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Dog Jog and 5K Run Prizes and Awards


Now is a great time to start fundraising and training for the Dog Jog and 5K Run! It could earn you some of the amazing prizes listed below.

If you're ready to start fundraising, it's easy to form a team or fundraise as an individual using the page created for you following the registration process. Ask for support from friends, family and coworkers to help you become one of our top fundraisers! Need some tips to get started? Check out our fundraising tips document and then register online to start setting up your fundraising page. Already registered, but want to create a or join a team? Not a problem, call Gray Miller at 804-521-1318 for help.

In 2015, prizes and awards that may be earned by top fundraisers, top 5K Run finishers and other supporters include:

Prizes for Fundraisers

All fundraisers who raise $250 or more in donations will receive a special prize!

Johnny Birkitt Hero Award: This is the highest honor presented annually at the Dog Jog and 5K Run to the person or team that shows the most spirit and dedication to the cause. This award is accompanied by a special certificate, recognition at the awards ceremony and an engraved plaque in the lobby of the Robins-Starr Humane Center. We present this award in memory of Johnny Birkitt and to honor the dozens of friends and family members who have demonstrated such deep commitment to homeless animals.

Grand Prize for Top Fundraising Adult: One-night stay at The Boar's Head Inn in Charlottesville (Sunday-Thursday, based on availability) with a round of golf (no cart included, Monday-Thursday) and brunch (Sunday only), $100 gift certificate to Wild Ginger, four-month subscription to BarkBox, one dozen cupcakes from Pearl's Cupcake Shoppe and a Ruffwear prize pack

Prize for Second Highest Fundraising Adult: $70 in gift certificates to Spirited Art and a painting, one dozen cupcakes from Pearl's Cupcake Shoppe, four-month subscription to BarkBox and a Ruffwear prize pack

Prize for Third Highest Fundraising Adult:$50 gift certificate to Lunch/Supper, Cloudstar gift bag, $50 gift certificate to Early Bird Biscuit Co. and a Ruffwear prize pack

Grand Prize for Top Youth Fundraising Youth (age 15 and younger): One-night stay in a family suite with breakfast for four at Great Wolf Lodge in Williamsburg, Va., a bowling party for six at Bowl America, three deluxe passes to Peak Experiences and one dozen Carytown Cupcakes

Prize for Second Highest Fundraising Youth (age 15 and younger):Four tickets to a Richmond Flying Squirrels game, a University of Richmond Spider prize pack and one dozen Carytown Cupcakes

Prize for Third Highest Fundraising Youth (age 15 and younger): Four tickets to a Richmond Kickers game and a University of Richmond Spider prize pack

Grand Prize for Top Fundraising Team:Eight premium tickets to a University of Richmond Men's Basketball game, two dozen cupcakes from Frostings and a dog kennel run dedication at the Richmond SPCA

Grand Prize for Top Fundraising Cat Nap Participant:$50 gift certificate to Early Bird Biscuit Co. and a cat condo dedication at the Richmond SPCA

Prizes for Top 5K Finishers

Top Overall Male and Female 5K Finishers: $50 gift certificate to Lucky Foot, $50 gift certificate to Q Barbeque, one box of Chia bars, a Health Warrior hat and an award courtesy of Crown Trophy

Second Place Overall Male and Female 5K Finishers: $40 gift certificate to Lucky Foot, $25 gift certificate to Early Bird Biscuit Co., one box of Chia bars, a Health Warrior hat and an award courtesy of Crown Trophy

Third Place Overall Male and Female 5K Finishers: $30 gift certificate to Lucky Foot, $10 gift certificate to Montana Gold Bread Co., one box of Chia bars, a Health Warrior hat and an award courtesy of Crown Trophy

Top Male and Female 5K Finishers in each age group: $25 gift certificate to Lucky Foot and a finishing place medal, courtesy of Crown Trophy

Second Place Male and Female 5K Finishers in each age group: $20 gift certificate to Lucky Foot and a finishing place medal, courtesy of Crown Trophy

Third Place Male and Female 5K Finishers in each age group: $15 gift certificate to Lucky Foot and a finishing place medal, courtesy of Crown Trophy


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