Note: After you purchase your 5K registration, we'll email you a gift certificate with a unique code that you can use to register for the race here. Please use the code on the gift certificate itself, not the code on your invoice.
It’s Wilmington’s OFFICIAL DOG RACE!
paws4people is hosting its 9th Annual 5K at Empie Park, Sunday, April 23 at 3 p.m. Friendly leashed dogs are welcome at our race. Runners & walkers are more than welcome to have their 4-legged friend participate with them! Prizes awarded to top runners in each categories, including dogs :)
paws4people foundation raises, trains, and places Assistance Dogs with children, veterans, military dependents, and civilians living with disabilities. The organization provides certification, insurance, and support for the client/dog teams for the duration of their career at NO COST!
- The paws4people 5K course is a fast and flat tour of one of the most scenic segments of Wilmington’s Cross City Trail. The course starts in Empie Park and makes its way toward the Burnt Mill Creek Reservoir. There are water stops for both people and pets on course. The finish line is steps away from the off-leash dog park. Your four-legged friends are going to love this run.
The race is on Sunday, April 23, 2017. The official start time for the half marathon will be 3:00pm.
Participants who register by Friday, March 24, 2017 will be guaranteed a race shirt. The shirts are made of a cotton/polyester blend and are available in Youth Sizes S-L and Unisex sizes S-XXL.
Portable Dog Water Bowl are guaranteed through Friday, March 24, 2017. Be sure to claim your shirt & bowl today!