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June 18th, 2022




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Starting line will be at the Train Depot Station on the Belfast Rail Trail

Join PAWS Animal Adoption Center on June 18th for the 5th Annual Paces for PAWS run/walk to be held on the Belfast Rail Trail.

All proceeds will go toward supporting PAWS continuing efforts to provide shelter, food, and medical attention to animals in need of a helping paw and lots of love.


Learn more about PAWS by visiting www.pawsadoption.org.

This event is the first of five events in the RunBelfast 2022 race series held in Belfast, Maine (more at https://www.runbelfast.org/).


The series includes:

  • Paces for PAWS 5K - Jun 18;

  • Rotary Kilted Canter 5K - Jul 23;

  • Rotary Bug Run 5K - August 20;

  • YMCA Cross Country 5K - Sep 24;

  • Lions Ghostly Gallop - October 29.

The RunBelfast Series is grateful for the support of the Belfast Parks and Recreation Department.
PACES for PAWS Event details and schedule

Event: Paces for PAWS 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Walk

When: June 18, 2022

Times: Registration at 8:30am
Start times for both run/walk and walk at 9:00am

Starting line is at the Train Deport on the Belfast Rail Trail. (13 Oak Hill Rd, Belfast, ME 04915)

** Parking lot is available **

If you bring your dog, it must be on a lease; also you must have proof of rabies vaccination and town registration.

Poop bags and water are also a must bring.

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1 Mile Fun Run/Walk &

Registration for the event IS OPEN!

Once you have registered you will be emailed the materials for doing your fundraiser. 




Whether you walk or run, there are prizes for everyone. Top awards will go to winners in the following categories:

- Fastest 5K (Female)

- Fastest 5K (Male)

- Fastest Youth (Under 16) Female

- Fastest Youth (Under 16) Male

- Walking Challenge Money Raised (Individual)



Paces for PAWS provides a wide variety of sponsorship opportunities for businesses of all sizes, including promotion to more than 10,000 PAWS social media followers. Help animals and increase your visibility while showing the public your business is active in the community.

Paces for PAWS is proudly presented by:

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