Designated “Dog Heaven” by the Carmel Chamber of Commerce, Carmel-by-the-Sea was the 2009 “Dog Town USA” award recipient. If you have a dog, you will not want to leave your four-legged friend behind!
Friendly dogs ON LEASHES are welcome and encouraged to participate. Retractable leashes are not acceptable.
Dogs do not need to be registered.
Participating dogs will receive a Run in the Name of Love FREE bandanna, compliments of Pet Specialists.
Water is provided at the Start, Finish-line, and at the Finish Celebration in the Del Mar Parking Lot. Dogs receive a biscuit when they cross the Finish-line and you receive a medallion!
OWNERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR CLEANING UP AFTER THEIR PETS. Mutt Mitts are available on the stage at the Start.
Unique to this event is the opportunity to pre-order a PARTICIPANT SHIRT FOR YOUR DOG! Select the correct size when you register for your 2K Walk. Remaining shirts will be available to purchase at packet pick-up. $16/shirt.
Dog shirt sizes are listed according to BACK BODY LENGTH IN INCHES: 6, 9 – 10, 11 – 12, 14 – 15, 18 – 19, 21 – 23, 28 – 30
TRANSPORTATION IS NOT PROVIDED BACK TO SUNSET CENTER, REQUIRING AN APPROXIMATELY ONE MILE SCENIC WALK UP OCEAN AVENUE. OR, WALKERS MAY ARRANGE FOR A PICK-UP ON SAN ANTONIO STREET & OCEAN AVENUE EAST OF THE FINISH LINE.