When & Where

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Greenfield Lake Park
1739 Burnett Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28401


5K  –  TIMED
1 Mile  –  UNTIMED

Start Times

3:00 PM  –  5K Start
3:05 PM  –  1 Mile Start

2018 paws4people Results

It is the Official Dog Race of Wilmington! Come join paws4people for their 11th Annual 5K & 1 Mile Fun Walk! Last year you helped them raise over $20,000 for their Assistance Dog Placement Programs! Race and walk will take place at Greenfield Lake Park in Wilmington, NC. Other activities include a 50/50 Raffle, Puppy Kissing Booth and goodies from different vendors. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome to participate with their owners. We hope to see you there!

About the Cause

The paws4people foundation raises, trains and places certified Assistance Dogs with children, civilians, veterans, active duty military and military dependents living with disabilities. Assistance Dogs are valued at $60,000 and are provided to clients at NO COST!

5K Awards
• Top 3 Overall, Male
• Top 3 Overall, Female
• Top 3 Overall, Male WITH dog
• Top 3 Overall, Female WITH dog

Race Swag

 Race Shirts will be guaranteed to participants who register by 11:59pm on Monday, March 11, 2019 . The shirts are available in Youth S-M and Adult Unisex S-XXL cut sizes, and are made of Cotton. Dog participants will also receive a special giveaway item!

 Be sure to claim your shirt today by registering!

The paws4people 5K course is a fast and flat tour of one of the most scenic segments of Wilmington. Race course is located in Greenfield Lake Park that is located only a few miles from Historic Downtown Wilmington, NC. There are water stops for both people and pets on course. Your four-legged friends are going to love this run!

This race course is also stroller & wheelchair friendly!

Schedule & Parking Info

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Omega Sports
3501 Oleander Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28403

TIME TBA – Packet Pickup

If you cannot make it, packets can also be picked up at the Race when Registration Opens. Please allow enough extra time before the race starts to pickup your packet.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Greenfield Lake Park
1739 Burnett Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28401

2:00 PM  –  Registration Opens
2:45 PM  –  Registration Closes
3:00 PM  –  5K Start
3:05 PM  –  1 Mile Start
4:00 PM  –  Awards

Race Day Parking

Parking will be available at Greenfield Lake Park & across the street at the baseball fields.

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5K Race
Through March 11   $30

 March 12 through April 13   $35
Day of Race   $40

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Through March 11  — $20
March 12 through April 13  — $25
Day of Race  — $30


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.

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.