Fitness Plus to host Furry 5K - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Fitness Plus to host Furry 5K

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Fitness Plus will host the seventh annual Furry 5K run and one mile walk on Saturday, June 6, at Missouri Running Company at 1720 Kingsway Drive.

Race day registration is from 7 to 7:45 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m.

Registration forms may be completed at the Fitness Plus Service Desk, Missouri Running Co., or online at

Participants who register by May 21 pay $20 and are guaranteed a t-shirt and dog neckerchief. Participants who register after May 21 must pay a $25 registration fee.

A portion of registration fees will benefit Saint Francis Medical Center's Inpatient Rehabilitation pet therapy program.

While participants are invited to bring a furry friend, dogs are not required for participation.

For safety reasons, the following are not allowed: retractable leashes, dogs younger than 6 months, leashes longer than eight feet, female dogs in heat and aggressive dogs.

All dogs must be on a leash at all times and have current vaccinations.

Participants are responsible for cleanup for their dogs and supplies will be provided in the race packet.

This is an official Cape Girardeau Road Runners Grand Prix race with trophies awarded to the top overall male and female, and medals awarded to the top three in each age group.

Limited parking is available in the Saint Francis Immediate Convenient Care lot at the corner of Lexington and North Kinsghighway. Access the trail behind it to get to Missouri Running Company.

For more information contact Sandy Duncan, MSA, HFS, health and wellness manager at Fitness Plus at (573) 331-5312 or by email at

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