2013 Bark in the Park
Dog Festival & 5-K9 Fun Run
July 20, 2013
Trailside Park (NEW VENUE), Park City, UT
5-K9 Fun Run - RACE RESULTS - CLICK HERE
PICS FROM THE EVENT - CLICK HERE
Starts at 8am. Join 300 runners and their dogs for a family fun 5-K through the local neighborhood. Each runner gets "the best swag bag ever" - a reusable backpack bag full of goodies and coupons as well as a technical race shirt! All dogs get an FOAU doggie bandana!
Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall, men and women running with and without a dog.
There will also be a prize for the winner of each age category - men and women, with and without a dog so there are lots of chances to get great stuff along with the excellent race bag and technical shirt. You can run or walk the 5-K9 or a shorter 1K stroll around the park. Either way, you will get the same swag! Click here to register for the fun run.
(Please note that you must register for the fun run by July 1st to be guaranteed a technical race shirt.)
Get your paws on the pavement and run for THEIR lives!
Plus - YOU CAN WIN A $500 GIFT CARD FROM TANGER OUTLETS AND OTHER GREAT PRIZES!!!
Register online for the race at Active.com and you will have the option to become a fundraiser at the end of the registration. Great prizes for various fundraising levels and you will be helping the animals too! You can create your own fundraising page with pictures of your animals or one of FOAU's rescued animals. Its easy and fun - who will be TOP DOG for 2013?
Raise $100 and get an FOAU logo cap
Raise $250 and get an FOAU logo stadium blanket
Raise $500 and get an FOAU OGIO duffel bag
Raise $1000 and get a $100 Tanger Outlets gift card
Grand Prize - $500 Tanger Outlets gift card (must raise min. of $1000 to be eligible for grand prize).
Each prize level gets all of the stuff from the lower levels too.
Bark in the Park Dog Festival
is an event open to canines of all breeds, shapes and sizes as well as their people. Events will include both athletic and non-athletic competitions such as, musical sit (similar to musical chairs), best trick American Howl and Frisbee toss competitions.
Owners can join their pets for the dog and owner look-a-like contest. Great prizes for the winners in each category!
This family fun day features exhibitors including local pet related businesses, animal entertainers, other rescue groups and non-profits and refreshments for both dogs and their human companions. Lots of great giveaways!
Admission is FREE for spectators and dogs. All of the FOAU events and contests are free.
$5 pancake breakfast immediately following the 5-K9 Run. Once again, old fashioned flapjacks cooked to perfection. Lunch will also be available later in the day. All proceeds benefit the animals.
BACK FOR MORE Course a'Lure in 2013!!
The excitement of obstacle lure coursing is returning to Bark in the Park! Course a'Lure brings the fun and excitement of this event to the festival! Course a'Lure travels all over the Western US. You can see them on their website at www.coursealure.com. Your dog can try his paw at this fun and challenging event.
A portion of the proceeds from Course a'Lure will go to FOAU and the animals. The Course a'Lure folks have a big following from the Salt Lake area that attend their events, so expect a big crowd of Course a'Lure fans!
You can sign up for the race, to volunteer or to be a sponsor all on this page. Any questions, email Charlene Brewster at firstname.lastname@example.org.