Race Details

Event Day Details

Saturday, September 28th, 2019

Registration begins at 9:15AM, with the event kick-off beginning at 10AM and running until 2PM

  • Dog Costume Contest – promptly at 10:30AM
  • The actual dog walk will occur directly after the Dog costume contest!

Rotary Pavilion of Thompson Park (between the zoo and the golf course) – physical address is 1 Thompson Park, Watertown, NY 13601

Two courses through the beautiful park are available, depending on your dog’s fitness level – a 2-mile course or a 0.75-mile course. Both walks will begin at the entrance of the Rotary Pavilion and will be led by Paws4Potter volunteers.


Pre-registration by: Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

  • Adult Participant With Up To 2 Dogs - $20
  • Adult Participant Without Dogs - $10
  • Children Under 18 Years Of Age – FREE

Event Day Registration

  • Adult Participant With Up To 2 Dogs - $25
  • Adult Participant Without Dogs - $15
  • Children Under 18 Years Of Age – FREE

If you are a local business wishing to help sponsor this event or participate in this event (and have a vendor table at the event), please contact us via e-mail at paws4potter@gmail.com for more details regarding registration fees and sponsorship levels. Businesses attending the event MUST pre-register by Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 and can do so by e-mailing me at paws4potter@gmail.com. Businesses will not be able to pre-register online at this time.

If you prefer to pre-register but do not wish to do so online, you can contact me at paws4potter@gmail.com or stop in for a pre-registration form at The Animal Doctors (1631 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601).

Kyle Stevenson – paws4potter@gmail.com
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  • Participating dogs must be up to date on core vaccines (DHPP and Rabies), and participants must present proof of these vaccines at the time of the event.
  • No dogs less than 4 months of age and no dogs currently in heat will be allowed to participate in the event.
  • Dogs must be kept on a 6-foot (or shorter) leash at all times. Please refrain from using retractable leashes!
  • It is the pet owner’s responsibility to pick up any waste produced by his/her dog(s). A poop bag will be provided to each participant at the sign-in table.
  • A maximum of 2 dogs PER person will be allowed entrance to the event.
  • Minors (children under the age of 18 years) must be accompanied by an adult. Participating minors must have their waivers signed by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Pet owners must be in control of their dogs at all times. We politely request that all participating dogs be friendly with other dogs!
  • Dogs must remain at the designated event location and associated (marked) walking paths while they are participating in this event.
  • No cats are allowed at this event.
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