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Benefit: St. Mary's Animal Welfare League
Saturday, October 22, 2016   9am
Historic St. Mary's City


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Do you love animals?  We do and we are excited to spend time together on Saturday, October 22, 2016 for the SMAWL Rescue Fun Run and Trail Walk along the beautiful waterfront of Historic St. Mary’s City.  Run alone, as a team, or with your pet. 

Sign in will be at the Visitor Center, 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary's City, MD 20686


Event Schedule:

8:00 AM Registration Opens

8:45 AM Costume Contest

8:50 AM Line up and announcements

9:00 AM Fun Run/Walk Begins

Awards and refreshments will follow the run.

A SMAWL Dog Reunion with Group Photo will take place after the awards! Bring your SMAWL canine alumni!

All SMAWL dog alumni will receive a reunion bandana. Reunion t-shirts will also be available for human companions.


Early Registration (thru 1 October) - $25 per individual 12 yrs and older, $15 ages 7-12, and free for under 7 yrs

Onsite Registration - $30 per individual 12 yrs and older, $20 ages 7-12 T-Shirts available while supplies last

Fit pets capable of comfortably participating in the run are welcome to run. All pets are welcome to join us for the walk and pet festivities.

Grab your favorite Halloween costume, dress up your pet, and join us for a morning of fun and fellowship. Enjoy a run or walk (your choice) along the 5K trail through Historic St. Mary's City.

  • Prizes will be awarded for:
  • Top placing individual runners
  • Top placing dog and companion teams
  • Top fundraising teams (teams who raise the most money in sponsorships for SMAWL)
  • Best costumes (pets and people)

Runners can register individually or as a team. Teams are challenged to raise as much as possible in sponsorships and awards will be given to the top fundraising teams. So grab your closest group of animal loving friends, ask friends to sponsor you, and help us to raise much-needed funding for the animals of SMAWL.

*Costumes not required.

Fundraise Today!

Every step on October 22nd brings us one step closer to building a shelter. You can help even more by fundraising for the SMAWL Rescue Fun Run and Trail Walk before the event. You can fundraise as part of a team or as an individual. The top fundraising teams and individuals will win prizes!

Teams need to have a Team Name. So, gather a group of animal loving friends and start brainstorming and fundraising for our local homeless animals. All forms and funds are due by 9:00 AM on October 22 at the beginning of the fun run and trail walk.


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Thank You - 2017 Calendar Sponsors!

Bountiful Hound
ABC Liquors & Lounge
Chesapeake Pet Resort & Day Spa
State Farm Tammy Gladstone




resqSMAWL is now partners with ResQThreads.  People can visit their site at www.resqthreads.com; at checkout, select SMAWL from the list of rescue partners and SMAWL will receive a percentage of your purchase.