Briggs Animal Adoption Center’s 9th Annual
Footin’ for Animals 5K & 10K Walk/Run

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Blandy Farm in Boyce, VA
11 AM – Rain or Shine
(Check in begins at 10 AM)

Footin’ for Animals is a 5K & 10K walk/run held at the beautiful State Arboretum of Virginia, located at Blandy Experimental Farm in Boyce, VA. Enjoy a fun-filled day while supporting The Briggs Animal Adoption Center (BAAC). A program of The National Humane Education Society, BAAC’s primary mission is to place cats and dogs into loving homes with people who will fulfill lifelong commitments to them by accepting them as members of their families. We rely solely on charitable contributions to achieve our mission and carry out our programs on behalf of cats and dogs.

Walk or run by yours elf or bring along your dog to join the fun! Make the event even more fun, and wear your Halloween costume or dress up your dog! Participants receive an event t-shirt, water, coffee, and snacks. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the day.

The race will be held at 11 a.m. at Blandy Farm located at 400 Blandy Farm Lane in Boyce, VA. Check-in begins at 10 a.m.

This USATF Certified 5K Course is a trail that runs through the beautiful State Arboretum of Virginia. Parking is available in the visitor lot. This event will be hand-timed for participants who wish to be timed. Race bibs will be available for pick up on the race day.


  • All dogs must be kept on a leash and under direct supervision of an adult.
  • All dog waste must be picked up. Bags will be made available.
  • All dogs brought to the event must be current on vaccinations (including rabies).
  • All dogs must have current identification tags.