Wiggle Waggle Dog Day at Bellingrath Gardens and Home is May 2: Run or Walk with your Furry Friends for ARF
Bellingrath Gardens and Home invites runners, walkers and their furry friends to a fun event for a good cause: The Wiggle Waggle Dog Day on Saturday, May 2 and proceeds will benefit the Animal Rescue Foundation. All runners and walkers who sign up for the Wiggle Waggle race events, a 5K and a 1-mile walk/run, will receive free admission to the Gardens for the day, and their family members and friends will receive a 50% admission discount.
The Wiggle Waggle 5K run (for humans only) begins at 8 a.m. The 1-mile Wiggle Waggle Walk, for dogs and their owners, starts at 9 a.m. ARF rescue dogs will be on hand at the event, and walkers are invited to "rent" a rescue dog for the Wiggle Waggle Walk in exchange for a $10 donation to ARF.
As an added bonus, Bellingrath Gardens will allow dogs to accompany their owners into the Gardens for an additional $5 donation per dog to the Animal Rescue Foundation. Bellingrath’s Pet Motel will also be available on a first-come, first-served basis for visitors who wish to enter the Gardens without their pets.
Wiggle Waggle 2015 is a family-friendly event. Register online at eventbrite.com or in person at McCoy Outdoors, Run-n-Tri and Running Wild by Saturday, April 25, to guarantee a T-shirt. Food and drinks will be provided at the post-race party, along with goody bags from Pet Supplies “Plus” Mobile and other sponsors. To learn more, to register, and to view the guidelines for Wiggle Waggle Dog Day at Bellingrath, visit www.bellingrath.org.
Bellingrath Gardens and Home is operated by the Bellingrath Gardens and Home Foundation, a charitable, not-for-profit organization, and is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the 65-acre garden and estate home of Walter and Bessie Bellingrath. For more information, visit www.bellingrath.org or call 251.973.2217