Our 3rd Annual Event!!!
Join AAGI for this fun family event. Open to all ages, with or without a dog. All proceeds go to support Arizona Adopt A Greyhound in their ongoing effort to find homes for retired racing greyhounds.
February 13, 2016 / 8 am start
Check-in starts at 7:00 am
Papago Park Softball Field
1300 N Collage — Tempe AZ 85281
Just North of Curry – Park in the Arizona Historical Museum lot
Where are we?
Both the 5k run/walk and the 1 mile walk will follow a fully paved loop course starting and ending at the Softball Field. The course winds through scenic Papago and Evelyn Hallman Parks, traveling along the canal through beautiful desert country. One hill to navigate, making this a fun run with a little challenge.
See Course maps below for more details.
How Do I Signup??
We have spots for the whole family and encourage you to bring your dog as well. Just click on the categories below to go directly to the signup page.
5k Adult Over 12 Years without Dog $25
Enters you in the 5k without a dog. Entitles you to an Event T-shirt, Swag Bag & automatic entry to the raffle with your tag number.
5k Adult Over 12 Years with Dog (maximum 2 dogs pe person) $30
Enters you in the 5k with your dog. Entitles you to an Event T-shirt, Swag Bag, treats for your dog & automatic entry to the raffle with your tag number.
1 ml Walk Adult Over 12 Years without Dog $15
Enters you in the 1 mile Walk without a dog. Entitles you to an Event T-shirt, Swag Bag & automatic entry to the raffle with your tag number.
1 ml Walk Adult Over 12 Years with Dog $20
Enters you in the 1 mile Walk with your dog. Entitles you to an Event T-shirt, treats for your dog & automatic entry to the raffle with your tag number.
Either race Child Under 12 Years $10
MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY ADULT. Enters you in either race. Entitles you to an Event T-shirt & automatic entry to the raffle with your tag number.NOTE: Kids under 12 years may accompany their parent(s) at NO CHARGE if they don’t want a bib, swag bag or t-shirt.
Adult Team Over 12 Years with or without Dog. 4 or more per team with $5 discount off entry fee.
NOTE: Enter as INDIVIDUALS as follows:
Captains Enter as an individual in any of the above categories and choose the option “Create a Team”. Name your team. When you get to check out enter the code: TEAM for a $5 discount off your entry. Tell your friends your team is now open!!
Team Members Enter as an individual in any of the above categories and choose “Join a Team”, pick the team you wish to join and when you get to check out enter the code TEAM for a $5 discount. Children under 12 may join teams but are not eligible for the discount.
Prizes & Raffle
This is a “fun” event so we are not using timer chips. We will however have some fun prizes for those that want to compete plus a raffle using your Tag Number. Everybody will get a Bling Bag with an event shirt plus this year we will have awards for the Top 3 finishers in each category — plus prizes for:
Best Costume Without Dog Feel like wearing a costume and getting a prize — craziness encouraged!
Best Costume With Dog You can also be crazy with your pooch. Just costumed pets count if you are too embarrassed to dress up.
Most Coordinated Team Show your team spirit by coordinating your colors or shirts.
The Rules are
Not many rules to worry about other then the general rules of courtesy —
1. All dogs must be leashed at all times.
2. Please clean up after your dog.
3. Please only bring social, friendly dogs.
4. Children under 12 years may not handle family dog during the race.
All proceeds from this event go to Arizona Adopt A Greyhound, a 501(c)3 non-profit who has been helping find homes for retired racing greyhounds since 1990. We greatly appreciate your support.