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Marquette Sunrise Doggy Dash July 4th

Marquette Sunrise Doggy Dash July 4th

A fun run/walk with your dog in the cool & quiet of the morning, away from holiday noise and crowds.  Sponsored by/a benefit for UPAWS.  See www.youtube.com for videos of past Marquette Sunrise Dog Dash events (search by event name).   
Thursday, July 4, 2013, 8:30 a.m. starting time, rain or shine.

Registration / Start / Finish at Picnic Rocks Park, corner of Lake Shore Blvd. and East Fair Ave., Marquette, Michigan.  Registration 7:30-8:15 a.m. - bring completed lower portion of this form and $15 (exact amount please; only a limited amount of change will be available) to Picnic Rocks event day.  Dogs entered receive 4th of July bandana (while supplies last).

Click HERE to download a registration form

Checks payable to UPAWS.  Entries may be mailed well in advance to:  UPAWS, RE:  Marquette Sunrise Dog Dash, PO Box 968, Marquette,
MI  49855.

NOTE:  This is primarily a fun run / walk.  The following 8 Overall Fastest Dogs will receive trophies in both the 1 Mile and 2.5 Mile:  1st Dog with Human Male, 1st Dog with Human Female, 1st Dog with Youth Boy; 1st dog with Youth Girl (Youth awards = age 12 & under).  Except for the overall winners, the event will be untimed; if you wish to clock your own time, kindly wear a wristwatch.

Dog Costume Contest for entrants at 9:30 a.m. (right after run / walk), with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes!

NOTES:  Dogs must be well-behaved, leashed, under control, & have current shots.  Owners must pick up after their dogs at Park and on the course.  Children age 8 & under must be accompanied by an adult.  No dogs allowed on beach in Picnic Rocks area.  


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