Fast and the Furriest (Rochester, NY)

June 3, 2017 Rochester

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Mark your calendar for Saturday, June 3, 2017, for The Fast & The Furriest® Races, Dog Walk & Pet Fest. Join us for our 11th Annual 10K, 5K, dog walk, and pet festival, which will again feature live music, food trucks, sponsor giveaways, vendors, pet contests, and a variety of activities for you, your family and your pets. Come out and help us celebrate our love of animals and our city.
The Fast & The Furriest(R) 5K, 10K Races, Walk & Pet Fest
6/3/17 7am-2pm
Free admission
The event is located at Rochester Animal Services, 184 Verona Street, Rochester NY 14608 and Brown Square Park, which is right across the street. There is free parking (although donations are appreciated) in the Kodak / Carestream Lot D on the corner of Brown Street and Verona Street, with access from Oak Street.

Special Features for 2017

  • Rabies & DAPP Vaccinations (9:00 am – 1:00 pm)
  • Microchip Clinic (dogs and cats eligible)
  • Discounted pet adoptions at Rochester Animal Services ($10 cats and $20 dogs)
  • Food Truck Rodeo
  • Play Yard Demonstration
  • Rescue Groups on site

Tentative 2017 Event Schedule

7:00 am – Race registration
8:00 am – 10K Race Start on Plymouth Avenue
8:15 am – 5K Race Start on Brown Street and Travis Fitch performs
8:30 am – Kids Zone and Attendee Dog Agility Course opens
9:00 am – Shelter opens, Rabies and microchip clinic opens
9:45 am – 10K and 5K Race Awards ceremony
10:30 am – Attendee Dog Agility Course closes
11:00 am – Dog Walk begins in park
12:00 am – Canine Play Yard demonstration begins
12:30 am – Pet contests at stage
1:00 pm – Winners of pet contests announced
1:30 pm – Kids Zone closes
1:30 pm – Raffle drawing, more music, clinic closes, and play yard closes
2:00 pm – Event ends

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