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Seeing Eye Doggy Dash Walk & 5K Run

Sun October 7, 2018 Morristown, NJ US 07960 Directions
Events

5K Run/Walk (USATF Certified Course)

$30 9:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after September 27, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT

Walk

$30 9:45AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after September 28, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT

Doggy Pageant

$5 11:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration ends October 6, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT
Join us Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018

The Seeing Eye Doggy Dash's 6th event is presented by FreshPet and will once again feature our popular USATF certified 5k course with awards for top finishers, and all walk and 5k pre-registrants get a free t-shirt! This is a USATF sanctioned event. Come celebrate Blindness Awareness month this October with our 5k run and walk (t-shirts available to event day registrants while supplies last). We will also offer the Doggy Pageant with 5 categories which includes a costume contest - dress up and walk with your dog, or wear your costume in the 5k! We'll have gift basket raffles, free face painter and caricature artist, and a DJ to provide entertainment.The Taxi Cab Burger food truck will park and sell its amazing lunch menu! You may run or walk as an individual, or invite your friends, family or colleagues to participate by creating a Doggy Dash team. Turn your participation into a fundraiser and be eligible for prizes!
Questions? Check our FAQ. Interested in volunteering? Click here. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Email events@seeingeye.org

Please note: Pet dogs are NOT permitted in the 5k but may participate in the walk and other activities. Read our full rules for pet dog participation here.

Place
Lidgerwood Park
Morristown, NJ US 07960
Description

5k & Walk* Pre-Registration (ends 9/27)
Adults (ages 13+): $30
Children (ages 5-12): $20
Children under 5: FREE

Race Day (and after pre-reg closes)
Adults: $35
Children: $25


Doggy Pageant:
$5, click here for more info.

All pre-registered walk or 5k participants will receive a free event t-shirt. USATF members receive $3 discount in 5k pre-registration (ending 9/27).

Pet dogs, at least 6 months of age, are allowed to participate in the WALK ONLY.  Event day registrants will receive t-shirts while supplies last.

*The walk will be on a designated gravel path within Lidgerwood Park and will be less than 1 mile.

Schedule of Events (Event is rain or shine)

8:00 AM Run/Walk Registration & Check-in
9:30 AM Doggy Dash 5K Run Start (USATF Certified, Sanctioned, 500 Gran Prix Points)
9:45 AM Walk Start (dog friendly)
10:30 AM 5k Awards* & Raffle Winners Announced
11:00 AM Doggy Pageant*
Immediately followed by Seeing Eye training and puppy raiser demos with Q & A
12:00 PM Event Concludes


Fun Activities! Free facepainting and dog caricature artist. Raffle prizes! Buy lunch from the Taxi Cab Burgers amazing food truck!
Questions? Click here to read our FAQ.

*See "Event Info" tab at top of page more details about 5k awards and pageant categories.

Become a Fundraiser!

Turn your walk or run into a fundraiser and get your friends involved! Check out the fundraising incentives here. You can even set up a fundraiser if you don't plan to attend our event (click the "Donate" tab on top of the page to get started without making a purchase). To support a participant that is already fundraising, click here.

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Alpha Dog Sponsors
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Perfect Pup Sponsors
Puppy Kisses Sponsors
What is the Seeing Eye mission?

Susan shares her story about partnering with Logan, her Seeing Eye dog. Her genuine story is heart-warming and illustrates how The Seeing Eye's mission is changing lives throughout North America; and as a supporter of The Seeing Eye, you are part of that success. All proceeds from the Doggy Dash directly support The Seeing Eye mission to create life-changing partnerships just like Susan and Logan.

 

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