The Fast & The Furriest 2020 - 10th Annual Event

11581 Daniels Parkway
Fort Myers, FL 33913

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The Fast and the Furriest 5K and 1 Mile Walk

New Venue for the 10th Year Anniversary Event!

April 4th, 2020 at Jetblue Park at Fenway South

This 5K and 1 Mile Fun Walk is dog friendly and tail-wagging fun! 

Participants can run or walk with or without a dog!

Special Finisher Medals for first 400 to cross Finish 

If you love all things furry and want to help GCHS with it's mission to provide humane care for surrendered animals by offering refuge, providing medical care, and facilitating an adoptive home in it's no-kill shelter. You can't miss this!

Whether you are a serious runner, a weekend jogger, simply enjoy walking, or just love all things furry - this event is for YOU!  

Traditional age group medals awarded to top chipped runners, and to the Fastest Dogs in 3 weight categories. 

Other awards for Top Fundraisers and Triple Crown Award Winners too!  

Event details and schedule

7:30am - 5K Run Starts

7:35am - Fun 1 Mile Walk Starts

Day of Race Registration starts at 6:00am

Awards will be given to overall male & female and top 3 in each age group (male & female)

Age Categories: 10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Up and Weight Category of Pets

Course will be open for at least 1 hour - results will be tallied as soon as possible

  • Early Packet Pick Up Advised Friday April 3rd at The Run Shoppe 6900 Daniels Pkwy Ft Myers 10:30AM - 6:00 PM
  • Day of Race (chipped participants) Price Increase +$5.00

Visit/Like the FB Page of - Fast & The Furriest 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk - for updates 

Pets are welcome to participate with their Guardians but MUST be leashed (non-retractable leads only) and up to date with vaccinations. They must be accustomed to the distance and weather (3.1 miles) and able to not interfere with other participants or pets. If your dog is struggling, please stop.  Water and cooling stations will be avavilable throughout the course.

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