ABOUT THE RACE
Distance: 1 mile and 2 mile
Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013
Location: Atlanta, GA - Piedmont Park
ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT:
The Greater Atlanta Veterinary Medical Society
Ed Williams - (404) 327-7738.
- Running with 1 dog or running without a dog = $25 if received by May 1; late & race day registration = $30
- Running with each additional dog add $15
- Runners welcome to enter without a dog but will not be eligible for awards.
- printable application
- online at active.com
- in store at Phidippides Ansley Mall - 404-875-4268
- Packet Pick up and On-site registration at Main Pavilion Piedmont Park 7:45 8:45am
1 mile run/walk - 9:00 a.m.
2 mile run - 9:30 a.m.
AWARDS & EXTRAS
1-mile Awards for overall M & F finishers with dogs, regardless of dog size. 2-mile Awards as follows:
Top 3 M & F finishers, regardless of dog size. Additional awards for: Top 3 M & F finishers with small dog (< 20 lbs); Top 3 M & F finishers with medium dog (2050 lbs) and Top 3 M & F finishers with large dog (> 50 lbs).
All participants will receive a 100% cotton short- sleeved T-shirt with colorful Dog Jog theme and bandanas for the dogs
Water will be provided at the finish for both dogs and humans, and at the halfway point for dogs. Race Veterinarians will be on hand to handle canine emergencies.
* All dogs entered must have proof of current rabies vaccination.
* By law, all dogs must be licensed.
* All Participants must sign injury/illness waiver.
* All dogs must be leashed at all times.
* All dogs must compete on a leash no longer than 6 feet.
* Puppies under 6 month may not compete in the 2-mile run.
* Female dogs in heat will not be allowed to compete.
* At the discretion of the race director or race veterinarian, dogs whose behavior is unruly or might prove hazardous to other participants, dogs, or spectators, may be requested to leave.
* No one dog may participate in both the 1-mile and 2-mile races.
* Individuals may run with more than one.
* Baby strollers for both babies and dogs are allowed.
IMPORTANT: This event is safe for the canine runner that has been properly trained. In the case of an animal emergency, veterinary aid will be available. However, you are responsible for the pre-conditioning of your pet. Because of the large numbers of dogs participating, the race directors reserver the right to refuse entry to any dog whose participation could prove hazardous to themselves or others. All decisions from judges are final.