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7th Annual Fast & the Furiest 2015 4/26/15 7:45 am -11 am – Tower Grove Park

7th Annual Fast & the Furiest 2015 (APA of Mo)

Date: Sun Apr, 26 2015 7:45 AM to 11:00 AM
Address: Tower Grove Park – Sons of Rest Pavilion
4256 Magnolia Avenue

63110 St. Louis , MO

Registration area opens at 7:45am. Event starts 9:00am. Join the APA for an action-packed morning of exercise (with or without your pup) at the Fast and Furriest 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk! The Sons of Rest Pavilion is at the east/Grand Avenue end of the park.

Cost: $30 through April 22 at 5pm; $35 thereafter, through day of event.

The 5K features chip timing on a course accurately measured by Fleet Feet Sports.  The 1-Mile Walk offers a nice, scenic stroll in the park.  This event also includes activities for kids!  Register by April 5 to receive a t-shirt and goody bag.  Well-behaved dogs on leash are welcome in both the 5K and the 1 Mile.  Proceeds from this event will benefit the Animal Protective Association of Missouri and its mission of bringing people and pets together, advancing humane education, and creating programs beneficial to the human/animal bond.

Packet pickup will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2015.  The location and hours for packet pickup will be emailed in April to registrants.

Or, packets may be picked up at the event on Sunday, April 26 beginning at 7:45 a.m. at Sons of Rest Pavilion in Tower Grove Park.

The APA’s Fast and the Furriest 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk is sponsored by Purina.

All dogs in attendance must be current on vaccinations and in good health. Participants in the 5K with a dog or stroller must not impede other participants and may be asked to start at the back.

Registration is powered by Get signed up here.

Click here for the printable registration form.
Click here for event flyer.

Don’t want to come out and run or walk but still want to support the event?   Check out the fundraising page on to make a donation to the APA.  You can even create your own fundraising campaign for the APA without registering as a participant in the run or walk.  Just sign up in the “Fundraising Only” registration category (at no charge) and then create your online fundraising campaign.

Organizer info:  Animal Protective Association of Missouri  314-645-4610 x112  email: robin @

APA of Missouri

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