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What exactly is this event?

Put simply:

  • The first half is a charity walk benefiting Canine Adoption and Rescue League.
  • The second half is a street fair where the theme is pets.

How do I register for the walk?

Register on-line here

Can I have a booth at the fair?

Vendor info is on our Vendor page – link here

Can I bring my dog?

Please do! Your dog is more than welcome to walk in the parade with you, and will be an honored guest at the fair! You’ll also get to participate in our dog contests to be announced.

What if it rains?

The Pooch Parade and Pet Expo will proceed rain or shine! A little mud never bothered a dog, and it won’t bother us either!


Can I switch events/distances?

Yes you are able to change races until Thursday at midnight online or at packet pick-up on Saturday.

Can I register race morning?

Yes, you can register at the race although we strongly suggest you pre-register. Please arrive at least 40 minutes prior to the race start  Race day registration will be $45 for the 5K and 10K.  Free event shirts are only guaranteed for pre-registered runners.

What forms of payment are available race morning?

Cash, check or credit card are all accepted for race day registration.

Can I run with my Baby jogger / stroller?

Yes, running strollers are welcome on the course. We do ask that you start in the back and be respectful of others.

Can I run with my dog?

Yes dogs are totally allowed on the course, we actually want you to bring your 4 legged friend and you get extra goodies for bringing them.

Can I transfer my registration to someone else?

Entry fees are non-transferable and are non-refundable.


Can I get a refund?

Entry fees are non-transferable and are non-refundable.


Can I walk the event?

Yes, you can run, walk, or skip!

Can you mail my packet to me?

No, we do not mail packets out. However we do have free race morning pick up beginning at 6:00.

Where and When is Packet Pick-Up?

We do offer race morning packet pick-up beginning at 6:00AM. Please arrive AT LEAST 40 MINUTES PRIOR TO YOUR EVENT START TIME.