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Footin’ for Animals 5K & 10K

October 31

Footin’ for Animals is a 5K & 10K walk/run held at the beautiful State Arboretum of Virginia, located at Blandy Experimental Farm in Boyce, VA.

Enjoy a fun-filled day while supporting The Briggs Animal Adoption Center (BAAC), a program of The National Humane Education Society. BAAC’s primary mission is to place cats and dogs into loving homes with people who will fulfill lifelong commitments to them by accepting them as members of their families. We rely solely on charitable contributions to achieve our mission and carry out our programs on behalf of cats and dogs.

Walk or run by yourself or bring along your dog to join the fun! Wear your Halloween costume or dress up your dog for some extra fall fun!

Participants receive an event t-shirt, water, coffee, and snacks.

This USATF Certified 5K Course is a trail that runs through the beautiful State Arboretum of Virginia.

Parking is available in the visitor lot. This event will be hand-timed for participants who wish to be timed. Race bibs will be available for pick up on the race day.

*Please note that if the event is canceled by Blandy Farm or the State of Virginia, we will inform you of this as soon as we can and all registration fees will be refunded if requested. *

Event takes place on Saturday, October 31, 2020

Separate start times for runners and walkers.

For Runners:
Check-in begins at 9 a.m.
Race begins at 10 a.m.

For Walkers:
Check-in begins at 10 a.m.
Walkers start on trail at 11 a.m.

Masks must be worn before and after the race and at starting line. Masks can be removed once on the trail.
Social distancing of at least 6′ must be practiced.
The pavilion will be closed to the public, with the exception of the restrooms which will remain open.
T-shirts will be handed out at the start of the race.

Register before October 10 for a registration price of $30 and a guaranteed event t-shirt.

Registrations after October 10th will have a fee of $35 and t-shirt cannot be guaranteed



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