paws4people Veterans Day 5K


Sunday, November 6, 2022

Wilmington, NC | The Pointe at Barclay

THE RACE


Calling all well-behaved leashed dogs and their humans!
Join us for the annual paws4people Veterans Day 5K.  Run alone or with your dog. Yes! You can bring your best buddy to this race.

Race proceeds benefit the paws4vets program, which specializes in placing Psychiatric Medical Alert Assistance Dogs with Veterans and Service Members who are living with PTSD, TBI, and/or MST.

 

Event Schedule

COUNTDOWN TO RACE DAY

RACE SWAG


RACE SHIRT
All participants who register by October 1, 2022 will receive a race shirt.  Those who register after October 1st can choose from remaining sizes while supplies last.
(shirt design coming soon)

FINISHER MEDAL
All 5K and 1 Mile finishers (with and without dog) will be awarded a medal at the finish line.

 

THE COURSE

The Pointe at Barclay - Stone Theaters The Pointe 14
1450 Barclay Pointe Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28412

The paws4people Veterans Day 5K start and finish at The Pointe at Barclay along Independence Blvd. The race travels from the Pointe, to the shady Halyburton Park. The keyhole route takes advantage of shady paved trails and flat easy running.
While this race course is stroller and wheelchair friendly, there is one hairpin turn on the course.

 

Course Map

AWARDS


5K WITH DOG

Top 3 Males with Dog
Top 3 Females with Dog

5K  (No Dog)

Top 3 Males
Top 3 Females

 

THE CAUSE

paws4people foundation was founded by Kyria Henry Whisenhunt in 1999, when she was just 12 years old, with the purpose of using dogs as a means of helping people.
This nonprofit’s mission is educating and empowering people to utilize Assistance Dogs to transform their lives. 
We specialize in training customized dogs for two groups: children and adolescents with physical, neurological, psychiatric, and/or emotional disabilities; and Veterans and Service Members with C-PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Military Sexual Trauma, and Moral Injury.
 
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Register Before the Next Price Increase

5K - With Dog

Next price increase is Saturday, October 29, 2022 Register Now! $35

5K - No Dog

Next price increase is Saturday, October 29, 2022 Register Now! $35

1 Mile

Next price increase is Register Now! $25

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