Racine County K9-5K Run/Walk

Saturday, April 21, 2018  @  9:00 AM   •  5k, Supporting Racine County K9 Units

Address:

7320 Michna Rd, Racine, WI    view map

Registration closed:

Registration is now closed - You may register on-site

Description:

Welcome to the Racine County K9-5K

The K9-5K is dedicated to funding needs of the Racine County K9 Programs. Your support is greatly appreciated. 

9:00 Start- Participants WITHOUT K9 Companion

9:05 Start - Participants WITH K9 Companion & Walkers

Racine County - Mount Pleasant - Sturtevant - City of Racine - Caledonia

 

Each Pre Registered Participant will receive:

Features:

 T Shirt

 Finisher's Medal

 Goody Bag

 Event Timed

 Raffle

 Awards

 

Racine County K9 Units

Racine County K9 unit costs are all covered by community donations.  

About the program:

Racine County has many K9 units. The K9s are dual purpose dogs trained in patrol tactics such as tracking and searching for missing people or offenders, offender apprehension, handler protection and evidence search/recovery. The second purpose they are trained in is narcotic detection.

These dog are highly trained and are very hard working dogs. Their handlers put in many hours or training and work to perfect their skills and to keep them at the highest level they can achieve to keep the citizens and visitors of Racine County safe. 

These dogs do not hesitate to serve and protect when called upon, no matter the danger they may face.

K9 teams are assigned to the patrol division but are called upon to assist with other departments if needed. These K9 teams have also responded to numerous calls outside our county and agencies when asked to assist with situations. All K9s live with their handlers and their families. The K9 teams are on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week if needed.

The resource of having K9 teams in the Patrol division gives us a more efficient way to locate narcotics, fleeing or hiding offenders, the recovery of evidence, and an invaluable increase in Officer safety. Simply put, the K9 officers can do things our human deputies cannot and for that they are invaluable to our agencies and the communities we serve.

These K9 teams also are great in the community and can be seen at numerous community events promoting safety and community awareness on the police K9 abilities. 

   
   
   
Fundraising Progress
$2,000 (Goal)
$1,076 (raised)
$0

Course description:

Animated View of course: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1930399751

Directions to start:

We will assemble at Cliffside Park, Located in Caledonia WI (Between Oak Creek and Racine - on the shore of Lake Michigan) Shelter Area #1. 

The 5K will have 2 waves: 

1. 9:00 - Runners Only

2. 9:05 - Runners with K9 Companion (must supply your own). Followed by Walkers.

Since we’re supporting a K9 program, we encourage you to bring your 4-legged friend to walk with you.

Important Dog Information:

  • Please only bring dogs that are well-behaved and used to being around other dogs and people.
  • Dogs should be kept on a leash that is shorter than 6 feet, with no retractable leashes.
  • Please clean up after your dog – “doggie bags” will be available.
  • Limit 1 dog per registrant.
  • Dogs should be at least 6 months old and current on all vaccinations.
  • No dogs will be allowed inside of the pavilion.

Prizes to top finishers will be awarded, but most importantly we look forward to seeing you have fun!

Parking:

Parking is available throughout Cliffside Park

Awards info:

This event will have a shot gun start with a chip time finish. Results will be posted LIVE:

at  www.5Kevents.org

Awards will be given to:

1st Place Overall Male - $50 Gift Certificate to Performance Running Outfitters
1st Place Overall Female - $50 Gift Certificate to Performance Running Outfitters

Top 3 Male and Female overall runners 
Top 3 Male and Female in 5 year age groups.
Top Dog (small, medium, and large breeds)

Additional info

  • 5K Runners Only:            9:00 am
  • 5K with K9 or Walkers:   9:05 am
  • Door Prizes:                    Announced at 10:15 am
  • Awards:                          10:30am
  • K9 Demonstration:         Following awards Ceremony

Chip Timing

This event is chip timed, your chip will be attached to your race bib. You must wear the race bib and chip during the event to be scored. Bibs must be worn on the front belly area of your body. 

Price Increases

Early Bird Pricing

$25 through February 1, 2018

General Pricing

$30 February 2 - March 18, 2018 

Late Pricing

$35 March 19 - April 20, 2018

Race Day Pricing

$40

REMOTE RUNNERS

$35

Shirt Size Update

4/20/18: We only have 2XL shirts available now. You MAY be able to exchange shirt sizes after the race. 

Packet pickup:

Early Packet Pick Up Added:
Friday, April 20th 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Performance Running Outfitters
7956 South Main Street, Oak Creek, WI 53154

Race Day Packet Pick Up and Registration:
Saturday, April 21 7:30-8:45 a.m.
Cliffside Park (Shelter Area #1)
7320 Michna Rd, Racine, WI

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