2016 paws4people 8th Annual 5K/1 Mile Fun Walk

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Presented By:

healing hounds logo Front Street Brewery logo Sponsor Logo. Omega Sports

If you are interested in becoming a Sponsor, please contact Beth Bridger, 803-727-5627, beth.bridger@paws4people.org.


 

THE RACE

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Sunday, April 17, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Empie Park
3405 Park Ave
Wilmington, NC 28403

 


 

DISTANCES OFFERED

 

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Participants may choose to run or walk this TIMED 5K course. The 1 Mile Run Walk is UNTIMED.  See course description below. This course is stroller friendly.
All well-behaved and leashed dogs may join us at the event.
Please brings bags to clean up after your pet!

 


 

START TIMES

 

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3:00 p.m. – 5K
3:05 p.m. – 1 Mile Fun Walk

 

Please plan to be at the start line 10 minutes prior to the start of the race wearing your race number on the front of your shirt. Walkers and strollers are asked to line up in the back.

 


 

ABOUT THE RACE

 

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It’s Wilmington’s OFFICIAL DOG RACE!

paws4people is hosting its 8th Annual 5K and 1 Mile Fun Walk at Empie Park, Sunday April 17 at 3 p.m. Prizes awarded to top runners in each categories, including dogs!

paws4people is a local non-profit that places highly trained Assistance Dogs with children and veteran clients at NO COST! Come out to support a life changing cause!

 


 

ABOUT THE CAUSE

 

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paws4people foundation raises, trains, and places Assistance Dogs with children, veterans, military dependents, and civilians living with disabilities. The organization provides certification, insurance, and support for the client/dog teams for the duration of their career at NO COST!

 


 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

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Saturday, April 16, 2016
Front Street Brewery
9 N Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

11 – 2:00 p.m. – Packet Pickup & Onsite Registration

Omega Sports
3501 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403

3- 5:00 p.m. – Packet Pickup & Onsite Registration

Sunday, April 17, 2016
Empie Park
3405 Park Ave
Wilmington, NC 28403

2:oo p.m. – On-site Registration/Packet Pickup opens
2:45 p.m. – On-site Registration/Packet Pickup closes
3:00 p.m. – 5K Starts
3:05 p.m. – 1 Mile Fun Walk Starts
4:00 p.m. – Awards (this time is approximate)

 


 

THE COURSE

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PARTICIPANT PERKS

 

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RACE SHIRTS:
Participants who register by Friday, April 8, 2016 will be guaranteed a race shirt. The shirts are made of a cotton/polyester blend and are available in Youth Sizes S-L and Unisex sizes S-XXL.

DOG BANDANNAS:
Dog bandannas are guaranteed through Friday, April 8, 2016.

 


 

AWARDS

 

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  • Overall top 3 Men and Women in the 5K
  • Overall top 3 Men and Women with dogs in 5K
  • Top Male, Female, Male w/ dog, & Female w/ dog in age groups: 10& Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

 


 

PACKET PICKUP & ONSITE REGISTRATION

 

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Saturday April 16, 2016
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Front Street Brewery
9 N Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Omega Sports
3501 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403

Sunday, April 17, 2016
2:00 – 2:45 p.m.

Empie Park
3405 Park Ave.
Wilmington, NC 28403

 

Pre-registered participants may pick up their race numbers and shirts at packet pick up listed above. For those who wish to register in person, you may do so at any Packet Pickup listed above.

 


 

PARTICIPANT FEES

 

Register online to save!

5K

Through March 31  – $30

Day of Race – $40

1 Mile

Through March 31 – $20

Day of Race – $30

Volunteer

Volunteer with shirt – $10

Volunteer without shirt – FREE

Online registration closes at midnight on April 13, 2016. There is a $3 online credit card processing fee.

 


 

REGISTRATION

 

Select Your Event to Register Online

 

Available Events Price Signup fee Qty*
5K $30.00 (USD)    $3
1 Mile Fun Walk $20.00 (USD)    $3
Volunteer with shirt $10.00 (USD)    $2
Volunteer no shirt $0.00 (USD)   

* Please allow 10-20 seconds for registration to load.


 


 

 

SPONSORS

Thanks for your support!

 

READY, SET, RUN PRESENTING SPONSORS:

healing hounds logo Front Street Brewery logo Sponsor Logo. Omega Sports

PLATINUM PAWS SPONSORS:

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GOLD BONE SPONSORS:

 

SILVER BOWL SPONSORS:

 

BRONZE BISCUIT SPONSORS:

Powell Bail Bonding

 


 

ADDITIONAL RACE INFORMATION

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PARKING
Parking is available at Empie Park.

OTHER ACTIVITIES
There will be raffle prizes and a social gathering at Empie Dog Park at the conclusion of race, where Trolly Stop will have food for available for purchase.

 


FAQ & GUIDELINES
Waiver: The Registration Agreement & Liability Waiver is linked to the Online Registration. This must be selected and approved during registration.

Packet Pick-Up: Family or Friends may pick-up your Race Packet at Packet Pick-Up.

On-Site Registration: Registration is available starting one hour prior to race start. It closes 20 minutes prior to start.

Timing: Jaguar Bib Chip Timing will be used to time this race

Weather: This race is rain or shine. It will be postponed, rescheduled or cancelled if a severe weather warning is in effect.

Refunds:
There are no refunds, registration will be accepted as a donation to paws4people.

Entries are not transferable to other races Timed by Go Time as each race is organized by a different group. We must stick to this policy as race items have been purchased based on current registrations and it is not fair to choose who receives a refund and who does not.