On 28 and 29 September 2019 in Bibione, in Piazzale Zenith the “Dog and Run” will be held: a weekend entirely dedicated to running with dogs and related disciplines; there will also be many initiatives for the whole family, with competitions, product expo, material tests, exhibitions, workshops and much more!

Here are some examples:

  • Covered Expo Area of 1800 sq. where you can find the best products dedicated to the running with dogs, including the push scooter
  • Dog and Run – the farm in the mud: a very entertaining training camp, with a free-step non-competitive trial between water, sand, mud and earth
  • Holi Dogs: photo shoot (for a fee) with the Holi coloured powders (100% natural)
  • Competitive and amateur trials, including Dog Triathlon, Dog Cross, Dog Scooter and Dog Triathlon with push scooter
  • Swimming pool for dogs, in which you can test their skill as swimmers.

The program is as follows:

  • Saturday, 28 September:
    • 10:30 am opening of the Expo area
    • 3:30 pm workshop
    • 6 pm beginning of the competitions:
      • Bikejoring
      • Dog Scooter
      • Dog Cross
      • Dog Endurance
      • Happy Dog
      • Man vs. Dog
    • 9 pm Closing of the Expo area
  • Sunday, 29 September:
    • 10:30 am opening of the Expo area
    • 3:30 pm workshop
    • 5:30 pm beginning of the competitions:
      • Obstacole race
      • 100-metre speed race
      • Dog triathlon
    • 7 pm Closing of the Expo area

Deadlines are:

  • Monday, 12 August: opening of registrations to the competitive and non-competitive disciplines
  • Monday, 9 September: last day of discounted registration.
  • Monday, 23 September: mandatory closure of registrations.
  • Wednesday, 25 September: deadline for payment.

For details, prices, registration and further info: www.dogandrun.it

Exceptional guests on these two days will be:

  • The British Ben Robinson, world champion of Dog Cross, with his dog Blake. Robinson will hold a workshop, in which he will provide useful advice, and will be challenged in Dog Cross, Dog Triathlon and 100-metre speed race.
  • Stefano Baldini, former Italian marathon runner and middle-distance runner, Olympic marathon champion in Athens 2004 and twice European champion (1998 and 2006), with his dog Boston.
  • Edoardo Errico, sports instructor and dog trainer, together with Daniela Guerinoni.

The event will be held in collaboration with Quattrozampeinfiera and Bibione Spiaggia, under the patronage of the Municipality of San Michele al Tagliamento and City of Bibione.

Start training! Bibione and its magnificent beach are waiting for you to see you fly on the sand together with you four-legged friend!