November 27, 2020

CARE K9 5k Annual Fun Run and Dog Jog

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CARE K9The 4th annual CARE K9 5k fun run and dog jog will take place on Sunday March 3rd 2013, 7:30am at Camana Bay. The route follows a scenic double loop through Camana Bay’s Town Centre, with the start and finish point between 62 Forum Lane and 89 Nexus Way. This event is sponsored by BritCay and presented by CARE (Cayman Animal Rescure Enthusiasts) in aid of their community spay and neuter campaign.

US$25 to register which includes a complimentary T-Shirt, finish line snacks and doggie biscuits, and entry into a random prize draw for all finishers. Award prizes for top 3 overall male and female runners, and sponsored by Cayman Animal Hospital, fastest male with dog and fastest female with dog.

We prefer you to help us by registering online, but you can complete an offline registration form and bring it to the Camana Bay Observation Tower between 11am and 5pm on Saturday 2nd March.

For more about CARE visit www.caymancare.ky.

Previously: On March 4th 2012, Camana Bay was the venue for an opportunity for dog lovers to show off their pets or borrow one from the Humane Society to participate in the 3rd Annual K9 5K DOG JOG presented by C.A.R.E. (Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts). Equally, the opportunity was provided for pets to demonstrate how well they had trained their owners.

There were dogs of all sizes-small enough to carry in a large purse and some big enough to ride on. Long-haired, short-haired, shaggy, shaven – all made an appearance. There were almost as many dogs as people and they almost made as much noise.

Unaccompanied by a Rhodesian Ridgeback, Marius Acker strode a to a second weekend distance victory at Caymana Bay in a time of 18:58. Ray Welds made the double loop tour in 19:48, while Mark Tilly clocked in third among the males and fourth overall at 20:44. Claire Critchley opted not to be encumbered by a Canadian husky, although she did jog with a dog after her triumph in the ladies division, as she posted a time of twenty minutes flat.Tracey Walker enjoyed another good outing with a 22:24 mark, and newcomer Jacqueline Davis placed third at 23:22.

First dog to finish the course accompanied by a human was the sprightly Bella, who pulled Greg Meaker to 7th position overall with a time of 22:39. Berty, borrowed from the Humane Society, had Emily Davies on the other end of the leash, and the pair clocked 25:11 for 18th position.

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