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19th Annual Hounds and Harriers Run
A Run for Canines and their Human Companions


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Tentative Date Saturday October 10, 2015

10AM-Main Event (Limited to 150 Entries): 3 miles on shaded park roads

Paws from the Past  (Limit 14): 200' run/walk for dogs that have previously run the Hounds and Harriers 3 mile run, but can no longer run 3 miles due to age or disability.  

Where: South Mountain Reservation, South Orange, NJ   

Fee: $30 Pre-entry postmarked by 9/16/14.  Post entry $35.  Paws from the Past entry fee is optional, but required for t-shirt.  Checks payable to Hounds and Harriers Run.   We will be taking limited race day registration. 

Will be awarded in the 3 mile run for male/female human categories, special prizes for small and large dog winners, first shelter/rescue dog and first veteran dog(>=10 years old).  All entrants in the Paws from the Past receive a ribbon.       

Limited Entry:
Please remember entrants will be limited.  Apply early to insure your acceptance. 
The race will likely close the first half of September.    

Custom T-shirts, dog bandannas and goody bags to all 150 human/canine teams.  Refreshments, water stops and mile markers provided.

T-Shirts/Sweat Shirts/Calendars: Extra t-shirts, sweat shirts, bandanas can be ordered in any size (including children's sizes) before September 19 when the shirt order is placed.  Bandanas $5. Short sleeved tees $10, Long sleeved tees $15; sweat shirts are $22.   Payment must be made at time of order.

Call 973-377-6276 or Email Info.

To Register: Complete the Entry Form.

* One dog per person. Exceptions may be considered on an individual basis.
* Dogs must be on leashes at all times (no longer than 6'). No flexi leashes please.
* All
dogs must be current on standard vaccinations and be licensed.  You must be able to produce proof of these on race day upon request.
* Poop bags will be provided. You are responsible for picking up after your dog if he decides to go in the staging area or the course. We recommend you exercise your dog before the run to avoid dealing with this during the race.
* Puppies must be at least 6 months old to participate. We will not allow female dogs in any stage of heat to attend.
* The race director and race veterinarian reserve the right to refuse entry or remove a dog from the course if it might prove hazardous to others or whose physical condition appears to be in jeopardy before or during the event.
* The race director reserves the right to change the race to a fun run if the temperature is excessively warm.
* No Baby Joggers.
* To enter the Paws from the Past, the dog has to have participated in a previous Hounds and Harriers Run and can no longer complete 3 miles.
 Entry fee is optional for Paws from the Past but required for a race t-shirt.  The course is the finishing stretch.