August 27, 2022 Punta Gorda, FL 33950 US Directions
Honor, Integrity, a High level of Performance and Endurance “So that Others may Live”
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Run 4 Our Furry Friends 5K - In-Person Live Race

($15: Ages 2 - 18)
08/27 7:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Price increases after June 30, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
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2K Honor Walk 🐾🐕‍🦺 In-Person Live Walk

$20 08/27 7:40AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Price increases after August 26, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

Run 4 Our Furry Friends 5K VIRTUAL (Run From Anywhere)

$35 Registration ends August 26, 2022 at 6:00pm EDT
670 Cooper St
Punta Gorda, FL US 33950

Run 4 Our Furry Friends 5K Run and 2K Honor Walk is to help raise funds for Peace River K9 Search & Rescue. PRK9SAR is an all volunteer Florida Non Profit Corporation with a Federal tax exemption 501(c)(3). To commemorate National Dog Day, we are celebrating PRK9SAR by giving 100% of race donations and a portion of proceeds to this amazing organization. 

PRK9SAR mission is to assist local, state, military, federal, private agencies and families as a force multiplier in the recovery of lost, missing and abducted persons in urban, wilderness, natural and man-made disasters while proactively educating response agencies and the community on volunteer Search & Rescue. Peace River K9 Search & Rescue strives to be a leader and preferred service provider to Law Enforcement, Emergency Management and its community.

Location: South County Regional Park, 670 Cooper St, Punta Gorda.  Run consists of running the path around the park, past the ponds and sports fields.  Some of the run takes place on the Education Way.  Course(s) will be clearly marked. 

Start Time:  5K - 7:30 a.m., 2K Start Time:  7:40 a.m. 

Bibs: Only 5K live race participants will be assigned a bib. 

5K Awards Ceremony: Awards will be presented immediately following the race to the male and female finishers in the following categories: Overall, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Grand Master, Veterans, Overall Youth. Age group awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in the following groups: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+. Overall dog and 2nd & 3rd place dog.  

Dogs and Strollers are permitted in the race and walk. All dogs must be leashed.  Dogs and strollers must start at the back of the start line. 

Refreshments will be provided after the race. 



Discount for 5K Only

Runsignup Clubs:  Gulf Coast Runners, Ft Myers Track Club, Manasota Track Club, Sarasota Storm and Zoomers active membership holders receive an automatic $5.00 race discount.

Non-Runsignup Clubs:  Cape Coral Running Group, CrossFit Warpath, First Responders, Military, OutRival Racing, Team Doogie, Speedsters members will receive a $5.00 race discount.  Email for the discount code. 

Student Discount:  Students 18yrs and younger race entry is only $15.00.  Amount increases to $35.00 on race day. 

Only one discount can be used. 

PACKET PICKUP/Race Day Registration/Parking

Packet Pickup Schedule:

8/25/22 - 3-7 p.m., location to be announced

8/26/22 - 3-7 p.m., South County Regional Park parking lot co-located with the main building. 

8/27/22 - 6:00-7:15 a.m., South County Regional Park parking lot in front of the baseball field next to the start/finish line. 

PARKING:  Race day parking is in the parking lot in front of the baseball fields where the start/finish line is located. 

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