Hill’s Annual Homeward Bound 5k
Saturday, November 9, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am (day of registration begins at 7:30 am)
Race details: This event is a 5k race in which you can run, jog, or walk with any of your friends- human and four-legged! All dogs are welcome to join you! This year’s theme is Superheroes and Sidekicks! So grab your running shoes, your friends (both furry and human), and your favorite costumes because this will be a race you do not want to miss!
Race Location: Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 240 Wise Center Drive, Starkville, MS 39762
Awards: First place will win two months (equivalent of two large bags) of Hill’s Pet Food for one cat/dog in addition to a box of pet treats. Second place will receive a one large bag of pet food and a box of pet treats. Third place will receive a small bag of pet food and a box of pet treats. Places 4th-10th will receive a bag of treats. Halloween contest winner will also receive a large bag of food and a box of treats! There will also be a multitude of raffle giveaways from local businesses.
Proceeds: All proceeds will be donated to the Homeward Bound Project of MS. The Homeward Bound Project of MS is a 501©(3), non-profit organization operating since 2007 in Starkville, MS. Homeward Bound is run entirely by volunteers, most of whom are attending or working at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. They work with shelters in Mississippi to transport adoptable dogs (and sometimes cats) to adoption guaranteed rescues in the Northeast, thereby giving them a chance at a better life.
Entry Cost information: $20. T-shirts will be guaranteed for all of those who register by October 22nd, 2019. Day of registration will be from 7:30am-8:30am.