Downeast Dog News

Paces for PAWS

Belfast Rail Trail
May 26, 2018
8:00 AM

P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center will host the "Paces for PAWS" 5k Run & 1 Mile Family Fun Walk starting at 8:00 AM on Saturday May 26 at the Belfast Rail Trail.

Check-in for the 5k race will begin at 7:00 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 9:30 AM (please arrive for check-in by 9:00 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 May 23. Free event bandanas will be available for all participants who register by May 23 and while supplies last.

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. With this event, we hope to provide an opportunity for people of all ages in our community to help homeless and abandoned animals receive the medical care, shelter and companionship they need until their forever homes are found. Therefore, all proceeds from this event will go to support those animals at PAWS.

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. We look forward to seeing you there!