The Event starts and fiishes at Brunswick Forest Veterinary Hospital's new facility in the Villages at Brunswick Forest www.brunswickforestvet.vetstreet.com The 10K & 5K travel through the beautiful areas of Brunswick Forest over paved running trails and residential streets. The 10K starts 5 minutes before the 5K so that 10K runners run unimpeded. The 5K is pet friendly and the 1-mile Trot with Spot is designed for pooches and owners to run or walk together. Post race party/awards ceremony will include several pet related sponsors.
Awards are custom mugs and there will be special awards for the best costumed pet, best person in costume, and dog and owner who look the most alike. Winners are chosen by audience cheering and short skits are incouraged to drum up support and more cheers.
Runners and walkers with or without pets are welcome in the 5K and 1-mile. The 10K is primarily for runners. There will be nice shirts with child's sizes M & L so the kids can get a shirt that actually fits, plus the standard sizes for adults.
The event benefits Brunswick County Animal Services.