Bark for Life, 5K gives leg up on Rockwall Relay for Life fundraising

(ROCKWALL – October 28, 2013) The First Annual Bark for Life and 5K Hope Run will be Saturday, November 2 at Harry Myers Park in Rockwall.

The 5K is for humans only and will begin at 8 a.m.

The Bark for Life is a mini-relay that allows participants to honor those four-legged companions in our lives when we are ill. The Bark for Life will go from 9 a.m. to about 11:30 a.m.

The money raised will benefit the American Cancer Society, as part of a kick-off fundraiser for the Relay for Life of Rockwall County in April.

Event Schedule

7;45           Registration Opens
8:00           Hope 5K
9:00            Open Ceremony
9:15            Ceremonial Walk
9:45            Best Bark Contest / Best Wagger
10:15          Best Dog Trick Contest
10:45          Bobbing for Hot Dogs
11:15          Best Dressed Dog Contest
11:30          Closing Ceremony

The Rockwall Running Club is assisting with the 5K event.

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers has come on board as a main sponor.  Other sponsors are Dalrock Homes, Hanby Ramey King Insurance, Jeff Lindigrin with Great Western Home Loans, LaRue Chic Boutique and Sports Authority.


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