Paces for PAWS 5K and 1 mile walk

Community Happenings
At the foot bridge on the Belfast Rail Trail
Shelly Butler
Jun 22, 2019
7:30 AM

P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center will host the Paces for PAWS 5k run & 1 mile Family Fun Walk starting at 8:30 AM on Saturday June 22 at the Belfast Rail Trail. Check-in for the race will begin at 7:30 AM. Interested in taking part but don’t want to run? You can still join in on the fun! The 1 Mile Family Fun Walk will begin at 8:45 AM (please arrive for check-in by 8:30 AM). Walk with your dogs, kids or friends; come out in silly hats or costumes; make it your own and most importantly have some fun!

Be sure to register in advance to save time and money! Online registration through will be available until June 21st. Day-of registration is also available. All pre-registered participants will receive a free t-shirt. Free doggie bandannas will be available for participating dogs.

Paces for PAWS is a dog friendly event so bring your best canine companions to participate in the festivities! Please remember that all dogs must be current with Rabies and Distemper vaccines and must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times during the event. All proceeds from the event, will help homeless and abandoned animals receive the medical care, shelter and companionship they need until their forever homes are found. To register, please visit and click on the “Register Here” button. Come enjoy the outdoors with your 2 & 4 legged friends and support a good cause.

This event is sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank, Barefoot in Denim, and the Goose River Golf Club.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Paces for PAWS is the 2nd race in a series of 6 presented by Run Belfast. Learn more at