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MTSU lets the dogs out for a great cause at ‘See Spot Run’ 5K event May 1

Canines and their humans are welcome to participate in the 11th annual “See Spot Run” 5K Run/Walk, which begins at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 1, at MTSU’s Peck Hall.

Click on the image to register for the 2016 "See Spot Run" 5K Run/Walk, set Saturday, May 1, at MTSU.

Click on the image to register for the 2016 “See Spot Run” 5K Run/Walk, set Saturday, May 1, at MTSU.

Proceeds from the event will support the MTSU Blitz Build and Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity. MTSU’s Office of Student Organizations and Service and the Sigma Pi fraternity are sponsoring the event.

A printable campus parking map is available at http://tinyurl.com/MTSUParkingMap. A map of the race route is available online here.

Racers may register at www.active.com or by mailing in a printable registration form, found here, with payment.

The entry fee is $30 before Monday, April 25, and $35 after that date. All participants will receive a dry-fit style shirt, and age-group winners will receive awards.

Discounts are available for groups of 15 or more at a rate of $25 per person for racers who register by 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 25, in Room 330 of the MTSU Student Union.

Each participant who brings a dog also must bring the dog’s rabies tag number. Retractable leashes are prohibited.

Gold’s Gym Tennessee and H3O Aquatics are co-sponsors of this event. For more information, contact the Office of Student Organizations and Service at 615-898-5812 or go towww.mtsu.edu/sos.

— Gina K. Logue (gina.logue@mtsu.edu)

Runners and their dogs take to the road in the 2015 "See Spot Run" 5K Run/Walk at MTSU. (Photo courtesy of MTSU See Spot Run)

Runners and their dogs take to the road in the 2015 “See Spot Run” 5K Run/Walk at MTSU. (Photo courtesy of MTSU See Spot Run)cause