Join the Friends of the Shelter Dogs and our Ohio University affiliate Bobcats of the Shelter Dogs for the first Shelter Dog Strut: 5K-9 Run/Walk and be a part of our mission - to help dogs from the Athens County Dog Shelter.
11309 Jackson Drive
The Plains, OH 45780
The Shelter Dog Strut: 5K-9 Run/Walk - to benefit the Friends of the Shelter Dogs-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 14th.
♦♦♦ 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 Male/Female Finisher overall Top Youth Under 18, and Top 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 by the Mudfork Blues Band. 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.
Most Importantly if you see our sponsors, give them a high-five, because they were so generous-with their time and their support- 100% of your race registration is going straight to supporting the Friends of the Shelter Dogs' Mission.