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Barky Pines Animal Rescue and Sanctuary Inaugural Dog Days of Summer 5K Run/Walk
August 28 @ 4:00 pm
Barky Pines Animal Rescue and Sanctuary is excited to announce its Inaugural Dog Days of Summer 5K Run/Walk event to take place Saturday, August 28 at Royal Palm Beach’s Commons Park beginning at 4 p.m. The chip-timed race will begin at 7:00 p.m. Pets are welcome, plus there will be FREE pet microchipping for the first 200 pets included with registration courtesy of Fi and Village Royale Animal Hospital! The cost to participate in the 5K will be $35 if registered before August 1. On August 1, the cost will increase to $45 per person. There will also be virtual and group registration options. All registrations include a shirt and participation medal. To register, visit www.tiny.cc/BP5k.
Day-of registration will begin at 4:00 p.m. at Commons Park. Packet pick-up locations will be posted on the website closer to race time for those registered in advance. We ask all participants to follow current CDC guidance at that time, to include but not be limited to, social distancing and frequent hand sanitizing. There will be hand sanitizer located throughout the event.
Guests can also look forward to pet adoptions, a variety of exhibitors, Kid Zone, DJ Rizz and more! In conjunction with the event, Barky Pines will be conducting a supply drive. For each supply donated, guests will be entered to win raffle prizes. Supplies needed by Barky Pines include small breed dog food, pee pads, cleaning supplies, large dog bowls, small dog beds, small dog harnesses and leashes and farm animal feed.
Sponsors include: Taub Podiatry, Village Royale Animal Hospital, and Loxahatchee Lost and Found Pets.
Benefits for sponsors include the opportunity to showcase their company’s name and/or logo on print and digitally, verbal recognition at the event, complimentary registrations, complimentary exhibit space and more. Select sponsorship levels are limited so act quickly. To support this event, view sponsorship opportunities at www.barkypinesanimalrescue.com, call 561-402-1451, or email email@example.com.
For general information and to follow the event on Facebook, visit @BarkyPinesAnimalRescueSanctuary.
“We are excited for this new summertime, evening event and remain honored and humbled by the turnout of support for our Puppy Love 5k that takes place in February,” said Barky Pines Director Elizabeth Accomando.
About Barky Pines Animal Rescue and Sanctuary: Barky Pines is an animal rescue and sanctuary located in Loxahatchee, Florida. It is their mission and goal to save those who would otherwise be euthanized and to unite our furry friends with their forever homes. Barky Pines is the second largest rescuer of animals from Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control.
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