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Strut Your Mutt, brought to you by Hunter Subaru

Saturday, July 28, 2018
Historic Depot on Maple street in Downtown’s 7th Ave District 650 Maple Street HendersonvilleNC  28792
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Historic Depot on Maple street in Downtown’s 7th Ave District 650 Maple Street HendersonvilleNC  28792

About This Activity

 

Strut Your Mutt 5K Run/Walk

Brought to you by: Hunter Subaru www.huntersubaru.com

Proceeds from this event will benefit local animal rescue non-profits.

 

A fun family and pet friendly walk / run kicking off Tails in Town

TAILS IN TOWN
Tails is Town is a brand new event that is the result of a partnership between WTZQ and The City of Hendersonville where pets of all kinds and their people can share some quality time together and give back to the local organizations that contribute to our community’s animal welfare.

 

WHEN:

Saturday, July 28, 2018 @ 8:00am

Please arrive early for registration packet pickup and line-up

WHERE:

Historic Depot on Maple Street

Downtown Hendersonville’s 7th Ave District

Hendersonville, NC

PACKET PICK UP/RACE DAY REGISTRATION:

Race packets may be picked up starting at 7:00 am on the

morning of the race. Please arrive at least thirty minutes prior to race start at 8:00am.

Day-of registration will be available for $30.00.

EARLY PACKET PICK-UP: Avaialable Thursday, 7/26 and Friday, 7/27, at Hunter Subaru 

Showroom Address - 2520 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 

Website - https://www.huntersubaru.com/

 

COURSE:

The course will begin at the Boxcar behind the Historic Depot on Maple Street, down 7th avenue to the Oklawaha Greenway for a loop returning to the Depot.

ENTRY FEE:

$30.00 Cash or Check –  Race Day Registration (t-shirt not guaranteed)

Children 12 and Under are FREE with participating adult (no t-shirt)

Dogs are FREE. Leashes are Required. Owners responsible for their pets.

 

***IMPORTANT NOTES FOR THOSE WHO WILL BE PARTICIPATING WITH THEIR DOGS*** We are thrilled to welcome all the canine kids but please keep this in mind:

1.    Check your dog's health and mood before he/she joins us. If your dog is not feeling 100% or seems irritable, keep hiildren 12 and Under are FREE with participating adult and will not receive at t-shirt.

Dogs are FREE. Leashes are Required. Owners responsible for their pets.m/her home for the day. You will be showing them just as much love by keeping them resting in non-ideal circumstances.

2.     Enjoy togetherness on the course by keeping your dog on his/her favorite leash. Do not, however, use a long (6 ft or more) leash. Also- help your dog by staying in control. Community races are busy places with a lot of stimuli for dogs. Keep them calm so they can have a good time with you on a special day out

3.     Bring along some means to keep your doggie hydrated and fueled. There will be water stations along the trail but you may want your own portable dish or squirt bottle for your pup.

4.    If you do bring snacks for your pup, be considerate. Fuel your dog's energy without accidentally sparking other dogs' interests with the yummy food.

 

Event details and schedule

                                                                                                      



FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO PARTICIPATE?

$30.00 Cash or Check –  Race Day Registration (t-shirt not guaranteed)

Children 12 and Under are FREE with participating adult (no t-shirt)

Dogs are FREE. Leashes are Required. Owners responsible for their pets.

 

PACKET PICK UP/RACE DAY REGISTRATION:

Race packets may be picked up starting at 7:00 am on the

morning of the race. Please arrive at least thirty minutes prior to race start at 8:00am.

Day-of registration will be available for $30.00  cash or check.

 

EARLY PACKET PICK-UP: Avaialable Thursday, 7/26 and Friday, 7/27, at Hunter Subaru 

Showroom Address - 2520 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 

Website - https://www.huntersubaru.com/


Complimentary Strut Your Mutt T-Shirts are available to pre-registered participants 13 and Older, in men’s and women’s fitted styles, thru June 30th. After this deadline, shirts will be available on a first come-first serve basis. We cannot guarantee shirts for walk up registrations.

WHAT IS THE RACE ROUTE?
Run or walk a section of the beautiful Oklawaha Greenway Trail starting and finishing at the Tails in Town vendor fair at the Historic Depot on Maple Street in Downtown Hendersonville's 7th Avenue District.

IS THIS EVENT DOG FRIENDLY?
Yes, Strut Your Mutt encourages dog participation. Please note that all dogs must be leashed, well behaved and up-to-date on their shots. For safety reasons, we ask that no retractable leashes be used at the event.

DO I HAVE TO RUN/WALK WITH A DOG?
You are not required to bring a dog with you; many people at the event will be running/walking without dogs.

IS THIS EVENT KID FRIENDLY?
Yes, bring the whole family! Strollers are also welcome.

DO I HAVE TO REGISTER MY CHILD?

Ages 13-17 do need to register and will receive a race packet with T-shirt.

Children 12 and Under are Free, do not need to register, and will not receive a T-shirt.

All participants 17 and under MUST be accompanied by a registered adult. 


CAN I WALK INSTEAD OF RUN?

Yes, a lot of participants will choose to walk.

WILL THIS EVENT BE A TIMED EVENT?
No, however we will have a clock so that you and your pooch can see how you did.


WHY SHOULD I PARTICIPATE?
Run or walk because you believe that every animal deserves the love of a forever family. This year, area animal rescue non-profits will positively impact the lives of animals through adoption and other services.

WHAT FOOD WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT?

There will be food trucks in attendance offering lunch and drinks for sale.

WILL THERE BE ALCOHOL AT THE EVENT?
Yes! Beer will be available for sale at Tails In Town immediately following Strut Your Mutt. Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol.

CAN I VOLUNTEER AT THE EVENT?
Yes, please SIGN UP HERE to volunteer at this event by becoming a Friend of Downtown Hendersonville. 

http://downtownhendersonville.org/friends-of-downtown-2/


WHO CAN I CONTACT WITH ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?
Get in touch with WTZQ at 1600@wtzq.com


 

***IMPORTANT NOTES FOR THOSE WHO WILL BE PARTICIPATING WITH THEIR DOGS*** We are thrilled to welcome all the canine kids but please keep this in mind:

1.    Check your dog's health and mood before he/she joins us. If your dog is not feeling 100% or seems irritable, keep him/her home for the day. You will be showing them just as much love by keeping them resting in non-ideal circumstances.

2.     Enjoy togetherness on the course by keeping your dog on his/her favorite leash. Do not, however, use a long (6 ft or more) leash. Also- help your dog by staying in control. Community races are busy places with a lot of stimuli for dogs. Keep them calm so they can have a good time with you on a special day out

3.     Bring along some means to keep your doggie hydrated and fueled. There will be water stations along the trail but you may want your own portable dish or squirt bottle for your pup.

4.    If you do bring snacks for your pup, be considerate. Fuel your dog's energy without accidentally sparking other dogs' interests with the yummy food.

 

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