Registration is open to all animal friendly individuals, families or teams! You may register to walk with or without a dog. There will be all types of vendors to visit, demonstrations to watch, raffles to purchase and wonderful, live music to enjoy and like-minded people to meet. Registration fees:
Participants may download our Registration form [260 KB] or call the shelter for more information at 609-309-5214.
Begin fundraising now! Email, call or visit with your friends and family. Make a list of people you are going to approach and reach out to them as soon as possible. You may download our Pledge Form [206 KB PDF] to keep track of your donations. THINK BIG! We're asking for individual walkers to raise a mimimum of $40, but why stop there? Set your goals high, supersize it and try to raise $100; the higher you get, the more animals you will help.
You can also help by downloading one of our event flyers Event Flyer 1 [1.24MB], Event Flyer 2 [644 KB PDF], or Event Flyer 3 [394 KB PDF] and distribute them to friends, neighbors, customers, employees, colleagues, etc. and in your community to businesses that you patronize.
How long is the walk?
The walk is 2.5 miles long. There is also a shorter path option. (Yellow trail on the event map)
Should I start a team or register as an individual?
If you have a friend or family member joining you, please start a team. If you are attending alone, register as an individual.
Someone would like to join my team but may not be able to attend the event. Can they still join my team?
Yes, they can still support you by joining your team and fundraising as a team member even if they are unable to attend.
Can I start a team with only two people?
There is no minimum size for a team. The maximum is 10 people.
What is the deadline to register or join a team?
You may register anytime, including the day of the event. However, early registration is encouraged.
Are strollers allowed at the event?
Yes! Event wagons for the little ones are welcome. Keep in mind that a good portion of the walk is not paved and may difficult to maneuver anything with wheels. You can still enjoy the festivities.
Are bikes, rolllerblades, scooters or skateboards allowed at the event?
No, these items are not permitted for the safety of all attendees.
Can I arrive late?
Yes. Check-in and registration will be open from 10:00am until 10:30am for the walk. Please go directly to the registration table when you arrive. Late arrivals may not have the opportunity to walk with the group but are welcome to come and walk at your leisure.
What if it is raining on the day of the walk?
In the event of extreme weather conditions, the event will be moved to our rain date of April 30, 2016. Look for emails, facebook notifications and website updates in case of inclement weather.
Do I have to walk a dog?
No. This walk is for all who wish to help SAVE lives, even our cat enthusiasts. (For safety reasons, no cats will be permitted at the event) However, if you wish to bring a dog there are some rules to follow. Your dog must:
I am part of a team. Where do I check in?
It is best if you team picks a time and location to meet. The team captain can then check in the entire team at the regsitration table.
Can I register the day of the event?
Yes, you may register on the day of the event. However, if you pre-register you will be able to begin the walk more quickly.
Do I have to mail my donations? Can I bring them with me to the event?
You may bring your donation to the event however, it is preferred that you mail them to the shelter as soon as possible.
I don't want to walk, but can I or my family attend the event to join the festivities and visit the vendors?
Yes. For those who do not want to participate in the walk, SAVE is asking for a $5 donation to attend. ($10 per family)