HOWLOWEEN 5K Dog Walk & 10K Run
Join the USPCA ion Saturday the 27th of October 2018 for the first ever HOWLOWEEN 5k Dog walk & 10k Fun Run. The themed event is sure to be a great success and the USPCA is encouraging the community to sign up and get involved.
The event will start of from Newry Towpath located in Carnbane Industrial Estate, Newry. Runners will set off at 11.00am on a 10k route and walkers shortly after at 11.30am on a 5k route.
Registration is now open, to register log onto www.uspca.co.uk
Cost: The registration fee for the walk is £10, £15 for the run and participants are asked to raise a recommended sponsorship of £15. Kids under 16 are £1 and families of 4 can avail of a Family pass for the cost of £18.
Fitness Required: All fitness abilities can attend. Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.
Walk / Run Starting Point: Newry towpath, Carnbane Industrial Estate Newry.
All participants will receive a medal after completing.
Colleen Tinnelly Development Manager added ‘We are delighted to be able to host this new and exciting event. It gives our supporters, families and animal lovers the chance to come together, have some fun and help raise much needed funds for the charity. We are encouraging everyone to come out and support this themed event at Halloween”
Afterwards participants will be welcomed back to the Animal Hospital for some Refreshments, Halloween Pet Safety Information, Kids Fancy Dress Competition and Raffle.
The USPCA are delighted to have the support from local business Mourne Office Supplies & Clanmour Printing who are the Official Sponsor for the event.
Kevin McElroy, Director Mourne Office Supplies said:
‘Mourne Office Supplies & Clanmour Printing are delighted to sponsor the USPCA Howloween Dog Walk/Run.’
‘The USPCA do fantastic work, in the most challenging circumstances; and we are proud to be associated with their purpose to ‘Prevent Cruelty and Relieve Suffering. We are committed to our sponsorship, and wish the Charity every continued success with its work.’
The USPCA relies on voluntary donations to continue the vital work with animals throughout Northern Ireland. So why not get your friends, family, the kids and the dogs together join in the fun and help raise vital funds for your local Animal Welfare charity.