so we can send text message reminders to you of where to go for our Facebook Live interaction to get your race started as well as some important information about how to log in your results should you be tracking your time. Unfortunately, due to COVID 19 we are going full virtual and will not be holding it at the Spring Valley Park this year. We do appreciate everyone’s patience and understanding through this difficult time in our world! We’re in this together, let’s have a great time!  We’re excited to have you and can’t wait to see and hear about your experience! 

Join us at Spring Valley Park OR our FIRST Virtual Fun 5K for our 10th Annual Doggie Dash! Come out and walk or run the trails at the beautiful Spring Valley Park while raising money for the SPCA of Southwest Michigan. This is a family friendly event with more than just a race; bring your kids, bring your dog, bring your friends!

Due to COVID 19, only the first 100 registrants may participate at the park location, all others must register as VIRTUAL 5K.  Activities (obstacle course, vending sales, family activities) will be subject to COVID mandates and we will adjust accordingly to comply. Please stay posted here for any updates and changes due to COVID regulations.

Check-in, same day registration starting at 9 am and activities such as an obstacle course for the dogs, activities for the family and vendor sales, all starting at 9 am. Race begins at 10 am! This is a self-timed event. Be sure to check out back closer to the race to find out more about other activities taking place!

For Virtual Racers: This is open to anyone, anywhere in the world. You must start your run/walk at the scheduled time for the race which is 10:00am EST. Even though this is not a timed race, you are welcome to submit your time onto the app under “RESULTS”. 

Packet Pick Ups are scheduled for the week of the event from Monday, September 14, 2020 – Friday, September 18, 2020 1:00pm – 7:00pm. 

Kids under 12 are free! Shirt not included. Extra t-shirts are available for purchase. Large group registration discounts available starting at 6 people or more.

Strollers welcome.

Dog(s) not required to participate in the race. All dogs must be well behaved and leashed. Please review all requirements to bring your dog to the event.

All registrations fees are final. In the case of severe weather, the race may be delayed up to 1 hour for the weather to clear. If hazardous conditions continue, the race reserves the right to cancel without reschedule or refund.

Dog requirements:

All dogs must be at least 4 months of age and kept on a non-retractable, 6ft or shorter leash at all times. Dogs must be current with all vaccinations. Owner must keep their dogs under control and clean up after their animals. Bags will be provided. In the instance where the dog(s) require medical attention at or after the event for any reason, the owner is responsible for transportation, medication, treatment and hospitalization. The pet owners assume all risk and responsibility for any damages to person, property or other animals caused by their dog(s).

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-09-08



Virtual 5k Walk/Run

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5K Walk/Run at the Park

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