Sat August 14, 2021 Directions
Join the Humane Society of Chittenden County for our 27th Annual Walk for the Animals & 5K Doggie Fun Run! This year's event will be hosted at a brand new location, Burlington's Waterfront Park! Save the date for Saturday, August 14th.
Registration begins Saturday at 8:00am. The Walk & 5K kicks off at 9:00am.
We invite you to stay after your event for our ceremony where we will be awarding our top finishers, fundraisers, and raffle winners. We will also be taking an alumni group photo and offering fun games and treats, including ice cream for both people & dogs provided by Ben & Jerry's!
Paid parking is available on Lake Street and there are multiple parking lots nearby, including a lot near the skate park & sailing center. Those traveling by bicycle may enjoy the complimentary bike valet.
Dogs are welcome to join you on the course!
Unable to join in-person? No problem, we have a virtual option which allows you to enjoy your course from anywhere (your neighborhood, backyard, favorite park, or even your own treadmill!) all while supporting HSCC.
Make sure to share your fundraising pageall fundraisers who raise $100+ will receive a commemorative event t-shirt and doggie bandana!
**Top Fundraisers will be awarded awesome prizes!**
  • Top Adult Fundraiser - Awarded Ben & Jerry's ice cream for a year! (via 52 free pint coupons good everywhere B&J is sold!) 
  • Top Youth (12 and younger) - 10 student passes with gear at Petra Cliffs (valued at $216)!
  • Top Team - $250 gift card to The Great Northern!
5K runners will receive a commemorative event medal and trophies will be awarded to our fastest finishers in these categories: Fastest Adult, Fastest Youth (12 and younger), and Fastest Runner with Dog!
Be sure to follow the Facebook Event page for event updates!
Many thanks & woofs for joining the fun and supporting your local Humane Society!
~ The HSCC Team
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