Saturday, May 4, 2013

26th Annual Atlanta Dog Jog! - May 4, 2013

2013 Atlanta Dog Jog

Presented by Georgia Veterinary Medical Association

Thank you for joining us for the 26th annual
2013 Atlanta Dog JogSaturday, May 4, 2013
Piedmont Park, Atlanta

8 am - registration
9 am - 1 mile walk/run
9:30 am - 2 mile walk/run

Dog jog is will be held Saturday rain or shine. According to many weather forecasts, the morning hours of Saturday may be the only dry hours of the weekend, so take advantage while you can and bring your dog for some exercise.

Presented by the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association Foundation, Atlanta Dog Jog is a highly anticipated annual event for dogs and their people in Atlanta's Piedmont Park. The fun- run and walk features a 1-mile and 2-mile course. Both are optimal for participants of all athletic levels, from competitive runners to casual walkers.  Strollers and wagons are permitted.
Proceeds of the 2013 event will benefit both the VetHeart of Georgia (formerly the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association (GVMA) Foundation) and Canine Assistants, an Alpharetta, GA based non-profit organization that breeds, raises and trains working dogs for children and adults with physical disabilities and seizure disorders.

Piedmont Park - Atlanta, GA
Saturday, May 4, 2013

9 am - one mile run/walk
9:30 am - two mile run/walk

Special Requirements
  • All dogs entered must have proof of current rabies vaccination.
  • By law, all dogs must be licensed.
  • All participants must sign an injury/illness waiver.
  • All dogs must be leashed at all times.
  • All dogs must compete on a leash no longer than 6 feet.
  • Puppies under 6 months of age may not compete in the 2-mile event.
  • Female dogs in heat will not be allowed to participate.
  • All decisions from judges are final.
At the discretion of the race director or race veterinarian, dogs whose behavior is unruly or might prove hazardous to other participants, dogs, or spectators, may be requested to leave.

Individuals may run with more than one dog provided that each dog is officially entered and properly leashed.

Important: This event is safe for the canine runner that has been properly trained. In the case of an animal emergency, veterinary aid will be available. However, you are responsible for the pre-conditioning of your pet.
LocationThe Start/Finish Line is located between the tennis courts and the swim center.
Parking is available on streets surrounding the park or in the new parking deck, accessed from the Atlanta Botanical Garden entry located off Piedmont Drive or from Worchester Drive, which is located off Monroe Drive.

For directions to Piedmont Park click here -
Physical Address
Parking Address
1320 Monroe Dr., NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

For more info, please visit Atlanta Dog Jog Website.

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