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 Date:  March 24, 2018
 - Early Bird Registration fees (by March 10th) : 
                                  - $25 per person (run or walk), additional $5 for canine companion
 - Registration fees (March 11th - March 20th) :
                                  - $30 per person (run or walk), additional $10 for canine companion
 - Day of Registration fees (March 23rd & 24th) :
                                 - $35 per person (run or walk), additional $15 for canine companion
The first 150 dogs registered will receive a free dog bandana 

T-Shirts will be guaranteed to the runners/walkers that register by  March 11, 2017.
After March 11th t-shirts will be given on a first come first served basis at Packet Pick up.

2018 Results

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED, However Registration is Still available at
Packet Pick up Friday afternoon and Saturday morning!
Online Registration Closes at 11:59pm on March 20, 2018!

Mail In Registration Form
   6th Annual Tail Chaser 5K & 1 Mile Walk

5K Course Map
Walk Map
Race Information:
 - 5K route -  Wasena Park through Smith Park to River's Edge and back
 - 1 Mile - Wasena Park to Vic Thomas park and back
 - Run begins at 10am (day of Registration & Packet Pick up will be from 8:30am - 9:45am)
 - Packet Pick up and Registration on FRIDAY night will be at Fleet Feet Sports from 4pm to 7pm.
 - Dog Walk begins at 10am
 - Registration is required to participate in the Tail Chaser 5K &/or 1 Mile Dog Walk

-  If registering a dog, proof of rabies must be presented during race packet pick-up at Fleet Feet on 3/23 or day of of the event.

Medals will be awarded to top three Overall winners (both male & female) as well as the top three in each age division (both male and female)!
Capable, well behaved, canine companions are welcome! Proof of current rabies vaccination must be provided at check-in NO EXCEPTIONS! Please remember that dogs must remain on leash (no retractable leashes or strollers allowed) at all times and owner is responsible for cleaning up if nature calls.

Help the Roanoke Valley SPCA reach its fundraising goal continue its mission to create a community where there are no homeless cats or dogs.  

2017 Results

Result will be posted on:

VAS with tagline - med                

Thank you  to 2018 Race Sponsors: