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RunTimeRaces is hosting the inaugural Humane Society Whisker Dash 5K & 1 Mile Pooch Parade (Walk or Run) to raise funds and awareness for Humane Society of Catawba County. This course starts and finishes at Conover City Park. Please make plans to join us on Saturday, September 28th at 8:30 a.m. as a RunTimeRaces produced event, be assured this event will be well organized and leave you with an Awesome Race Experience. ***Running or Walking with a four-legged friend is optional, NOT required***
Make sure to check our Husky Runner Division, which is designed for all those participants looking for the next challenge. Each Husky Runner participant will be required to carry a 10 pound bag of dog food through the 5K course (dog food bag provided). Participants may not use any devices, bags, packs, straps, or anything other than their hands and arms to carry the dog food bag. Prizes will be awarded for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place male and female Husky Runners who cross the finish line.
Can't participate and would still like to support our event and get a cool race shirt? Consider being a PHANTOM RUNNER (No participation required, shirts may be picked up at Packet Pick up or on-site Race Day.
Early Registration through 11:59 pm on Tuesday, September 17th includes a custom race tee. Late Registration - Wednesday, September 18th through 11:59 pm Tuesday, September 24th. Race Day Registration opens from 7:15 am - 8:15 am. (NO Race Tee with Late OR Race Day Registration).
Given to the top 3 male & female finishers, and top Overall Masters male and female. Awards will go to the top 3 male and female 5K finishers in the following age groups:
Age Divisions (Male & Female)
10 & Under, 11-14, 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 PLUS
Packet Pick Up for Friday, September 27th from 10am-7pm @ Fleet Feet Sports Hickory.Location:
Fleet Feet Sports of Hickory
Belle Hollow Shopping Center
3022 B North Center St., Hickory, NC 28601
Phone: (828) 304- 4786
Race Day Packet Pick Up at race venue between 7:15 am - 8:15 am.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Humane Society of Catawba County is a 501c3 nonprofit animal shelter. Our mission is to make our community a better place by serving as an advocate for companion animals. At any given time we can have up to 800+ homeless animals from Catawba County in our care. With two beautiful locations in Hickory and Newton, NC we are sure to have the perfect pet for your family.
Not only do we care for the homeless animals in our community, we strive to make the lives of public pets better as well. HSCC offers low-cost spay/neuter services at our state-of-the-art Foothill’s Spay/Neuter Clinic. We also offer low-cost vaccines, testing and microchips to public at our onsite Vaccine Clinics. For more information on our services and pricing visit www.catawbahumane.org/prices.
Stay up-to-date on our shelter residents, events, news, and community opportunities by following us on facebook (www.facebook.com/CatawbaHumane) or Instagram (www.instagram.com/HumaneSocietyofCatawbaCounty). Visit our website (www.catawbahumane.org) to learn more about the exciting work happening at HSCC, ways to get involved, and a full listing of our current residents.
HSCC relies on the support of animal loving friends and does not receive portions of donations made to any national humane organizations. All gifts to HSCC are tax deductible as allowed by law.
All dogs must be on a leash and under control of owner at all times.
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