8:00am to 11:00am. Join them for their annual spring 5K-9 run! Runners from the metro area come together with their pooches for this fun event! Four-legged companions are not required but are welcome! Timed, race runners will begin at 8am. This race benefits Gateway Pet Guardians and their mission to end homelessness for animals in the metro east through rescue, rehabilitation, and education! New for 2017 ... all participating pooches will receive a 'Finisher' dog tag!!! Can't make it on April 30? That's ok! You can now register to run virtually for $20 (includes tech tee) and support Gateway Pet Guardians! You can either pick-up your shirt at packet pick-up or they will mail it to you after the race! Your race, your place, your date! All while supporting a fabulous rescue! For the little ones, they've added the all new "Run Rover Run" 1/2 mile fun run ($10) for kiddos 10 and under, which includes a t-shirt! Nice easy run around the inner loop at Rock Springs Park!
Awards: Top 3 males and females: 13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over. Trophy to top overall male and female.
Packet pick-up is on April 28 from 4pm-7pm, at Toolen's Running Start, 3220 Green Mount Crossing Drive, O'Fallon, IL 62269. If you can't make it, you can still pick-up your packet on race day!
For more information, contact Sheila Ford at Gateway Pet Guardians: email@example.com or 609-320-8659.