2019 indie pet parade july 5, enter your pet via facebook

Boone, the 2019 official mascot of The Indie.

BENSON – Boone, the 2019 official mascot of The Indie, cordially invites all Benson pets to enter the first-ever Indie Pet Parade. The family-friendly event, set for Friday, July 5, during BFF, is part of lead-up activities to the 10K/5K road race, which will be held July 28 as part of Benson Days.

The parade will take participants along downtown Benson’s south alley, starting behind the Citylight Arts Project (CAP) at 5603 Northwest Radial Highway and ending in the parking lot of BFF headquarters at 2725 N. 62nd Street.

There is no registration fee to participate in the parade. Pet owners can register by submitting the name and photo of their pets to https://www.facebook.com/theindie2019/ by June 30. You can also register the afternoon of the event at the CAP building from 5:00 to 5:45pm. The parade will get under way at 6pm.

All entries will be judged by Boone and an esteemed panel of experts. The winner will receive free Indie gear and have one of the race’s top 5 hills named after them.

Representatives of Yeak Inc. of Benson, the 2019 sponsor of The Indie Pet Parade, will serve as the grand marshalls.

For more information, email info@theindieomaha.org.

The 2019 Indie Pet Parade is a production of The Indie, Benson out Back and BFF. To register for the 10K/5K road race, visit http://www.theindieomaha.org.

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