The Dog Days 5k and 2 Mile Walk is an event benefitting Hub City Service Dogs, a nonprofit organization in Hattiesburg, Miss., that trains service dogs for individuals with medical disabilities. The race is a part of FestivalSouth, a multi-week event series in South Mississippi that offers free and ticketed art events to local residents and tourists.
At the 5K, there will be door prizes, breakfast by Topher’s, a Run-by Dog pageant with local celebrity judges (dogs to be identified during the run/walk by participants bib numbers), and custom awards for runners/walkers with and without dogs. Dogs must be up-to-date on vaccinations and on a fixed leash. Registration includes a 5th Anniversary Commemorative beach towel. T-Shirts are available for purchase through the registration process and the day of the event. The event will be timed by Diva Timing.
*Same-day registration will be $30.00 and begins at 6:00 a.m.