Al-Van Humane Society Furry 5K

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sun, Jun 26, 2016


South Haven, MI

About This Activity

About This Event:  

The Paws on Parade Furry 5K is a fundraiser for the Al-Van Humane Society, a no-kill animal shelter, located in South Haven.  Participants can run/walk with their pet, as long as they are leashed, up to date on vaccines and sign pet waiver.

Register Early!!  The Al-Van Humane Society Furry 5K will be closed after 400 registered participants

New for 2016 - The “Home" Run VIRTUAL 5K

  • The “Home" Run VIRTUAL 5K is a non-timed event. Participants can participate anywhere, any course, and anytime on Sunday. Participants will get a bib# and tee shirt. Participants may also pick up their race packets at packet registration times or have it mailed to you.
  • How to prepare for the virtual 5K on June 26th:

       1)  Choose a route.
       2)  Choose a time.
       3)  Recruit friends to run with you!

Event Fees:

  • Early registration, until June 12th, midnight: $25.00 (includes race t-shirt).
  • Late registration, June 13th - June 24th, Mid-Night: $30.00 (t-shirt not guaranteed);
  • Day of race registration: $35.00 (t-shirts may be purchased, if any remain).
  • Optional "Sunday Stroll", 1 mile walk along the lakeshore with your pet: $20.00 (inlcudes pet bandana).
  • T-Shirts are only guaranteed through June 19th.  After June 19th, T-Shirts will be only availble in limited quanities and sizes (first come, first serve basis)

Event Times:

  • Saturday Packet Pickup -3 - 5 pm, Al-Van Rescued Treasures Resale Shop: 07591 Blue Star Highway, South Haven. (Across from South Haven Hospital).
  • Race Day Packet Pickup - 6:30 - 7:30 am, Water Street Pavillion, 345 Water St, South Haven.
  • 5K Start Time: Sunday @ 8:00 a.m. 
  • Sunday Stroll 1 Mile @ 8:00 a.m. (Will stage behind the 5K participants) 

Age groups:

12 and Under, 13-16, 17-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and Over.


Overall Male, Overall Female, Overal Master Male and Female, and 3 deep in each age group.

Timing and Scoring: 

Timing and scoring will be done by Mac's Sports Timing.  Race results will be posted at the event and posted online shortly after the event.

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