The charity run in support of the Vsemposobake fund is organized with the Eukanuba. The Vsemposobake fund helps the shelter dogs and cats find a home and promotes pet care.
The track is circular, one lap 2 km, completely unpaved, deep mud and puddles are possible.
Saturday, 5 October
Start area opens.
Participant packet pick up.
How to register
To register for Fast Dog Cross Country you must complete the online application form and pay the registration fee on Running Community website. During registration enter your personal data according to ID card. Otherwise you will not be able to pick-up your participant packet and bib number. After you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email.
Online registration will close 23:59 26 September. Online registration may be closed earlier if the entry limit is reached.
Participants must be 18 years or older on the race day.
You can only participate with one dog. The dog must be kept on a leash throughout the race.
All participants are required to pick up their own participant packet 5 October 12:00-13:30.
All participants are required to show a government-issued photo ID and original medical certificate stating the participant has no contraindication to running in competition upon picking up their own participant packet and dog's veterinary passport with a rabies vaccination mark after 5 October 2018.
Registration fees are nonrefundable.
Registration fee — 1000 rubles. The fee is fully transferred to the benefit of the charity fund.
Packet Pick Up
Location & hours
5 October 12:00–13:30 at the start area in the Bitsevsky Park.
Participant packet includes: • Bib number with timing chip and safety pins. • Wristband and clothing bag for clothing drop off. • Dog bandana. • Finisher lapel pin.
How to pick up participant packet
To pick-up participant packet you must present:
Government-issued photo identity document.
Medical certificate stating the participant has no contra-indication to running in competition (medical certificate will not be returned, a photocopy of certificate is accepted upon presentation of the original).
Original veterinary passport with a vaccination mark after 05.10.2018.
Medical certificate must proof that the participant has no contra-indication to running in competition. Medical certificate must be valid in the athlete's country of residence, filled in, stamped and signed by a doctor, and comply with all the rules and regulations enforced in the athlete's country. The certificate must be issued less than 6 months prior to the race.
Certificates will not be returned to the participants. A copy is acceptable upon presentation of the original certificate.
Metro From the metro station Belyaevo, walk along Miklukho-Maklaya Street to the intersection with Sevastopol Ave., enter the park and walk straight along the main path 650 meters.
By car Free parking is available on Miklukho-Maklay Street and Vvedensky Street. There is no car entrance to the park.
For your convenience, male and female changing tents, baggage storage and toilets are available in the start area.
Start & finish
The start will be divided into several waves. You can start in any wave you want.
Follow directions from race officials and volunteers at all times for a safe and orderly start to the race. Please mind your fellow runners. Please take care not to endanger others or yourself. In order to be able to hear your fellow runners of volunteers we ask you to run without music headphones.
It is forbidden to run with without a dog, with several dogs or with a dog without a leash.
Your net running time will start to be recorded when you cross the start line. Your net time will be registered once your cross the finish line.
After the finish you will receive drinking water.
If you are feeling unwell, please ask for the medical aid straight away.
Medical aid will be located at the start/finish area. A veterinarian will be on duty during the race. Please do not hesitate to contact any medical personnel if you are having difficulties – we appreciate you doing so. If you need medical aid, you may to ask any volunteer or fellow runners to an emergency call for you.
Your result will be measured with Chronotrack timing system, judges at the finish and the video registration system.
Your net running time will be recorded when you cross the start and finish lines. The timing chip will be issued to each participant before the start. The chip must be attached to the leg with a strap. After the finish the chip must be handed over to the judges.
Within a few hours after the last runner finish you will receive a text message and email with your draft result. The results list will be available online at this website.
Awarded participants ranked from 1 to 5 place in the overall standings (by net time). All participants will receive a finisher lapel pin.
Where to Cheer
If you've ever run races, you know how crowd support can immensely boost runners’ spirits. Please don’t be shy to encourage passing runners even if you don’t know them.
Spectators will be able to escort runners to the start, cheer them throughout the race, as well as greet them near the finish line.
Register to Volunteer
Volunteer registration will open on 1 September. If you have questions about volunteering, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org