Join the Friends of the Shelter Dogs and our Ohio University affiliate Bobcats of the Shelter Dogs for the third annual Shelter Dog Strut: 5K-9 Run/Walk and be a part of our mission – to help dogs from the Athens County Dog Shelter.
The event will be held at the Eclipse Company Store in The Plains, Ohio. All ages and skill levels of runners, walkers, and friendly 4-legged companions are encouraged to get out and take part in this family friendly event on Saturday, April 18th!
Run/walk starts promptly at 11am. (Registration/Check in starts at 10:00 am) ♦♦♦ Dogs attending on race day MUST be well-behaved, friendly with other dogs, vaccinated, and on a NON-RETRACTABLE LEASH ♦♦♦
The out-and-back 5K Run/Walk course will start and end on Jackson Drive near the entrance to the bike path at the Eclipse Company Store. If you or your four-legged companion can’t complete the entire 5K course- you can turn around at any of the mile markers along the path.Participants who register before March 31 will be guaranteed an event t-shirt.Prizes will be awarded to the Top three runners overall, Top 3 dogs and Top 3 Youth Under 12.PLUS: special prizes will be awarded in pooch participant categories posted on race day.
After you finish your race- hang out on the lawn for a FREE Concert. Stay for lunch and a cold beer at the Eclipse Company Store with a variety of hand -pattied burgers, smoked wings, fresh salads, and more than 40 craft beers on tap.