Butler University hosts the 23rd annual Bulldog Jog run/walk and dog walk beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 28.
Registration is $25 for the general public, $20 for dog walkers, and $10 for Butler students until March 7. Late registration (March 8 and thereafter) is $35 for the Bulldog Jog, $25 for the Dog Walk. The student rate is $10 any time.
Registration is open to the community. Proceeds from the event benefit professional development opportunities for students interested in health, wellness, and recreation.
The course for the run/walk begins at the top of the Butler Bowl and goes along the Hinkle Fieldhouse and Health & Recreation Complex (HRC) corridor to Lake Road. From Lake Road the course runs through the beautiful Butler campus and along the canal path. Butler University reserves the right to alter the course based on weather conditions.
The Dog Walk will begin at 9:15 a.m. at the top of the Butler Bowl and go along the Hinkle Fieldhouse and HRC corridor to Sunset Avenue, down Butler Way, around the South Mall, Norris Plaza, and North Mall, returning on Lake Road and finishing at Hinkle.
Early packet pick-up will be Friday, March 27, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the lobby of the HRC just west of Hinkle Fieldhouse. Parking is available in the Hinkle Fieldhouse parking lot.
Late in-person registration will be held in the lobby of the Health & Recreation Complex from 8-8:45 a.m.
Official Butler University mascot Blue III (Trip) will serve as grand marshal for the Bulldog Jog Dog Walk. Participants are encouraged to bring items and supplies for Indiana Bulldog Rescue and Humane Society of Indianapolis to assist in the care of dogs much less fortunate.
This year’s Bulldog Jog is sponsored by Butler University, the Butler University Student Foundation, Indiana Bulldog Rescue, Courtyard by Marriott Indianapolis-Carmel, the Humane Society of Indianapolis, Athletic Annex, and the Butler University Health and Recreation Complex.