Petco 5K9 Walk Run Wag

University Park

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In a Nutshell

Walkers, runners, and their pups gather to tackle a 1-mile or 3.1-mile course benefiting the Petco Foundation

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 19, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Online registration required by August 15. Must sign waiver. ONLY Valid only for the event on Sunday, August 18th, 2013. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Modern families gather around the television at night, much like earlier families gathered around the radio and even earlier families gathered around a burning stack of their enemies' clothes. Come together with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $10 for entry to a 1-mile run/walk with or without your dog (up to a $30 value)
  • $15 for entry to a 3.1-mile run/walk with or without your dog (up to a $40 value)

On Sunday, August 18, walkers, runners, and their trusty pups converge at Columbia Annex Park for the Petco 5K9 Walk Run Wag. The 3.1-mile race begins at 8 a.m., and the 1-mile race begins at 9 a.m. The chip-timed events culminate with an awards ceremony at 10 a.m. The event benefits the Petco Foundation, which works to help homeless pets find forever homes.

Petco 5K9 Walk Run

When they weren't busy winning Ironman triathlons and coaching athletes to national success, the trainers behind spent their time like many Americans: hanging out with their favorite pooches. Eventually, the team found a way to incorporate their four-legged friends into their runs, as well. Thus, the Petco 5K9 Walk Run was born. Now a national series of 1-mile and 5K runs, the dog-friendly events promote outdoor activity while raising funds for local animal welfare groups with the help of the Petco Foundation. In addition to hitting the course with their pets, participants can also discover the latest exercise innovations during a visit to the event's health and fitness expo.

Customer Reviews

Very well organized! My dog and I had a great time!
Kirsten S. · September 25, 2013
A SUPER, wonderful event!! Loved every minute of it. This was my first 5k ever and I have now committed to doing a 5k a month for the next year!
Josie B. · August 21, 2013
It was so much fun for me and my dog. Plus it was a great workout. We left with lots of cool product samples. Can't wait to do it again next year!!
Robin T. · August 20, 2013
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    University Park

    North Lombard and N Woolsey

    Portland, OR 97203

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