This event is fun for the whole family, especially your wiener dog! Registration is now open, and you can sign your pup up for the race here.
If you want to sign up for the race only, it will cost $5, but for $15 you can get a derby day T-shirt and donation to local animal welfare organizations SICSA Pet Adoption Center, Humane Society of Greater Dayton, & PAWS Adoption Center.
>>WHERE TO PARK: New, free parking spaces now open in Oregon District
Don’t have a pooch to race? No problem. If you would like to just donate and get a T-shirt, that will cost $10.
2 p.m.: Pup Costume Social
3 p.m.: Pup Costume Parade: Beginning in the Trolley Stop Plaza and ending at the corner of Fifth Street and Pine Street (Dogs must be leashed. All breeds welcome!)
4 p.m.: Wiener Dog Races Commence!
5:30 p.m.: Costume and Race Award Ceremony
To purchase tickets to the Running of the Wieners, visit oregondistrict.org.
WANT TO GO?
WHAT: Oregon District Derby Day Wiener Dog Race
WHEN: 2 p.m.- 6 p.m. Saturday, May 4
WHERE: Oregon District
COST: Free to attend | $5 to race | $15 for race, T-shirt, donation | $10 for just T-shirt, donation
INFO: Website | Facebook | Registration