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War Dog Memorial Run to honor K-9 veterans

 

Last updated 5/11/2022 at 9:45am | View PDF

FORT CARSON - The War Dog Memorial Run, a Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation event, kicks off at 9 a.m. May 21 at Iron Horse Park.

The event will honor K-9 veterans and their handlers. It is open to all Department of Defense ID card holders.

Early registration runs through May 19 and is $20 per person ages 4 and up. Children ages 3 and under are free. Same-day registration will be $40 per person ages 4 and up. Participants will receive a custom T-shirt and sticker while supplies last.

Dogs must remain on leashes. Any dog who shows aggression or presents a threat to participants or other dogs will be removed from the event. The race route is on asphalt and dirt terrain. The run will take place rain or shine.

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People and dogs participate in a past War Dog Memorial event.

County, state and federal civilian concealed-carry permits are not recognized or valid on Fort Carson. All weapons brought onto the installation must be registered with the provost marshal's office at building 2700 in accordance with U.S. Army and Fort Carson regulations and policy. Only law enforcement personnel in the performance of official duties may possess a concealed weapon on Fort Carson.

Despite the Colorado amendment legalizing recreational marijuana, use or possession of marijuana on a federal installation is a violation of federal law; and therefore, is not allowed at this event.

For more information on the memorial run visit:

https://carson.armymwr.com/calendar/event/war-dog-memorial-run-and-vendor-show/5541269/67483.

 

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