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CBHS Furry 5K Run/Walk set for May 18

Apr 08, 2024

Cedar Bend Humane Society Furry 5K Run/Walk set for May 18

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Waterloo, IA — The Cedar Bend Humane Society's 15th annual Furry 5K Run/Walk fundraiser event is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18th, 2024, at Big Woods Lake Recreation Area, south shelter, in Cedar Falls. Individuals with dogs are encouraged to bring their canine companions along for the event. All proceeds from the Furry 5K will benefit the homeless animals at the shelter.

Registration cost is $45 which includes a t-shirt and swag bag filled with goodies from our event sponsors. To guarantee a t-shirt, attendees must register by May 7th, 2024. Late registration (after May 7th) will not be guaranteed a t-shirt and swag bag. 

Packet pick-up will take place at the Cedar Bend Humane Society Adoption Center, 1166 W. Airline Hwy., Waterloo, on Thursday, May 16th, from 3:00 p.m. through 6:00 p.m. and Friday, May 17th, from 12:00 p.m. through 3:00 p.m. Race day packet pick-up will be offered at Big Woods Lake from 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Participants will make two trips around the scenic Big Woods lake, joined by their furry friends, for an exciting adventure they won't forget! In celebration of our 15th annual event, we hope to bring more fun and excitement than ever before! Don't miss out!  There will also be sponsor booths hosting activities, contests, and giveaways throughout the morning. 

This event is not timed. Participants may run/walk on the paved 3.1-mile course at their leisure. You may sign up to participate with or without your canine companions.

CBHS is thrilled to welcome back K92.3 to offer music, excitement, and more during the event!

Online registration is available at 2024furry5k.eventbrite.com, or stop by the Cedar Bend Humane Society adoption center at 1166 West Airline Highway, Waterloo, [12:00 p.m. through 6:00 p.m. daily] for assistance in registration.

For everyone’s safety, please no retractable leashes; leash lengths no longer than six feet; no female dogs in heat; dogs must be on a leash at all times; dog friendly dogs only; all dogs must be current on vaccines.


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Cedar Bend Humane Society

1166 West Airline Highway 
Waterloo, IA 50703-9634



Adoption Center Hours
Open daily: 12pm - 6pm

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Closed daily 12pm - 1pm for lunch

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Open daily: 7am - 4pm



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