Flash Dash 5k for K9s and You

Run, walk or wag your way to helping Kent State Tusc Students!

Kent State Tuscarawas Alumni Association & Geib Funeral Homes are partnering for the annual Flash Dash 5K-9 run & .5-mile fun run/walk at the Tuscarawas campus, 330 University Dr. NE, New Philadelphia on Saturday, September 9!  Participants can compete in the self-timed run or walk individually or bring your well-behaved DOG to join you in the contests.  Registration begins at 9 a.m. and race time is 10 a.m.

Two division options for the 5K run/walk include a runner only division and a runner + dog division.  The .5-mile fun run/walk is open for all including your K9.  All dogs must be leashed, vaccinated and tagged. 

Pre-5K registration fee is $15, and $10 for students and alumni members. 5K entry fee the day of the race is $20. Preregistration deadline is September 1.  The .5-mile fun run/walk registration is $15.  All pre-registered participants will receive a free T-shirt.

Eventgoers and pets do not have to compete.  The dog-friendly event also includes a “Doggie Fest”  for the whole family featuring food, Furry Paw Art, K9 Judging Contest, Puppy Photo Booth, and other tail-wagging activities followed by event awards.  Donations for food and activities.  All proceeds support Kent State Tuscarawas scholarships.

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