Outdoors | Recreation
A 5K run/walk and 1-mile Doggie Dash Fun Run - with or without your dog - on the beautiful beach of Jacksonville Beach to raise money for pets in need of medical care. Proceeds benefit local nonprofit St. Francis Animal Hospital. Runners & walkers will set their own pace (racing to win or walking for fun!). Start for 5K Run 8:30am; 5K Awards 9:30am. Hand-made ceramic dog bowl prizes awarded to the first place overall male and female finishers and top three male and female finishers in 13 age categories. All pre-registered participants will receive a souvenir t-shirt and race packet filled with goodies. Race festivities will include sponsor booths, Doga (yoga with your dog), a complimentary runner’s buffet, massages, and a raffle with great prizes.
St. Francis Animal Hospital is a 501(c)3 nonprofit animal hospital whose mission is to provide affordable veterinary care to all owned pets in the Jacksonville area. St. Francis Animal Hospital doesn’t receive state or federal funding; our only sources of revenue are the fees for our services and donations received from generous individuals and businesses. Thanks to our caring donors, St. Francis Animal Hospital is helping families keep their pets healthy and out of local animal shelters. We have been providing a needed service in our community and have been honored to serve over 7,300 pets in 2013 (a 4-fold increase compared to the 1,883 pets we served in 2012). $20 pre-registration fee until Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at 6 PM and includes a T-Shirt.
$25 registration fee from Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at 6:01 PM to Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 at Noon and T-shirt is not guaranteed.
Race day entry is $30.
*No extra fee for running with your dog.