2nd Annual DC Doggie Dash

March 17, 2012 – SouthWood, Tallahassee, FL

Thanks to everyone that participated in the 2nd Annual DC Doggie Dash.

Race results are published at the Gulf Winds Track Club’s website.

Congratulations also go to all ten Department of Corrections’ K9 units that participated – they all won Garmin GPS Rino Handheld Units for their K9 units to better coordinate and assist in tracking missing children and elderly and assisting law law enforcement.

Those winners are:

  • Liberty Correctional Institution (CI)
  • Madison CI
  • Gulf CI – 2 teams
  • Franklin CI – 2 teams
  • Hamilton CI
  • Charlotte CI
  • Tomoka CI
  • Wakulla CI
  • Suwannee CI- 2 teams
  • Century CI

If you have pictures or thoughts from the Doggie Dash please share them on the event’s Facebook page.

Also, Endurance Imaging will be contacting runners via email when finish-line photos are ready. In the event you didn’t provide your email when you registered or want to make sure you’re notified, register here.

Historical Event Info Below

“Help Us Place Dogs in Forever Homes”

PLEASE LEAVE YOUR DOGS AT HOME SO WE CAN SHOWCASE OURS

ON-LINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED. IF YOU HAVEN’T PRE-REGISTERED ON-LINE YOU CAN BRING YOUR FORM TO EARLY PACKET PICK-UP AT CAPITAL CITY RUNNERS CLUB ON THURSDAY AND YMCA IN SOUTHWOOD ON FRIDAY (DETAILS BELOW). YOU WILL ALSO BE ABLE TO REGISTER AT THE RACE SITE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 17TH FOR $18.

For Runners: Registration Form | WTXL Video | View 8K Race Certification | Facebook Event PageMaps of Parking and Run/Walk Routes

Age Group Awards – Door Prizes – K9 Handler Demonstration – Dogs for Adoption – DJ – Music – Food and Fun

Event Location:

Park area at the intersection of Grove Park Drive and Terrebone Drive. View a full map of even location, parking, and race routes.

Registration:

$18 (day of race – Shirts available while supplies last – on-line registration has closed)

Date/Time:

Saturday, March 17, 2012
8:00 a.m. – Registration and Check In
9:00 a.m. – 8K and 5K Races Start
9:45 a.m. – 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
10:00 a.m. – Awards Presentation and K-9 Team Demonstration

Arrival:

You can enter SouthWood by Tram Road and Four Oaks Blvd – click for a map.

Parking

Parking is available at John Paul II Catholic High School, Florida High SchoolCreative Preschool, in state agency parking lots, and along the roadsides of Terrebone Drive and School House Road.

Do NOT park along the roadside of Grove Park Drive.

View an interactive map of the event location, parking, and routes. You can also download a printable map.

Maps of Runs

Starting Location – Grove Park Drive/Terrebone Drive.

View maps of all the routes. Please note the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk route has been updated.

Our 8K race has been certified: certification code FL12004EBM.

Early Packet Pickup:

  • FOR DC EMPLOYEES: Friday, March 16th, 2012, at the Carlton Bldg in the lobby area of the Gadsden Street entrance.
  • FOR EVERYONE: Friday, March 16th, 2012: The YMCA at SouthWood from 4 PM to 7 PM.

Check-In, Race Day Registration, and Race Day Packet Pickup:

Check-in and day-of registration and packet pick-up begins at 8 AM.

There will be three tables to facilitate check-in, day-of registration, and day-of packet pickup: one each for the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, the 5K Race, and the 8K Race.

Packets and shirts will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis to those who did not pre-register.

Winner Announcements and Winner Boards:

Masters and Grandmaster Awards for the 8K, 5K and 1 mile  and our winning K-9 Team will be announced and given near the event stage at the conclusion of the 1 Mile Fun Run, at approximately 10:00 a.m.

For the 5K participants, there will be a winner board located at the 5K tent. There are 90 winners in this group so names will not be announced but photos will be taken at the 5K booth.

This will list all winners by age group 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and winners will come to come to this tent to accept their award  10 -15 minutes after the 5K finishes. Photography provided by Endurance Images and photos will be available for purchase.

First Aid:

We will have a first-aid station with a first-responder and RN on-site to deal with emergencies should they occur.

Event Photography:

Endurance Imaging will be using “Auto Cam” to photograph each and every runner as s/he crosses the finish line. Proceeds from the sale of photos will be donated to the Corrections Foundation.

Pre-register now for your photos from Endurance Imaging.

K-9 Demonstrations:

Kevin Dean of the Inspector General’s Canine Program will be on-hand with three K-9 teams performing drug and cell phone detection demonstrations.

Food Vendors:

  • Lasang Pinoy Philippine Cuisine
  • Fired Up Pizza Truck
  • Lucy and Leo’s Cupcakes
  • Grilled Cheese

How to Identify Event Staff and Volunteers:

  • Event staff will be wearing orange shirts
  • 5K Race Staff will be wearing blue shirts
  • 8K Race Staff will be wearing yellow shirts

This year we’re collecting dog treats, blankets, toys and leashes to benefit the prison dog training programs throughout the state.

PLEASE LEAVE YOUR DOGS AT HOME SO WE CAN SHOWCASE OURS

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