Dog Jog 5K and Family Fun Run will be the premiere dog-friendly 5K and Family Fun Run in the Rocket City. In its first year the Dog Jog 5K and Family Fun Run will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at the Historic Huntsville Depot or the Dog Jog Depot, as we like to call it for the day! This event will be for the avid runner but also for the entire family and that includes furry four legged ones. Not only can you participate in the 5K Fun Run and visit with local vendors but you will support educational initiatives in the community and give back to local animal groups all in one day.
Why to participate in the Dog Jog 5K and Family Fun Run?
🐾 Get a Pawesome swag bag
🐾 Get the whole family, including your furry four legged family members out for family time
🐾 Be a part of a great family-friendly event
🐾 Visit with local animal groups and vendors
🐾 Receive a race T-shirt (T-shirts will be available while supplies last)
🐾 Every runner with a dog will receive a bandana
🐾 Proceeds go to support the EarlyWorks Family of Museums’ educational initiatives and a portion of registration fees will support area animal groups
Please note your registration fee is non-refundable.
This is a rain or shine event but we reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances.
- What non-profit benefits from the race?
The EarlyWorks Family of Museums and its educational initiatives, also a portion of registration supports local animal assistance groups.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Historic Huntsville Depot (Dog Jog Depot)
320 Church Street NW
Huntsville, AL 35801
5K starts at 7am
Fun Run at 8:15am
Online at Online at www.Imathlete.com/events/dogjog or click here to download a form
Day of Registration:
6am at the Huntsville Depot
Race packet pickup-
will be available Friday, August 26th at
Fleet Feet Sports
10 am- 7 pm
2722 Carl T. Jones Dr. SE B2
Huntsville, AL 35802
- After Pawty:
Following the race at the Dog Jog Depot (Historic Huntsville Depot Grounds)
“After Pawty” will include activities for the entire family and representatives from local dog-related organizations.
Awards will be given in various age categories, so you will want to stick around for the awards and the after Pawty community event taking place at the Dog Jog Depot (located on the grounds of the Historic Huntsville Depot) Some of the fun awards categories are:
Fastest Dog 5K
Overall Fastest Human (Male and Female 5K participants only)
Best Human Costume
Best Human and Dog Duo Costume
- Safety First:
⦁ No retractable leashes
⦁ Leashes no longer than 8 feet
⦁ No dogs under 6 months old
⦁ No female dogs in heat
⦁ No aggressive dogs
⦁ Dogs must be on a leash at all times
⦁ All dogs must be current on vaccinations
⦁ One (1) dog per runner