Register for the 2019 Chase Your Tail 5k

On Sunday, October 13 One of a Kind Pet Rescue will be putting on Chase Your Tail with a 5k Run/Walk & 5K Competitive Walk nearly half waterfront on the Towpath and timed by EnMotive Ohio as part of the Ohio Challenge Series.  We also have a 1 Mile Walk "Doggie Dash" (Untimed Event).  You are permitted to bring your dog on a leash for all events!

The race is on the roads and Towpath, and begins and ends at Summit Lake Community Center, 380 W Crosier St, Akron, OH 44311.  This is a very pretty and newer section of the Towpath, called The Divide, and takes you over the floating Towpath Trail across the middle of Summit Lake.  All event participants will receive a race t-shirt and finisher's medal. There is a virtual race option as well - participants will receive a race t-shirt and medal for participating. This event benefits One of A Kind Pet Rescue, a no-kill, no time-limit shelter whose mission is to save the lives of animals in imminent danger of euthanasia and enrich the lives of people through rescue, spaying/neutering, adoption, and advocacy on behalf of homeless pets.  Donations can also be given by going to this link fundraiser page, donations can also be made through the registration process.

Packet pick up is on race-day only, beginning at 7:30 AM.  5K Run/Walk & 5K Competitive Walk events start at 9:00 AM!  The 1 Mile Walk "Doggie Dash" (Untimed) event starts at 9:10 AM!

All preregistered 5K Participants will receive a technical T-shirt (short or long sleeve), finisher medal, and goodie bag.  Limited amounts will be available race-day so please preregister. 

Awards for 5K Run/Walk will be given to the top 3 male and female plus top three males & females in the following age groups:11 & under, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 & older. 
Fastest Team for 5K Run/Walk (Minimum of 3 members, no maximum) All team members will be recorded individually with the 3 fastest times averaged to determine the winning team.

Awards for 5K Competitive Walk will be given to top 3 male and female finishers.

Awards for 1 Mile Walk "Doggie Dash" will be given to top 3 finishers.

Award for Team Fundraising: A trophy will be presented to the team with the highest fundraising total (no limit on number of team participants).

Can't make it in person? Do the Virtual Race on your own time in your own location! Walk or run a distance of 5k between October 1st and October 14th, and you will receive an event t-shirt and finisher's medal.  The items will be mailed out by November!

If you would like to volunteer at our event please sign up under this link volunteer section.

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