HOWLOWEEN 5K & 1-MILE DOG WALK

Sat October 29, 2022 North Wales, PA 19454 US Directions
Events

5K

$35 9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration ends October 29, 2022 at 9:00am EDT

1-Mile Dog Walk

$15 11:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration ends October 29, 2022 at 11:59am EDT
Place
Parkside Place & Sumneytown Pike
North Wales, PA US 19454
Description

Join us for the 8th Annual Howloween 5K and Dog Walk on Saturday, October 29th, 2022, at Parkside Place Park in North Wales, PA. This event consists of a 5K run/walk, and a 1-mile dog walk. Four-legged friends are welcome to attend all activities, making this event unlike any other in the area!  And of course because this is a "Howloween" event, participants are encouraged to come in costume if you're in the spirit!

Create a team to raise funds! Awards given to the top fundraiser individual and team. 

5K (run or walk):

  • 5K begins at 9AM
  • Day-of registration opens at 7:45 am
  • Register by 10/10 to be guaranteed a Howloween shirt with a fun NEW DESIGN!
  • Medals awarded to the top overall male/female runners, age groups (12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+) and the top 3 dogs who cross the finish line. 
  • Chip timing provided by Bryn Mawr Racing Company 

1-Mile Dog Walk:

  • Dog walk begins at 11AM
  • Day-of registration opens at 10am
  • Register by 10/10 for the option of adding on a Howloween shirt with a fun NEW DESIGN!

Registration for the 5K begins at 7:45 am. Dog Walk registration begins at 10am.  "Packet Pick-up" will be held Friday, 10/28, from 4:00-6:00, at Parkside Place Park if you'd like to pick up your race bib/shirt early.

Have you adopted a dog from Home at Last? Mail us a photo to be displayed at next year's event honoring all of the lives we've saved. Print a photo and mail to Shari McGrath, 2107 Grandy Court, Macungie, PA 18062. *Note: photos will not be returned. 

All proceeds from the 5K and Dog Walk will benefit Home at Last Dog Rescue, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. HAL is a 100% volunteer organization whose goal is to save the lives of homeless dogs suffering in high-kill shelters and puppy mills, as well as owner-surrender dogs who need to be re-homed due to unfortunate circumstances. We are not a shelter, and we have no central location for the dogs we rescue...every dog is in a foster home until they are adopted. With our tireless and passionate work, we hope to provide an alternative to the purchase of puppy mill and pet store dogs, thereby reducing the demand for, and ultimately, the supply of such dogs. After the dogs have been observed in foster homes, our devoted volunteers strive to match each dog with the perfect forever home.  100% of adoption fees then go back into the rescue to cover shelter pull fees, vet care, supplies, and various other expenses.  We hope you'll join us for a day of spirited fun and generosity for our furry friends!

 

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