Small Race Preview: Tigard K9 5K Run/Walk and Kids Run (Tigard)

Woof! Woof woof! Being an animal lover and a dog owner, I am all about combining running and dogs together. The Tigard K9 5K is a fundraiser for the Tigard Police K-9 program and local youth projects. Last year the race raised $3,000 for the K-9 program and in it’s 4th year now, they hope to be able to raise even more this year!

Unlike a lot of the smaller races, this race is chip-timed as you race through lovely Cook Park. Your dog can even run with you! There is also a kids run option for the little ones. This race has a super cute finisher medal for all participants!  There are also awards for:

  • First, Second, and Third Place 5K Run winner
  • First, Second, and Third Place 5K Run Dog Winner (with their person!)
  • Kids Run Winner

There is a pankcake feed put on by the local Boy Scouts post race too! How can you go wrong with this race? Sign up for now for a fun event for a great cause! 🙂

What: Tigard K9 5K

When: Saturday October 7, 2017; Race Start time 9am –

Where: Cook Park –  Southwest 92nd Avenue;  Start line and finish line are at the shelter #2

Cost: $30 5k; $5 Kids Dash; Register Here!


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