Save the Date!

The 8th Annual K9-9K will be held on Saturday, April 28th, at Glenelg Country School, Ellicott City, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, Glenelg Country School is holding the 8th annual K9-9K Walkathon/Run Family Fun Day to benefit The Marshall Legacy Institute. This event will promote the incredible work being done by mine detection dogs (MDDs) around the world.

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Walk to help restore safety in mine-affected countries with your dog! The morning will kick off with a run/walk with three different courses to pick from – a 1k walk, a 5k walk, and a 9k run. Afterwards enjoy loads of family activities including a moon bounce, crafts, music, facepainting, and much more! Marshall Legacy Institute’s canine ambassador will also be on-site performing mine detection demonstrations!

Proceeds from this event go towards sponsorship of a Landmine Detection Dog and/or the purchase of prosthetics for Landmine Survivors.

All leashed and well-behaved dogs are welcome!

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The 8th Annual K9-9K Family Fun Day benefitting The Marshall Legacy Institute will be held on the scenic campus of Glenelg Country School in Ellicott City on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 9:30am-12:30pm. Proceeds from the event will go towards the sponsorship of another Landmine Detection Dog and/or the purchase of prosthetics for Landmine Survivors.

The morning will kick off with a run/walk. Dogs are welcome to attend this event! There will be three different courses to pick from – a 1k walk, a 5k walk, and a 9k run.

Following the walk/run, there will be food for sale, raffle prizes, and loads of family activities (moon bounce, crafts, music, etc)! MLI’s canine ambassador will also be on-site performing mine detection demonstrations, showing how dogs are able to safely and effectively “sniff out” landmines!

All leashed and well-behaved dogs are welcome!

WHEN: Saturday, April 28, 2018

TIME:

9:30am– Registration begins for the K9-9K Run/Walkathon. Wellness Fair Begins

10:00am– K9-9K Run/Walkathon Begins

Water stations will be set up along the course for both humans and four legged friends!

11:00am

Food
Raffles
Music
Face Painting
Moon Bounce
Crafts
Popcorn
Games
Cotton Candy
Vendor Village
Dog Demonstrations from a Landmine Detection Dog
12:30pm- End Time.

WHERE: Glenelg Country School, 12793 Folly Quarter Road, Ellicott City, Maryland

REGISTRATION: $25 Adult registration fee and $15 student (ages 6-18) advance registration fee. Wrist bands will be provided at the door. They are requred in order to enter the event. CHILDREN 5 YEARS AND BELOW ARE FREE! Participants that register by Friday, April 6th will receive a custom designed K9-9K t-shirt. Registration after Friday, April 6th will not be guaranteed a t-shirt.

* Participating youth must be accompanied by at least one adult or bring a signed parental waiver.

** All dogs must be on a leash and under control at all times**

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Cope at jcope@glenelg.org

 

 

MLI is so grateful to the students and faculty at Glenelg Country School for their continued support and generous donations that have sponsored five Mine Detection Dogs and helped so many landmine survivors.