15th Annual Run for the Paws

Sat January 30, 2021 Directions
Participant cap reached- registration closed

5K In Person Run/Walk

8:00AM EST
Race from anywhere, see gcrunner.org/virtual for more info

5K Virtual Run/Walk



I agree not to participate / report to the course on race day if on race day or within 14 days prior to the event, I or a member of my household a) tests positive for SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19 b) experiences symptoms consistent with COVID-19 and/or c) has a close-contact exposure to someone symptomatic for or known to be positive for COVID-19

COVID-19 Procedures:

Masks/face coverings and social distancing required pre-race and post-race at all times. 
Masks/face coverings to be worn in the event participants cannot stay at least six feet apart. 
Wave start with 3 participants starting at least six feet apart. If running with a dog, please allow those without dogs to start first.
We will have masks at the finish line available for participants.
Hand sanitizers placed throughout the race venue.
No water on the race course. Bring your own hydration for both you and your pet.
Goodies Bags with post race hydration & snacks will be passed at finish line. 
No finish line loitering.
No Awards ceremony.  
Awards will be posted online.
Awards will be available for pick up at Humane Society Naples or mailed post race (after verifying results). Winners will be notified via email about the dates/times.
All race marshals on the race course will wear masks/face coverings and practice social distancing.
All GCR & HSN race volunteers will wear masks/face coverings and practice social distancing.

Join the race to help orphaned pets by participating in Humane Society Naples’ 15th Annual Run for the Paws 5K! Thousands of human participants and their canine companions have taken part in this race, providing our community with a healthy and fun event that gets bigger and better every year. The scenic, flat course ensures that first time walkers and runners can comfortably participate alongside more serious runners. 

Packet Pick Up:
Thursday, January 28, from 5:00pm-7:00
Friday, January 29, from 8am-6pm 

Humane Society Naples, 370 Airport Pulling Road North, Naples, FL 34104. Look for the blue HSN branded tents outside.

Race Contact Info

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Presenting Sponsor - DeVoe Subaru of Naples

T-Shirts Sponsor - John & Kathy Rizzo

Gulf Coast Runners
Civil Air Patrol
Naples Airport Authority
Saxe Doernberger & Vita, P.C.


Watch Last Year's Furry Fun!
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://hsnaples.org/events/run-for-the-paws/.

Civil Air Patrol, Naples, FL 34104
Race TShirt

Shirt size not guaranteed for registrations after January 15th 2021. We will do our best to provide you a shirt but we can not guarantee a size.


Civil Air Patrol, Naples, FL 34104


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