Event Summary

Who can participate: Everybody! Including: Families, friends, colleagues, children - both human and the fury four (or three) legged kind.

What is the event: hart’s 9th annual Sneakers and Strays fun run and walk.

When is the event: Sunday September 15, 2019 – 9:00 AM to 12:00 noon

Where’s the event: 13210 Buena Vista Road (Buena Vista Dog Park).

Why participate: To help rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome abandoned dogs, get some fresh air, and have some fun in Edmonton’s spectacular river valley.

 

RegistrationAll dogs pawticipating receive a finisher medal

  • Your entry includes 1 dog.  Extra dogs are $5 each!
  • Online registration closes Thursday, September 13, 2019
  • Registration price includes entry fee, GST, t-shirt, timing chip, and dog bandana (for each dog registered).
  • Extra bandanas will be available for purchase day-of for $10, subject to availability.
  • Entries received on or after September 1st are not guaranteed t-shirts, sizing, or dog bandanas.

  • REGISTRATIONS WILL BE TAKEN ONSITE ON RACE DAY.  $65. NO TSHIRT AND NO TIMING.  PLEASE REGISTER EARLY

 REGISTER NOW 

 

VIEW THE PARTICIPANT LIST HERE

WANT TO FUNDRAISE BUT NOT ONLINE?  DOWNLOAD THIS PLEDGE FORM HERE.

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Sneakers and Strays Schedule

Package Pickup Schedule - Friday, Sept 13
      
5:00pm-8:00pm      
Homes Alive Pets
13340 St Albert Trail

Package Pickup Schedule - Saturday, Sept 14   

1:00pm-5:00pm     
Homes Alive Pets
13340 St Albert Trail

Race Day Schedule - Sunday, Sept 15

9:00am - 9:30am Late Package Pickup & On-Site Registration
9:30am   Warmup and Pre-race Briefing (all events)
 10:00am 

10K, 5K and 3K: START

Dogs welcome, but MUST be leashed in accordance with city bylaws for 5k and 10k events

11:45am Winning times announced.

* ALL times subject to change. Times will be confirmed at package pickup.

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Run Information

5K Run & Walk - MAP LINK
From the startline, athletes will head north along the trail system to pass south under the footbridge following the trail.  
The trail hugs the riverbank of the North Saskatchewan to Laurier Park Rd.  
Athletes will follow the paved road clockwise around it (against the flow of traffic), to the T-Intersection. 
Athletes will take a left turn and head towards Quesnel Bridge for 200m to the run turnaround.
Due to construction, athletes will return the same way, following the flow of traffic around Laurier Park.  Just prior to the road access to Buena Vista Park, athletes will be directed onto the trail system which takes you past the Rowing Club and then left towards the finishline!

10K Run & WalkMAP LINK
10K athletes will complete another lap of the 5k route before coming into the finish!


2K Run & Walk - MAP LINK
The 2K walk will take dog and pawrent along a leisurely route within Buena Vista Park.

 


Additional Information

Canine
All City of Edmonton Dogpark guidelines apply. Dogs MUST be leashed for the 5km and 10km runs

Pledge Prizes
Pledge prizing and incentive level details to follow.

Water Stations
Refreshments are served at multiple points along the course for all events. You can choose between a sports drink and water. Water will be available for both dogs and their pawrents during the 5K & 3K events

Finish Line
After passing the finish line please move forward 200 meters. Just past the finish, you will find fruit, muffins & more! Beverages will be provided. Our medical services will also be available here.

Prize Distribution
Prizes will go to the top individual and team pledge collectors. Further prize information TBA. Pledge prizes include Pet Gift Baskets worth hundreds of dollars supplied by Homes Alive Pets

Results List
Results will be posted onsite at the end of each event and official results will be posted on our website within 24 hours of the event.

Event Activities
Adoptable Dogs! Merchandise Sales!  Visit our sponsors onsite.

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