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Miles for Mutts 2016

Manatawny Creek Winery

5K Race and 1-Mile Fun Walk
Sunday, September 23, 2018


8 am to 12 noon
(check-in starts at 8am, 5K start 9am, 1M start 9:15am)

Activities

The beautiful Wilson Farm Park is the backdrop for TLC’s fourth annual race event benefiting the dogs we rescue.

5K Race: Run or walk the 3.1-mile course through the park grounds. There will be water stations along the way for people and dogs. This timed activity will have a race clock at the finish for instant results. The race begins at 9 am.

Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male, top 3 female, and top 3 dog finishers. Top 3 male and female finishers for each age bracket (14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+) will also be presented with awards.

1-Mile Fun Walk: This activity is designed for those who want a more leisurely and shorter distance through the lovely grounds. Great for families and lower energy dogs. The Fun Walk will start shortly after the 5K starts.

  early registration
(by 9/8/18)
registration
(after 9/9/18)
5K $30 $35
5K - children under 12 $25 $30
walk $15 $20

register by 9/8/18 to guarantee shirt
children under 6 are free (T-shirts & goodie bags for paid registrants only)

Create a team & do some fundraising

This year, we have some extra features! You can create or join a team and even get others to sponsor your participation. Check the fundraising options during registration to create your fundraising page. Raise at least $300 prior to the event & your registration will be free! TLC is an IRS designated 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, so donations made to sponsor you are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

This is a dog & family-friendly event

Dogs & people of all ages are welcome to participate! Wilson Farm Park has great, stroller-friendly, trails that will provide a scenic route good for runners & walkers alike. The amenities also include all abilities playgrounds and we'll have fun stuff for the whole family, in addition to the race.
 
It is a best practice to keep yourself hydrated. Some people may need to consult with a healthcare provider before participating. Dogs should be kept hydrated as well.
 
Dogs must be well behaved, vaccinated, and kept on a leash at all times. Please note: use of retractable leashes is not allowed. Please make sure you clean up any waste.

Mutts For Miles

TLC's adorable adoptables will  be at the event and, for $20, one of our available dogs can accompany you on your 1-mile walk. You can meet the dogs to see who's available to rent at the event.  Please note that an adult (18+ years of age) must be responsible for the dog at all times.

 

race day check-in starts at 8am; the race starts at 9am

 

Post-race festivities: Enjoy the festival while you peruse the vendor tables and grab a bite at our fabulous vendors.

this is a rain or shine event, there is no raindate

Venue: Manatawny Creek Winery

Beautiful Manatawny Creek Winery near Pottstown, PA

Manatawny Creek Winery sign Grape vines at Manatawny Creek Winery
Barn at winery Picnic table at winery
Walk/run path at the winery Tasting area at winery

Sponsor & Vendor Opportunities

Support To Love A Canine Rescue, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, while promoting your business in the community.

Event Sponsorship

Sponsors will receive mentions in promotional materials and social media postings leading up to and after this event.

Great Pyrenees Level: $1,000
  • Top billing of company logo on event banner.
  • Top billing of single color ~4”x4” company logo on event T-shirts.
  • Your logo with link to company website on the TLC website for 1 year.
  • Vendor space at event.

 

German Shepherd Level: $750
  • Company logo on event banner.
  • Single color ~2.5”x2” company logo on event T-shirts.
  • Your logo with link to company website on the TLC website for 1 year.
  • Vendor space at event.

 

Coonhound Level: $500
  • Small company logo on event banner.
  • Company name listed on adult-size event T-shirts.
  • Company logo on Miles For Mutts event page on the TLC website.
  • Vendor space at event.

 

Chihuahua Level: $250
  • Small company logo on event banner.
  • Company logo on Miles For Mutts event page on the TLC website.
  • Vendor space at event.

Sponsor Deadlines

Aug. 27, 2016: Sponsor application must be submitted and payment received on or before this date. See form for submission instructions.

Aug. 29, 2016: High-resolution vector graphic file of company logo must be received on or before this date. Banner graphic must be in .eps format. Files should be emailed to: MilesForMutts@TLCrescuePA.com.

Call: 484-868-2061

Email: MilesForMutts@TLCrescuePA.com

Vendor Opportunities

We’d like to offer you a great opportunity to promote your products and services to the local community. Join To Love a Canine, Inc. by setting up a table at our annual family event. This year the backdrop to your booth will be the beautiful Manatawny Creek Winery. The activity schedule is set up so racers and family members will have plenty of time to peruse the vendor area before and after both our 5K race and 1-mile fun walk. Race registration and check-in will be in the same area.

  • 7:30-8:00 am setup for this 4-hour event in a festival atmosphere.
  • Only $25 to host a table to give you this great business awareness opportunity.
  • This includes a listing in our TLCRescuePa.com website Miles for Mutts thank-you section.
  • We provide the beautiful scenery rain or shine, you provide your setup.
  • Please note this is an outside area with no power source.
  • We've found basket raffles and giveaways at vendor tables work very well with our supporters.
  • Vendor booking form and payment due by September 10th.

Please feel free to contact our Event Coordinator, Traci Slaybaugh TSlaybaugh@TLCRescuePA.com or call 484-868-2061.

Support & Donations

We'd like to offer you a great opportunity to have your product placed in our event. Local community members, our staff, and race setup crew will be introduced to the items you donate for use by To Love a Canine's Miles for Mutts, fun family event. Last year's event included close to 200 racers and drew additional crowds of staff, supporters and volunteers. This year we have a new, novel venue and the coordination efforts of the Sly Fox Track Club to promote our event to audiences we were not exposed to last year.

  • Your donations can be used throughout our event, as raffle items, or as prizes for our race winners.
  • We would be happy to add your bulk family-friendly product donation to the goodie bag we give to each participant.
  • You will be listed in our TLCRescuePa.com website Miles for Mutts thank-you section.
  • To Love a Canine Rescue, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that is very appreciative of our supporters.
  • Donations made to TLC are fully tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Please consider donating your product, food, water, gift cards, raffle baskets, even cash to support this great cause. If you are interested in donating to this year's event please contact Traci Slaybaugh by email TSlaybaugh@TLCRescuePA.com or call 484-868-2061 and a committee member will come to you.

Donations and vendors will be mentioned in our social media postings prior to and during the event. Please help the pups of To Love a Canine Rescue, Inc. by being a part of this event.

To Love a Canine Rescue, Inc. (TLC) is a nonprofit organization incorporated in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on May 3, 2013 and recognized as a 501(c)(3) by the IRS. TLC’s IRS identification number (EIN) is 46-2618710. Donations made to TLC are fully tax-deductible as allowed by law. The official registration and financial information of To Love a Canine Rescue, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1 (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Thanks to our sponsors:
Sly Fox Running Club logo     Brinker Capital logo     Centre for Healing Arts logo     Lifetime Fat Loss Centers logo
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