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Event Details: Belle Isle

Michigan Humane Society
Mega March for Animals
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Belle Isle, Detroit
Registration/Check In (all walkers): 9 a.m.
Walk Starts: 10 a.m.
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Event Day Program

Registration – 9:00 a.m.

Detroit Circus Performance – 9:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks – 9:45 a.m.

Walk Kick-off – 10:00 a.m.

Entertainment provided by Happy Hour DJ – 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Detroit Circus Performance – 11:15 a.m.

Closing Remarks-11:45 a.m.

Happy Hour DJ – 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Walk details:

A 2-mile walk around Belle Isle. A shorter route will also be available on walk day. Water will be provided for people and pets at several points along the route. 

Who can walk:

Everyone is welcome to walk, with or without a pet. Pets who are friendly, vaccinated and would enjoy the event are welcome to attend on a leash or in a carrier. Please bring proof of current vaccinations and be prepared to pick up after your pets.

Check-in and registration:

Registration opens at 9 a.m. and the walk will begin at 10 a.m.  Even though you have signed up online, please stop at the Registration/Check-In Tent to complete registration so that we know you attended. 

If you have already registered online, you can access a printable Check-In sheet already filled out with your details and online fundraising totals (must be logged in to view completed form).  If your employer has a matching gifts program please bring the necessary form. 

Parking Information:

Convenient parking is available. A Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into the state park. If you already purchased one at the time of renewing your license plate, or already have a window sticker on your vehicle, you can proceed directly to the parking lot once you cross the bridge and do not have to wait in line. If you do not have a Recreation Passport, they can be purchased at a Secretary of State branch office, self service station or online. Window stickers can be purchased at the visitor contact station, at the White House on Belle Isle, or at the entrance booth. The Recreation Passport costs $11 for Michigan vehicles.

For the most enjoyable walk experience please remember these points:

Additional notes for team captains:

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