Riverstone Animal Hospital Paws on the Pavement 5K


Event Date

Sat, Sep 12, 2015


Canton, GA


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Running/Walking-5K - Individual Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

About This Activity

Riverstone Animal Hospital in Canton, GA is hosting the innaugural Paws on the Pavement 5K.  You can run with your dogs, or leave them at home.  The 5K starts at 8:00 am, and we've got great technical race shirts, as well as awards to the top overall male & female, top master's male & female, and the top 3 in all the normal 5 year age groups.

Event details and schedule

Brief Description: Are you ready to grab your pooch and go for a run? No pooch? No Problem! We're bringing everyone in Canton together for a great 5K to raise some money for the Ahimsa House. Great tech shirts & custom awards to the overall winners, as well as the top 3 in all the regular age groups.
Event Beneficiary Ahimsa House – Ahimsa meaning nonviolence in Sanskrit is the ONLY organization in Georgia dedicated to helping pets and people escape together from domestic violence situations. Together with Ahimsa House we can help provide funds to support them taking in pets and their owners.
Schedule: Check in & Race Day Registration starts at 7:00 am.
5K starts at 8:00 am.
Registration & Day of Registration: Registration is $25 for the 5K and for phantom runners. All participants registered by 9/7 are guaranteed a great race shirt in their size. Race day registrations are welcome starting at 7:00 am for $5 more.
Shirts & Goodies: All participants registered by Sep. 7 are guaranteed a great race shirt & goody bag, registrations after that will receive a shirt while supplies last.
Door Prizes We're going through Canton and rounding up door prizes to give away. If you're a registered participant with a bib, you are set to go.
Awards: We'll have great custom awards for the overall men's & women's finishers, overall master's men & women, as well as the top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups starting at 10 & under and going through 75+.
Course: It's North Georgia, so we'll have some nice gentle rolling hills to keep it interesting.
Five Star Championship Qualifier: The 5K will be a qualifier for the Five Star Championship race held in December. The number of qualifying slots depends on the number of participants. See race website for details.
Five Star Turkey Trot Qualifier: All participants registered for the 5K or Fun Run will qualify for FREE entry into the Five Star Turkey Trot held on Thanksgiving Day. See race website for details.

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