The Mighty Dog 5K For Runners & their Dogs

Saturday, April 1, 2017 | Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

This will be the third year for The Mighty Dog 5K. This event is for walkers, runners, and their dogs! Back this year will be the addition of a Cani Cross Division. We are excited to offer this event for athletes and their dogs and hope everyone has a fun time.

Included for each competitor is a custom Mighty Dog shoulder Doggie Tote Bag, a goody bag with treats for both owners and dogs, and a post race meal.

Start Times:

  • The Mighty Dog 5K Run: 9:00 am
  • The Mighty Dog 5K Walk: 9:05 am

Divisions:

  • Small Dog (up to 25 lbs)
  • Medium Dog (26 to 60 lbs)
  • Large Dog (61 lbs+)
  • Cani Cross (run harness)

Mighty Dog 5K course map

The Mighty Dog 5K Walk

The Mighty Dog 5K Walk will start at 9:05 am, at Granite Beach parking area at Folsom Lake SRA. All athletes and dogs MUST Walk the entire 5K course. The course will have one aid station at the half way point for both walkers and their dogs. All Mighty Dog Walkers and their Dogs will receive a Finisher Medal and Dog tag at the finish line.  Additional dogs can be signed up to accompany the walker and dog #1 for a fee of $10 per dog. Each additional dog will receive a Dog tag and Doggie-goody bag.

The Mighty Dog 5K Run

The Mighty Dog 5K Run will start at 9 am at Granite Beach parking area at Folsom Lake SRA. Athletes and their dogs MUST run safely and without entangling other dogs. The course will have one aid station at the half way point for both walkers and their dogs. All Mighty Dog Runners and their Dogs will receive a Finisher Medal and Dog tag at the finish line.

Aid Stations

Aid stations will be located on the course at the half way point: mile 1.5 on each course, with the aid stations each serving cold water, FLUID electrolyte beverage, and CLIF Shot energy gels for athletes as well as water for the dogs.

Equipment

Listening devices: MP3, IPod, headphones, etc… are NOT allowed during the Mighty Dog 5K. Runners and walkers must exercise caution when crossing any roads and must pay attention at all times when running or walking on the trails with their dogs.


Packet Pickup

Sunday, April 1 from 7-9 am at Race Site.

Event Schedule

7:00 am Registration/Packet Pick up
7:00 am Race announcements begin
9:00 am Start of The Mighty Dog 5K Run
9:05 am Start of The Mighty Dog 5K Walk
10:30 am Start of Awards ceremony

Awards will be presented as follows:

First, second, and third place in each of three divisions for the Mighty Dog 5K Run will each receive an award:

  • Small Dog (up to 25 lbs)
  • Medium Dog (26 to 60 lbs)
  • Large Dog (61 lbs+)
  • Cani Cross (run harness)


Entry Fees

Before 4/1/17 4/1/17-Race Day Race Day
5K with Dog (walk or run) $45 $50 $55
5K without Dog $40 $45 $50
 Extra Dog $10 $10 $10
Cani Cross (dog run harness) $45 $50 $55

Refund and transfer policy

TBF Racing has a no refund policy on all of our events. A refund requested prior to race week will be given a TBF Race credit for the amount of the entry fee minus a $25 processing fee. Credits are not given during race week. Transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held rain or shine.

Competitor Goodies

Included for each competitor is a Mighty Dog custom tech-tee race shirt, athlete and doggy goody bag with CLIF Bar, Emerald Nuts, and other product samples, custom Finisher Medal and Dog Tag for each athlete and dog, plus post race food and refreshments.

Post Race Athlete Food

Included for each competitor is a post race meal along with beverage as well as a snack and water for your dog.

Training and Coaching:

TBF Training provides group workouts and coaching for the sport of Triathlon along with individual Multi-sport Coaching and Personal Training.

Race for FREE program

Our Race for FREE Athlete Volunteer Program offers a chance to get involved with multi-sport events, have fun, and earn a $40 TBF Racing Volunteer voucher good towards entry fees at any of our events this year. Each volunteer shift is 4 hours. We ask volunteers to reserve a volunteer position at any of our events by emailing Teri@totalbodyfitness.com as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.

Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

Physical Address: 8000 Douglas Blvd, Granite Bay, CA 95746

Granite Bay State Park on Folsom lake is located at the end of Douglas Blvd, 5-6 miles East of I-80. Turn right at the third stop sign after entering the park for the Granite Beach parking lot. There is a $12 vehicle charge for day-use or $125 for an annual pass. Contact phone: 916 988 0205.

Annual Day Use Passes are available for $125 here. These passes are valid for 12 months from purchase.