Breckenridge Texan

Wags & Whiskers 5K & Furry Fun Run slated for Saturday, Nov. 9

Wags & Whiskers 5K & Furry Fun Run slated for Saturday, Nov. 9
November 07
10:15 2019

The fifth annual Wags & Whiskers 5K and Furry Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Breckenridge City Park, 601 E. Walker St. All proceeds will benefit the Stephens County Humane Society.

Participants may register online at https://www.runraceday.com/calendar or onsite on the day of the race. Anyone who would like to make a donation to the SCHS may do so on the Race Day website, as well; on the page for the Wags & Whiskers race, click the “Donate” button on the left.

The 5K fee for early registration is $30 for those age 18 and older, and $20 for those age 17 and younger. Early registration for the Fun Run is $15 for all ages. On race day, the registrations will cost $35 (18+), $25 (17 and younger), and $20 (Fun Run).

According to the organizers, well behaved dogs on leashes are welcome to participate with their humans. The Humane Society will also have animals on site that are available for adoption.

Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division and to the top overall male and female runners.

The award categories will include male and female divisions for the following age brackets:

  • 12 & Under
  • 13-17
  • 18-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70+

The race day schedule will be as follows:

  • Check in – 8-8:45 a.m.
  • 5K start – 9 a.m.
  • Fun Run start – 9:15 a.m.

To register, visit the website www.racedayeventservices.com. Click on the word “Calendar” in the top menu bar; then, scroll down to the Wag & Whiskers listing on Nov. 9. Additional information is available on the Wags & Whiskers Facebook page.

 

Cutline, top photo: The participants in the 2018 Wags and Whiskers 5K run take off from the starting line. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

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