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Furry 5K Run/Walk Sunday, May 21st

May 21, 7:30AM - 9:00AM
Furry 5K Logo 2017

The 8th annual Cedar Bend Humane Society Furry 5K Run/Walk will be Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. at Big Woods Lake, Cedar Falls, Iowa. This event is open to all animal lovers and their K-9 companions. Last year 200 people participated.

Bring your dog!
This annual 5K run / walk is open to the public and individuals with dogs are encouraged to bring their pets along for the event. For everyone’s safety, please, no retractable leashes, no leash lengths longer than six feet, no female dogs in heat, and dogs must be licensed and current on vaccines.

Don't have a dog? Walk a shelter dog!
There is a limited number of dogs available. Participants walking a shelter dog must be
16 years old. If younger, walkers must be accompanied by an adult at all times. One shelter dog per family. Available CBHS dogs will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis on race day.

Registration Fee
The registration cost of $25 includes a t-shirt and tote bag. T-shirts and tote bags are guaranteed to those registered by May 12th.  Registration after May 12th increases to $30 and a t-shirt is not guaranteed. Please make checks payable
to the Cedar Bend Humane Society and mail to: 
Cedar Bend Humane Society
1166 West Airline Highway
Waterloo, IA 50703

Furry 5K Run Walk Brochure 2017
Online Furry 5K Run Walk Registration

Early Packet Pick Up
Event participants may pick up race packets on Friday, May 19th (10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) or Saturday, May 20th (10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) at the Cedar Bend Humane Society Adoption Center, 1166 West Airline Highway, Waterloo

Race Day Packet Pick Up
Event participants may pick up race packets prior to the race on Sunday, May 21st at the Big Woods Lake, South Shelter starting at 6:30 a.m.

There will be a contest for the best dog tricks. Impress the judges and win a prize. Awards ceremony at approximately 8:30 a.m.

Your Participation is Life-Saving!

Thank you to our sponsors for helping to make this event possible!

Companion Animal Clinic

Dream Chasers Acres

Hy Vee

Mutt Hutt


Trekman Racing

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1166 West Airline Highway 
Waterloo, IA 50703-9634


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