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5K Run with the Big Dogs kicks off Bark in the Park

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The 5k Run With the Big Dogs will kick off the Bark in the Park event, Saturday, July 16. Start your day E-A-R-L-Y with the third annual 5k Run With the Big Dogs and 1 mile Stroll.

Owners are encouraged to run or walk with their dogs for even more fun! Registration is from 6-6:45 a.m. and the race begins at 7a.m.

The race will start and end in the Duneland Resale parking lot at 8th and Broadway. Dogs must be on a leash (6 ft. max) at all times, and must have current rabies inoculations.

The cost for the 5k is $20, and $10 for the 1 mile walk; 1 mile walk family rate $25. The family rate includes parents with children under 12 years of age, and includes two T-shirts. Race day registrations are not guaranteed a T-shirt.

For more information, contact Race Director, Paul Stofko, at (219) 873-6296, or Stofko121@yahoo.com

The registration form may be downloaded at www.DuneBig.com - follow the links.

After the race, come enjoy the rest of the day at Bark in the Park in Thomas Park in downtown Chesterton.

Bark in the Park runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and features rescue organizations, shelters, pet services, obedience demos, games and activities for pets and owners, and most fun of all - contests with great prizes for canines and humans!

New this year - Bounce N Around will be on hand with bounce houses for the kids.

 

Posted 7/12/2011

 

 

 

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