Fast & Furriest 5K Run/Walk

October 10, 2020 Midland, MI US 48640 Directions

Fast & Furriest 5K Run/Walk WITHOUT DOGS

$25 8:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
282 spots left. Price increases after October 4, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

Fast & Furriest 5K Run/Walk WITH DOGS

$25 8:45AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after October 4, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
Fast & Furriest 5k run/walk postponed to October 10, 2020

New Date: October 10, 2020

Friends and participants we are rescheduling the 2020 Fast & Furriest 5k run/walk to October 10, 2020.  We are still on track to provide a great race and look forward to a beautiful course highlighted with fall colors and race friendly temperatures for all participants.  We have a great long sleeved t-shirt with a new fun design and a matching bandana for your dog. We hope your will stay with us and join us for this fun day.  Times for the race will remain the same and as always all proceeds go to our mission to provide rescue, fostering, medical care and adoption for abandoned dogs and cats in the Great Lakes Bay region.   Thank you!  Great Lakes Bay Animal Society

Here Are Your Options:

We will transfer your registration to the new event date October 10, 2020 and look forward to having you join us. Thanks for your patience!

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

2840 E. Monroe Rd.
Midland, MI US 48640

Great Lakes Bay Animal Society’s 8th Annual

Fast & Furriest 5K Run/Walk

October 10, 2020 at Midland City Forest, Midland

7am -8:30am Race day registration and pre-registered participant bib and bag pick up.    WE ARE EXCITED TO HAVE CHIP TIMING THIS YEAR!  All runners and walkers will have their exact time no matter when you cross the start line.

8:30 am 5k run/walk without dogs. Running without a dog and want to be individually timed?  We strongly encourage you to run in the first race. Medals for first, second and third place in male and female categories.

8:45 am 5k run/walk with dogs. Walkers, Runners, and participants with dogs or those that enjoy dogs are encouraged to join this second race. This race is a shot gun start race.   Runners who plan on running the entire course with their dogs will be asked to step forward to the start line. Others will be asked to hold back for runners. Only runners with dogs will be awarded medals for first, second, and third place in male and female categories. 

Run Fur Fun! This event is a 5k Trail Run/Walk.

Runners and walkers are encouraged to bring their canine companions and celebrate the special human-animal bond!  Runners and walkers without dogs are also encouraged to come participate in the fun! Children 6 and under can run/walk for FREE!

Long sleeve event t-shirts, a new design doggie bandana and other goodies for the runners/walkers will be guaranteed to those who register by April 15.  We will also have our orange bandanas available for purchase with your entry.  You must be present to receive your awards so stick around and enjoy the post-race refreshments and festivities. 

All proceeds from this special fundraiser will directly benefit Great Lakes Bay Animal Society’s goal of providing quality care for animals in transition to their forever homes.

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Furry Companions are NOT required to race!

Come enjoy the atmosphere, free goodies and awesome trails with or without your dog! Only $25 for pre-registration!

You can still register the day of the event! Open 7:00 - 8:30 a.m. Cost: $35.


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