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Puppy raisers and volunteers for Hero Dogs, Inc. are excited to present the 3rd Annual Hero Dogs 5K9, including an IN-PERSON option this year hosted at Congressional Cemetery in Washington DC.
This year we are also offering registration for your furry 4-legged friends - Add-on Registration for Pups is $10 and includes a Hero Dogs Bandana! Please note: Only Hero Dogs will be permitted at the in-person event (service dogs, therapy dogs, skilled home companions and service dogs in training). Other dogs may register to receive the bandana giveaway but will not be allowed at Congressional.
Be sure to post your photos on Instagram and tag @HeroDogsInc and use the hashtag #HeroDogs5K9 to win some amazing prizes - Prizes will be awarded to the top event fundraiser, best race day photos (VIRTUAL), best race day outfit (IN-PERSON) and top male and female finishers in each age group - Under 18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49 and 50+.
Registration Deadlines as follows:
May 1st - Last Day for Priority Registration ($35)
Registration and Packet Pickup 6:45 am - 7:45 am
Race Start: 8:00 am
Awards immediately following race.
Our 5K course is flat, fast, and USATF certified. Start and finish are within the cemetery, and the course goes out on the adjoining Anacostia Trail for a quick out and back. Water is available at the start/finish line and at a water stop around the halfway point of the 5k course.
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Top Overall (Male and Female)
Top Finisher (Male and Female) for each age group:
Awards for best race day outfit and top event fundraiser!
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