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Barky Pines Puppy Love 5K

Saturday February 13th, 2021

Royal Palm Beach, FL

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Thank you for joining us for our Second Annual Puppy Love 5k



Our 2nd Annual Puppy Love 5k is less than a week away! We are so grateful and thrilled that you are joining us! Thank you for supporting our mission and helping us to help more homeless pets.


Tuesday, February 9 @ 4-6:30pm
Wednesday, February 10 @ 4-6:30 pm 

Pet Supermarket 
1125 Royal Palm Beach Blvd
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
(NW corner of Royal Palm Beach Blvd. and Okeechobee Blvd.)
**We will be inside at the front of the store and ensure proper distancing between each participant who checks-in**
Thursday, February 11 @4-6pm 

RACE LOCATION: Commons Park 
11600 Poinciana Blvd 
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
(Off Royal Palm Beach Blvd between Okeechobee Blvd. and Southern Blvd). 
**We will be at the sports complex/starting line.**

Take park roadway all the way to the back of the park; you will find us under the gazebo.  

MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY (2/8-2/12) @ 10am-3pm
Barky Pines Animal Rescue & Sanctuary
6521 Carol Street
Loxahatchee, FL 33470
**Anyone is welcome to come to the farm, but only if you have all wheel or four-wheel drive. The road is soft sand and you may otherwise get stuck.**

Commons park beginning at 6:30 AM


Our National Anthem, sung by the wonderful, local and talented Miss Alyssa Marie Coon, will be at approximately 7:15am
Serious runners: your start is 7:30am
Fun run/walk with your pet: your start is 9:00am
ALL bibs are chipped and BOTH races will be timed
Please, stay and play! Along with the Pet Costume Contest, stay and visit with adorable and adoptable pets.Take a chance on the AMAZING raffle prizes that sponsors donated.
Visit our sponsor's booths! Have some fun with photo opps!
Take a free Spin on the Wheel for even more pet swag! 
If you haven't already, please register your pet. We want to be sure to have their packets ready too. If your pet is participating in the costume contest, be sure to sign them up either at early check-in or when you arrive on race day.

If you haven't told your family, friends and neighbors about the race, please do!

Group formation is available too!   

Most of all, HAVE FUN! It's all about the pets! 

Any questions, please feel free to email, call or text 561.402.1451.

Thank you so much,

Elizabeth & Barky Pines Crew

Saturday, February 13, 2021

The race will once again be held in Commons Park, Royal Palm Beach at 7:30am. This year, we are doing something NEW! 

The race will be chip-timed for those seeking a more competitive race. We will have prizes for the male and female 1st Place finishers  in the following categories:

I. 18 and under 
II. 19-29
III. 30-39
IV. 40-49
V. 50-59

Vi. 60-70

Vii. 71 and over



FUN RUN or WALK, with Pets starts at 9:00 am, and chip timing will be available

For early registrants, prior to January 31, 2020, the price is $35 and includes a t-shirt and medal, swag bag. On February 1, the race will go up to $45. 

Register early for a discount! Groups of 5 are only $125 until 1/31/21
There will be special rates for children/s school running groups, please contact us for more details!

For those wishing to do a virtual race, that is also an option! The cost is $35 to include the price for the t-shirt, medal and shipping. After February 1, this price rises to $45.

Even more, we will again have our pet walk/run beginning at 9.am for those wishing to dress up their pet and take them on a stroll - come as you are!

this race will also be chip timed for those that wish to take advantage of it , but  NO PRESSURE . its for leisure and FUN ! 

We will have a pet costume contest and fun photo ops, along with raffle prizes for the winners!

Of course, Barky Pines' finest adoptables will be available for adoption! Many vendors to come as well,. Including our sponsors Bark Bar Grnaola, Aqua Soft- Kinetico , Berman Law Group, Zola Chow Organic Dog Food, Heather Smith Illustrated Properties, Nomad Mobile Fitness, Palm Beach County ACC and more

*Barky Pines is an animal rescue and sanctuary located in Loxahatchee, Florida. It is their mission and goal to save those who would otherwise be euthanized
and to unite our furry friends with their forever homes. Barky Pines is the second largest rescuer of animals from Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control.*

Race Distances

Price Register
Puppy Love 5k Chip timed Race Click to Find Out Register »
Puppy Love 5k Virtual Run Click to Find Out Register »
Puppy Love 5k Pet Registration Click to Find Out Register »
5k Fun Run/Walk Click to Find Out Register »
REGISTER YOUR PET HERE Click to Find Out Register »
Virtual 5k Walk Run PET REGISTRATION Click to Find Out Register »

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Start Location

Commons Park, Royal Palm Beach, FL

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