Hike on the Dike

Register for WCGHS’s Seventh Annual Hike on the Dike, Plus 5K & 10K Runs – May 30th

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Registration for West Columbia Gorge Humane Society’s Seventh Annual Hike on the Dike is now open!  Hike on the Dike is a popular event so we encourage everyone to preregister so they can skip the registration line!  Plus the first 50 registrants can receive a FREE dog microchip on-site!

The West Columbia Gorge Humane Society’s Seventh Annual Hike on the Dike is on Saturday, May 30th, from 10AM to 2PM and begins at Pendleton Woolen Mills at 2 Pendleton Way, Washougal, WA.  Start Times:  Registration – 10am, 10K – 10:30, 5K – 11:15, Walk – 11:30

The beautiful, scenic 2.77 mile route overlooking the Columbia River begins at Pendleton Woolen Mills heading east along the dike to the entrance of Captain William Clark Park and then returning back to Pendleton. Our shelter is located along the route so we invite walkers to stop in to our shelter on the way up or back!

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Register as an Individual

Your minimum pledge fee of $25 includes participation in the WCGHS Hike on the Dike as well as access to all the great activities and vendor booths.  The first 250 paid participants to register will receive a WCGHS Bag.  Children aged sixteen and under participate for free with a paid adult.

Print Registration Form

Additional Walker Pledge Page

Online Registration

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Register as a Team

Gather coworkers, friends and family members and walk as a pack!  Your team can set fundraising goals via the online registration page and share them with others through email or social media!  Packs (teams) will be eligible to compete for one of three prizes awarded the day of the event.

Online Registration


Taking a Cat Nap Day?

If you can’t make it out to the WCGHS Hike on the Dike you can still help support the cause. Make a donation in your name, a pet’s name or in the memory of a beloved family member.  Thank you for being a virtual walker with us!

Make a Donation to WCGHS


Sponsor our Event or Come as a Vendor

Get your business in front of thousands of local animal lovers! Washington is in the top 6 states of pet owners with 62.7% of citizens owning one or more cats and/or dogs. View our different levels of sponsorship available, information about becoming a vendor and the exposure your business will have.  Please contact our Event Coordinator Linnea Justis at Mljustis1@comcast.net for sponsorship or vendor questions about participating in this year’s event.  Update 3/23/15:  Vendor registration is now CLOSED!

Sponsorship Levels

Sponsorship Registration Form

Vendor Information

Vendor Registration Form

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Help Spread the Word!

If you would like to help WCGHS spread the work about our event, please download the 2015 Hike on the Dike Flyer and post it at your place of employment, community boards and share with family and friends!