Doggie Dash

Doggie Dash General Information

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Don't like to run alone? No problem, bring out your four legged friend and participate in the 1.5-mile Doggie Dash. Dog owners of all ages enjoy a relaxing walk or a competitive race with their favorite pet. Designed specifically for dog-owning participants, the Doggie Dash lets you support the Grand Strand Humane Society with your pet by your side. The most important fact is that the net proceeds of this event will benefit the Grand Strand Humane Society. So come on out with your party shoes and support our four legged friends.

100% of entry fees for the Doggie Dash go to the Grand Strand Humane Society.  If you cannot attend this event but you still want to support this great cause, donate here.

Note: Please note that all dogs on site during this event will need to be on a leash. Also consider how your dog interacts with other people and dogs. If you have doubts as to the possible behavior of your dog, please just enjoy the Coastal 5K!

Date & Start Times MB11-12

Saturday, October 18, 2014

8:30am (right after the Coastal 5K)
Rain or Shine!

Course Details

The Doggie Dash will take place at

Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
1499 Grande Dunes Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC

The race will start on the access road in front of the resort near Ruth's Chris Steakhouse.

Packet Pick up

All Doggie Dash participants will need to wear their bib number in order to compete. The Doggie Dash is not a timed event.  Race packets and the bib numbers can be pickets up at the following locations and times:

Friday, October 17, 2014 from 2:00pm to 7:00pm
at the Health & Fitness Expo


Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 7:00am to 8:15am at the start line area. Packet pick up will close 15 minutes before the event. Plan ahead and be there early.

The Health & Fitness Expo is located at:
Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
1499 Grande Dunes Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 (Map)

Shirts for this event will be available for purchase (cash only) at the start area on race day. All proceeds will benefit the Grand Strand Humane Society.


here is plenty of parking at the start/finish line but come early and enjoy a great running day!

Age Group Awards

Plaques will be awarded to the top 3 participants and all pooches get finisher ribbons.  The Awards Ceremony will take place after the race. If you are not present to collect your award and you want us to send you the award by mail, please click here to download the Awards Claim Form and send it in with the appropriate fee for shipping and handling.

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