Owners ages 12 and up, dogs ages 1yr. & up. Lace up your sneakers and grab your dog’s leash for the Pooch Pursuit! Run the 5K trail with treat stops all along the course. This dog friendly event (although canine participation is optional), will benefit the Friends of Hanover Dog Parks and their efforts to construct a dog park at Pole Green Park. All registered participants will receive an owner and dog friendly treat bag.
Entry Fee: $20 and $10 Awards will be presented to the top 3 finishers in each age division. Dog tags will be presented to all the K-9′s that complete the run.
Stay after the event for the K-9 Heroes Day. In honor of K-9 Veteran’s Day, Hanover Parks and Recreation, Hanover Hounds Search and Rescue, The Classy Canine and Friends of Hanover Dog Parks invite you and your special canine to the 3rd Annual Hanover K-9 Heroes Day.
Register to run the Pooch Pursuit 5K or the 1 mile fun run / walk, visit with canine friendly vendors, watch K-9 demonstrations in the areas of Military/Police/Therapy and Search & Rescue. There will also be fun activities and contests for you and your furry friend, including the following: Dog Gone Spring Egg Hunt Frosty Paws eating contest Fastest Wagging Tail contest Event is open to the public, with all dogs required to remain on a secure leash and have current license and rabies vaccination.
Refreshments will be available for purchase for people and pets. K-9 Heroes Day in Hanover is a celebration to honor the military and civilian K-9’s and their handlers who have given their unwavering service and sometimes their lives to serve these United States of America during the time of war and to also protect us here in our homeland. Per the House Joint Resolution 522, March 13th is designated as K-9 Veterans Day to honor the thousands of dogs that have served with honor, dignity and valor throughout the nation’s history.
The following homes and properties are will be on the tour:
Benefit for BARK
Benjamin Broening, Elgar, and Sibelius