The Doggone Fun Run includes a competitive chip timed 5K Run (without dogs) and a 5K and a 1 mile Fun Run/Walk (with or without dogs). There will be medals for age group winners of the competitive 5K Run along with prizes for winners of the ‘canine costume competition’. Come early and stay late to peruse vendor booths, enjoy live music, watch the Unstoppable K9’s perform, and more.
Registration through April 14 is $30 per person or $70 for a family of three or more. Fees increase to $40 and $90 respectively for late registration on April 15 and 16. Dog owners must ensure canine participants have a current rabies vaccine and are on a non-retractable leash. To register for the event go to www.fortbendcares.org.
Fort Bend Cares, a charitable foundation, has raised nearly $1.4 million over the last 11 years to support nonprofit organizations that serve disadvantaged children in Fort Bend County. This year, Fort Bend Cares will donate a small portion of proceeds from the Doggone Fun Run to Fort Bend Pets Alive!