1st Annual 4 Paws 5K!

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XENIA, Ohio — It’s time to celebrate 15 years of 4 Paws… and that means 700 placements to children with disabilities worldwide.

So in honor of 15 years, we’re excited to announce our 1st Annual 5K run/walk right here in Xenia, Ohio!

5K FlyerThe 5K run/walk will take place along the scenic bike trail in Xenia, starting at the historic Xenia Station, on Saturday, June 29. It will also feature a 1-mile dog walk for those coming out with their service and non-service dogs, but who may not want to run 3.1 miles. Race-day registration and check-in will begin at 8 a.m. and the 5K starts at 9 a.m. The 1-mile walk will begin at 9:15 a.m.

Your 5K run/walk registration, $30, includes a limited-supply T-shirt, however, the 1-mile dog walk, $15, does not include a T-shirt. If there are T-shirts left at the time of the race, they can be purchased for $15. Please note, children under the age of 12, as well as all documented 4 Paws kids are free. Those children do not need to register and T-shirt not included.

The race will support non-profit, 4 Paws for Ability’s mission as well as raise money for our building fund—so that we can place even more service dogs with those who need them.

To register, visit: http://atomicracetiming.com/races/product/4-paws-for-ability-5k-runwalk/. Online registration closes on Friday, June 28, at 12 p.m. You can still register the day of the race prior to start time.

If you’re interested in sponsoring, volunteering or participating as a vendor to support 4 Paws, please contact Whitney Hitt at Whitney@4PawsForAbility.org or Kelly Camm at Kelly@4PawsForAbility.org.

 For additional information, contact Whitney Hitt at 937.768.9096 or email to Whitney4Paws@aol.com.