5K9 Walk Run ™
The event starts and finishes at Montrose Harbor at the intersection of Montrose Avenue and Simonds Drive, Chicago, IL 60613
Print Mail-In Entry Form
If you purchased an Online Coupon (Groupon, LivingSocial, or Zozi) for this race, please click the Register Online button above and register by the Thursday prior to race date. During the registration process, you will need to enter your coupon/voucher # in the promo code box (please enter exactly as it appears on your offer – codes are CASE Sensitive) If you have missed the cutoff, you must register in person during Packet Pick-Up at the Saturday Petco location detailed below.
Packet Pick-Up and Event registration:
Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Petco Store : 10.00am - 4.00pm
On-site registration available starting from 6:00 – 7:30 am on race day.
Athlete Parking Guide
5K9 Costume Contest:
Strut your dog’s best outfit at the 5K9 Costume Contest! Judging will be based on originality, creativity, attention to detail and how well the costume complements your pet. Your bib number is your contestant number. You must be present to win. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. Please line up to the right of the stage at 9:20am on the day of the event. Decisions of the judges are final. Start planning your costume today!
Who’s on my team?!
If you a 5k9 team captain you can see your other members by CLICKING HERE.
Refund & Transfer Policies
All participant entries are non-refundable.
Transfers will be allowed up to 14 days prior to an event by clicking HERE. After that time entry transfers will not be accommodated.
The 5km course is open to all walkers and runners, with or without their furry friends. The start of the 5K is on North Simonds Drive just north of Montrose Drive. The course is a flat loop that proceeds north on Simonds to the Lake Front Trail and turns south just prior to Bryn Mar Avenue. The return is on the Lake Front Trail past Montrose Wilson Dog Beach, finishing back at the expo venue at the northeast corner of Montrose Drive & N. Simonds Drive.
The 1 Mile course is also open to all walkers and runners, with or without their best friends. The start of the 1-mile course is the same as the 5km - on North Simonds Drive just north of Montrose Drive. This time, however, the course turns left on Lawrence Avenue to a quick Left on the Lake Front Path, back under Simonds Dr. to the path and a right turn back to the finish line at expo venue at Montrose Dr. & N. Simonds Dr.
Packet Pick Up / Registration: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Petco Store - 2000N Clybourn, Chicago, IL 60614
|Packet Pick-up/ Race Day Registration||6:00 AM – 7:30 AM|
|5k Start||8:00 AM|
|1-Mile Start||9:00 AM|
|Staging for Costume Contest||9.20 AM|
RESULTS & AWARDS
A chip timed event where you and your pet get finish time credit. No, your dog won’t wear the timing chip– you’ll still do that– but you’ll share the achievement.
Finisher results by Sportstats will be posted on this page as well as emailed to all participants within 24 hrs of the event.
Awards announced at 10:00 am on the expo stage.Awards will be presented in the following categories:
Strut your dog’s best outfit at the 5K9 Costume Contest!
Judging will be based on originality, creativity, attention to detail and how well the costume complements your pet. Your bib number is your contestant number. You must be present to win.
Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. Decisions of the judges are final. Start planning your costume today!
About 5k9 Walk Run™
The Petco 5k9 Walk Run™ presented by Purina ProPlan is the national walk/run series open to both people and pets!
We're on a mission to promote healthy, fit lifestyles across the country while raising funds for animal welfare.
All our events include a 5k, 1-mile plus health and fitness expo for people and pets.
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