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Every Dog Counts

Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your dogs, and bring your friends’ dogs to the 2019 Southeastern Guide Dogs Walkathon. This free, family-friendly and dog-friendly event includes a 3K walk, delicious food, a beer garden, live entertainment, music, shopping, vendors galore, and of course, lots and lots of dogs!

Going for the World Record!

This year, we’re going for the world record! Every dog counts as we attempt to break the world record for the most dogs wearing a bandana at a single event.

Paws for a Cause

While we walk, together we’ll make an impact for people with vision loss and veterans with disabilities. Whether you raise funds for our mission or simply bring your dog to count in the world record attempt, you are making a difference. We look forward to seeing you at Walkathon!

New this Year! Five Exciting Locations for 2019

For our longtime friends, note that we’ve made a few changes and combined Sarasota, Bradenton, and Lakewood Ranch into one fabulous Suncoast Walkathon. Here are our five 2019 locations:

+ St. Petersburg Walkathon – February 23, 2019 | Vinoy Park, 701 Bay Shore Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
+ Suncoast Walkathon – March 16, 2019 | Nathan Benderson Park, 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235 (combines Sarasota, Bradenton, and Lakewood Ranch)
+ Orlando Walkathon – April 13, 2019 | Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
+ Fort Myers Walkathon – April 13, 2019 | jetBlue Park, 11500 Fenway South Drive, Fort Myers, FL 32701
+ Tampa Walkathon – April 27, 2019 | Al Lopez Park, 4810 N Himes Ave, Tampa, FL 33614

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