Mutt Strut

 

2014 SponsorsREGISTER NOW!Event InfoTeam InfoBecome a Sponsor

 

Hand in Paw’s Junior Board organizes Mutt Strut, Birmingham’s premiere dog-friendly 5K and 1 mile fun run.

 

The 5th Annual Mutt Strut will be held on Saturday, April 26th at the Green of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The day will be packed with fun for not only the avid runner and dog-lover, but for the whole family. From running the 5K, walking the 1 mile, visiting local vendors, to watching agility dogs, you will not only have a great day, but you will also be supporting our local nonprofit!

 

Support Hand in Paw by registering to run/walk, join a team, or become a sponsor!

 

Date:
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Registration: 7am-8:30am
5K Start Time: 9am
1 Mile Start Time: 10am

*Early packet pick-up will be available Thursday and Friday, April 24th and 25th, 2014 at Fleet Feet.
Fleet Feet from 10am-6pm.
3120 Cahaba Heights
Birmingham, AL 35243
(205) 970-6620

 

Location:

University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Campus Green
1505 10th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294

 

Register Now

Click here to register for this year’s Mutt Strut: Dog-Friendly 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run!

 

Pricing:

5k with dog: $30.00
5k without dog: $25.00
1 Mile with dog: $25.00
1 Mile without dog: $20.00
1 Team of 5 Participants: $100.00
Sleep In!: $15.00 (Don't want to run? Still want to donate? Sleep In! You will still receive a race packet with a t-shirt!)

*Please note that prices will increase by $5.00 on Saturday, April 12, 2014

Tech t-shirts will be available while supplies last, and every runner with a dog will receive a bandana.

Please note that your registration fee is non-refundable.

Register Now!

 

 

Team Information

 

Basic Team Information
A Team is a group of 5 or more individuals with 1 individual being named Team Captain. Team members can consist of family, friends, co-workers, classmates, athletes or anyone else you can recruit. Team members can be any combination of runners, walkers and/or kids. Registration Information

  • To register, go to https://register.dg-racing.net/Register/groups/default.aspx?newgroup=true&event=22086 and select “Create a Team”
  • Team Captains must register all team members
  • Please be sure to fill out all the information on your team members correctly
  • All Team registrations must be submitted by April 14, 2014
  • No Team Changes will be allowed after April 14, 2014

 Team Packet Pick-Up Process


Each team member will be responsible for picking up their own race packet during packet pick-up unless the Team Captain requests a Team Pick-Up which is described below. Team pick-ups will only be allowed at early packet pick-up on Thursday and Friday, April 24th and 25th. NO team pick-ups will be allowed on Race Day.

  • To request a Team Pick Up, Team Captains must do the following:
    Send an email with your name, your team name, the names of Team Members for whom you will pick up packets to paige@handinpaw.org . Bring a list of all Team Members for whom you are picking up packets to Fleet Feet with you. You must send an email to arrange this by Wednesday, April 23rd.

Team Awards
Team Awards will be given in 3 categories:

Fastest Team
This will be awarded to the fastest Male, Female, and All-Dog team competing in the 5K. The fastest 4 finishing times of your Team Members will be averaged to determine the winners. (Note: Teams consisting of people participating in the 1 mile fun run will not qualify for this award)

Best Team Name
The Mutt Strut Race Committee will determine winner based on originality, humor, and creativity.

Most Team Spirit
The Mutt Strut Race Committee will look at costumes, t-shirts, props, enthusiasm, etc. Arrive early and meet your team in the designated team area so you and your team can be judged. Check the event map in your race packet for this location.

  • Team Photos On Race Morning
    Celebrate your team’s accomplishments in supporting Hand in Paw. Team photos will be taken race morning. Check the event map in your race packet for this location.
  • Additional Team Captain Information
    Be a leader, be a Team Captain! The role of Team Captain is very important in organizing a team. Listed below is an outline of the roles and responsibilities of the Team Captain:

* Make sure to fill out all the information about your team correctly
* Come up with a team name
* Communicate important race information to your team
* Have fun!

  

Become a Sponsor

Sponsorship Opportunities
Title Sponsor $5,000

  • The event will be recognized as Mutt Strut, Presented by “Your company” for all promotional materials and on the front of the event t-shirt
  • Banner at the start/finish line
  • 2 race teams of 5 participants
  • Recognition on event website with a direct link to your company’s website
  • Recognition in e-blasts and all forms of social media
  • Recognition in our semi-annual newsletter that reaches approximately 4,000+ households
  • One coupon/promo item in the race goodie bag
  • VIP placement with one table and tent in the Mutt Strut Village

Gold Sponsor $2,500

  • Name on the back of event t-shirt
  • Prominent signage at event (mile markers, water stations, etc.)
  • Race team of 5 participants
  • Recognition on event website
  • Recognition in e-blasts and all forms of social media
  • Recognition in our semi-annual newsletter that reaches approximately 4,000+ households
  • One coupon/promo item in the race goodie bag
  • One table and tent in the Mutt Strut Village

Silver Sponsor $1,000

  • Name on the back of event t-shirt
  • Race team of 5 participants
  • Recognition on event website and all forms of social media
  • One coupon/promo item in the race goodie bag
  • One table in the Mutt Strut Village

Bronze Sponsor $500

  • Recognition on event website and all forms of social media
  • One coupon/promo item in the race goodie bag
  • One table in the Mutt Strut Village

Vendor Fee $100

  • One designated space in the Mutt Strut Village

 

Race Results

2014 

http://www.dg-racing.net/race-results/the-mutt-strut-5k/2014-2/

 

2013

Individual Results: http://www.besttimescct.com/results/MUTT_5K_13.txt

Team Results: http://www.besttimescct.com/results/MUTT_TM5K_13.txt

 

2012

Individual Results: http://www.besttimescct.com/results/MUTT_5K_12.txt

Team Results: http://www.besttimescct.com/results/MUTT_TM5K_12.txt