What’s better than puppies? Trick question -- the answer is NOTHING! But a close second is winning an award from The Puppy Run! Feast your eyes on the list below of all the #pawsome different award categories that you can participate in. Surely, one of them will tickle your fancy. Enjoy!

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Photo & Video Awards


Post to (1) the Puppy Run Facebook Group, (2) Instagram using hashtag #ThePuppyRun and tagging @ThePuppyRun, or (3) both!

Best Overall Photo - Winner

As decided by YOU, through voting on The Puppy Run Facebook group: https://fb.com/groups/thepuppyrun.
Jen Mathe Sacramento , CA

Best Swag in the Mail Photo

Show all your swag in one photo!
Faren Kilpatrick Florence , SC

Best Medal Photo

Don't just earn your bling, share it too!
Kelley Drobnis Chatsworth, CA

Best Bib Photo

Rock your Puppy Run bib with pride. (Don't forget to fill out the back too!)
tasha malcolm spokane, WA

Best Shirt Photo

Don your shirt and smile for the camera!
Annie Adkins Broken Arrow , OK

Best Digital Swag Photo

Print the Puppy Run digital swag and snap a creative pic! https://puppyrun2016.fitfam.com/swag
Dorothy Brame Bowling Green, KY

Best Puppy Photo

Snap a photo of your pup in action!

Best Group Photo

Puppy Runners unite! Share a group photo for this award.
S. Kite Everett, WA

Best Family Photo

It's a Fit-Family event after all. Grab your crew and take a photo!
Jillian Zbilut Chicago, IL

Best Kid Photo

One for the kiddos! Let's see some junior smiles.
Elsie Gould Pennsauken, NJ

Best Lovey-Dovey Couple Photo

Puppy love is in the air... Share it with a pic!
Tera Halverson Council Bluffs, IA

Best Celebration Photo

Woo hoo!! Show your puppy pride in a celebration pic!
Lainey Wier Portland, OR

Most Scenic Photo

Show us the beautiful sights you see!
Connie Esterline Burbank, CA

General Awards

Most Inspirational

Cari Finelsen Sewell, US
Cari is a dog walker and ran with her client's dog Chance. Chance's owner is a disabled veteran who loves Chance more than anything. He was so happy to watch Chance run and then get his medal!

Fastest Female - 5K

Speediest gal for the 5K distance!

Fastest Male - 5K

Speediest guy for the 5K distance!
Craig Halverson Council Bluffs, IA

Fastest Female - 10K

Speediest gal for the 10K distance!
Kristina Meyer Red Deer, AB

Fastest Male - 10K

Speediest guy for the 10K distance!
Jim Clemens Madison, AL

Fastest Female - Half Marathon

Speediest gal for the half marathon distance!
Rebecca Adamson Sammamish, WA

Fastest Male - Half Marathon

Speediest guy for the half marathon distance!

Top of the Curve

The Puppy Run's okayest runner! (based on finishing time for all distances)
Amy Spetsios Bowie, MD

Most Team Members

Team with largest number of team members. Team captain gets the prize!
Sara Schobert Kansas City, MO
Sarah was captain of #AccioPuppies with 25 members!

Hashtag Hunt

Find 5 Puppy Run-related hashtags on the participant website and enter them at https://puppyrun2016.fitfam.com/hashtags!
Jen Mathe Sacramento , CA