Walk, Wag n’ Run 2016

Filed in Events by on August 13, 2016

Walk, Wag n' Run 2016

Pace your pet at the Ahimsa House Annual 5K and 1K Fun Run! They encourage everyone to bring their dogs for this run to benefit the animal and human victims of domestic violence. Of course, walkers/runners without canine accompaniment are welcome too! But whatever you do, don’t miss out on Walk, Wag n’ Run 2016 on Saturday, August 27, 2016 in Lenox Park in Brookhaven.

Course Description
5K Course is a USATF certified Peachtree Road Race qualifier for 2017 and uses Chip Timing. The course has flat to rolling hills on tree lined roads around the park with downhill finish inside beautiful Lenox Park over the dam.

Start Times:
Saturday August 27
5K Run starts at 7:30am.
1K Fun Run starts at 8:45am.

Location:
Lenox Park in Brookhaven (Free parking adjacent to the park at 1025 Lenox Park Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319)

Entry Fees:
5K: Fee includes Tech T-shirt (for early bird registrants) and access to the finish line goodie table
$30 Early Bird through August 19
$35 between August 20 and August 26
$40 day of event

Phantom Runner $30 anytime. Can’t make it or can’t run? You can still support Ahimsa House by signing up to participate in spirit and receive a t-shirt!

1K Fun Run: $15 anytime. This year participants in the 1K fun run will receive performance T-shirts if registered by August 21 at 5pm.

How to Register:
You can register online in advance, at packet pickup Friday, August 26 – Big Peach Running Co. Town Brookhaven, 705 Town Blvd, Suite 340, Brookhaven, GA or in person at Lenox Park on day of event.

Awards for 5K Run:
Walk, Wag n’ Run 2016 Prizes will be awarded to overalls, masters, and to the top 3 female and male finishers in nine age groups. Awards will be given to the Top 3 Dogs crossing the finish line.

Packet Pick-up and Pre-Registration:
Friday, August 26 from 4:00pm-8:00pm – Big Peach Running Co. Town Brookhaven, 705 Town Blvd, Suite 340, Brookhaven, GA (Big Peach merchandise coupons will be given to race participants at store).

Directions and Parking:
Take I-85 to Exit 89 (North Druid Hills Rd)
Go north on North Druid Hills Rd NE
At the Y in the road, bear left onto E Roxboro Rd NE
After 0.8 miles, turn right onto Lenox Park Blvd
Go 0.1 miles and park at 1025 Lenox Park Blvd on your right

Participation Rules
For your dog’s safety, and to make Walk, Wag n’ Run 2016 event enjoyable for all, participants must abide by the rules listed below. We encourage the participation of dogs that are accustomed to regular exercise and are well adjusted to crowds and noisy environments with large numbers of people and other dogs.

1. Dog must be current on all shots and rabies vaccination.
2. Dog must wear an ID Tag.
3. No dogs in heat and no aggressive dogs.
4. Dog must be leashed (6 ft. max length) and in control. No retractable leashes please.
5. You must pick up after your dog. Disposable bags and water will be provided.
6. A participant can have no more than two dogs under his or her control. Children must be at least 13 years old to participate with a dog without adult supervision.
7. Strollers are allowed in the race, but for the safety of our runners, we ask that anyone participating with a stroller to please start in the back.

Click here for more info and to register for Walk, Wag n’ Run 2016

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Aaron Hofmann is the founder of AllAboutAtlantaHomes.com and also a Realtor with Atlanta Communities focused on the Atlanta real estate market. Aaron is a transplant from the Midwest (amazingly not a native Atlantan) and has lived in Atlanta for over 20 years and has developed a love for this city and desire to share with current and new Atlanta residents.

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