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|The Pixel Fund's Holiday Shelter Pet Shuffle 5K Fun Run/Walk||
Time7:30AM EST - 8:30AM EST
|The Pixel Fund's Holiday Shelter Pet Shuffle 5K - Virtual Race||N/A|
|The Pixel Fund's Holiday Shelter Pet Shuffle - Doggie Dash 1-Mile Pet Run||
Time8:30AM EST - 9:00AM EST
Sunday December 10th, 730 AM!!
The Shelter Pet Shuffle Medal!
Dress yourself and your pets in your best holiday attire and come pound the pavement for The Pixel Fund* Animal Rescue! There will be a 5K Fun Run/Walk, a Virtual Race option for those who can't join us that day, and 1-mile Doggie Dash after the 5K is completed.
Immediately following the event, stay to meet some of our fabulous Pixel Pets as we showcase their awesomeness with an adoption event at the start/finish line! You could take home your new best friend that very same day! Sign up to volunteer or become the next Pixel foster parent as well!
*The Pixel Fund, part of Pixel’s Posse, a 501(c)(3), was established to raise needed funds to support rescue and advocacy groups with “paws on the ground” in places like Macon, Mobile, in our original home state of Maine and now in Florida. To save lives, we work to reduce shelter admissions by addressing the issues that cause people to give up their pets, support low and no-cost spay and neuter clinics, and encourage reform of the shelter system. The Pixel Fund’s mission, plain and simple, is to save lives that would otherwise be lost to the shelter system.
Check out our website to learn more about the group and what we do - The Pixel Fund
All participants who register before race day will receive a race shirt, finisher's medal and Special Edition Pixel Fund bandana for your furry friends! Race day registrants will receive shirt, medal and bandana based upon availability, sizes not guaranteed.
Race route leaves from Front Running Sports, goes down the Cross Seminole Trail, down Lake Emma Road briefly, and then doubles back. All paved roads and sidewalks, no off-road running required! Easy route for humans and animals alike.
Race day registration will begin at 6:00 AM, with the 5K Fun Run/Walk beginning at 7:30AM. Once the 5K is complete, the Doggie Dash 1-Mile race will commence for all registered participants.
Parking is plentiful next to the race start location and around the building. The race starts and ends at the same location in front of Front Running Sports.
When and where does the race take place?
Sunday, December 10, 2017. The race start and finishes at Front Running Sports.
How long is the course?
How will I be timed?
This race is a fun run and will not be chip timed. There will be a clock at the finish line.
Can I participate in the event with my dog?
Yes, we encourage to dress you and your animals in their holiday best and come out, we'd love to see all of them!
Can I participate with a stroller?
Yes, nurturing future generations of runners is a priority and demonstrating healthy lifestyles to our kids is special. Please, however, start in the later part of the runners.
Should I bring my own water?
You can, but there will be a water stations on the course.
How do I register?
You may register online (preferred method) or visit Front Running Sports and request a paper application.
I will be out of town on race day and not able to participate. Can I get my money returned?
We appreciate your race registration but we are unable to issue refunds. We are not in a position to credit your credit card or issue checks.
Will the race be held if it's raining?
The race is a "rain or shine" event. All participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather, such as in a rain coat or hat. Umbrellas can pose a safety hazard to others, so please do not bring them.
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