APA Laces Up for 6th Annual 5K

Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time to dust off those running shoes and start stretching- the Fast and the Furriest 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk is on its way!

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What: 6th Annual Fast and the Furriest 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk
Where: Sons of Rest Pavilion at Tower Grove Park (4256 Magnolia Ave, St Louis, Missouri 63110)
When: Sunday, April 27 at 9:00 a.m.

Mark your calendars now for the furriest race in town! This unique event is one of only a handful of races in the whole country that allows participants to run or walk with their four-legged friend. Now in its 6th year at Tower Grove Park, participation in this popular, festive run grows every year- nearly 500 people came out for it last year!

The 5K features RFID chip timing on a course accurately measured by Fleet Feet Sports, and the 1 Mile Walk offers a nice scenic stroll through the park, with or without your pooch. The day also features activities for kids, vendor booths, food trucks and prize giveaways.

Register now for a guaranteed event t-shirt. Registration costs $30 through April 25, and all proceeds benefit the pets and programs of the APA.

Can’t make the event but still want to help homeless animals? Start your own fundraising campaign! For the first time this year, APA supporters who can’t participate in the race can still pitch in by fundraising for the cause. Visit our Active.com fundraising page to get registered.

Don’t miss your chance to show off your pooch’s athletic prowess! Sign up today!


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