09:00 – 14:30
1.5 km / 5 km
Patrick White Lawns
Guinness World Record Attempt: 'Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Dogs'
This year we will be hosting a Guinness World Record attempt for the 'Largest Gathering of People Dressed at Dogs'. The current record is set at 439 people and is held by an organisation in the UK. With your help we are sure we can beat this target. To get involved all you have to do is register before the 13th of May. On the day you will need to wear:
After the Walk:
When you arrive back from the Walk, there will be plenty to see and do including:
Big Paws Walk
The Big Paws Walk is our main walk and begins at 11 a.m. from Patrick Whie Lawns. The walk route will take you from bridge to bridge and pack around to Patrick White Lawns. The Big Paws Walk is approximately 5km long.
Mini Paws Walk
The Mini Paws Walk begins kicks off the same time as the Main Walk at 11:00am. The Mini Paws Walk is approximately 1.5kms from Patrick White Lawns.This Walk is perfect for older or younger paws who can't quite handle the length of the Main Walk.
The Million Paws Walk event is held in rain, hail or sunshine so please dress appropriately.
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Paths around Lake Burley Griffin are wide enough to accommodate pedestrians, wheelchairs, electric scooters and strollers. Be aware there are some gravel pathways and there may be water on pathways after rain.
Children must be accompanied by an adult during all stages of the Million Paws Walk - at entry, during the walk and after the walk. If a child becomes lost, please take them to the RSPCA ACT Volunteers marquee.
St John Ambulance officers and RSPCA ACT veterinary staff will be roaming to attend any first aid requirements.
If you require any further information, please contact:
If you are enquiring about purchasing tickets. They will be available at the event from 9:00am.
If you have lost your confirmation email - don't worry. There will be a list on the door at our registration to mark your name off.
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Our office will be closed from 5:00pm on the 18th of May. Our office will reopen 9am Monday 21st of May.
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