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Wags & Whiskers 5K and Furry Fun Run slated for Dec. 9

Wags & Whiskers 5K and Furry Fun Run slated for Dec. 9
December 06
17:22 2023

The ninth annual Wags & Whiskers 5K and Furry Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 9, in the Breckenridge City Park, 601 E. Walker St.

All proceeds from the race will benefit the Stephens County Humane Society to cover food, housing, medical care and transport expenses.

Participants may register online on the Race Day Event Services website 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 (linked above), click the “Donate” button on the left.

The 5K onsite registration fee will be $35 for those age 18 and older, and $25 for those age 17 and younger. Onsite registration for the Fun Run will be $20 for all ages.

According to the organizers, well behaved dogs on leashes are welcome to participate with their humans.

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

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 Click on the word “Registration” on the right side of the page; then, scroll down and click on the Wag & Whiskers listing on Dec. 9. Additional information is available on the Wags & Whiskers Facebook page.

Additionally, the Humane Society will be hosting Pooches Pics with Santa at the city park’s pavilion from 8:30 to 11 a.m. the day of the race, Dec. 9. Pictures will cost $10 for one 4-by-6-inch photo; addtional photos may be purchased for an additional fee.



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