How much fun is it to have a buddy to motivate and train with you? There are lots of opportunities to do just that either walking or running.
Free local events to exercise with your pet:
parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.
These events take place in pleasant parkland surroundings and we encourage people of every ability to take part; from those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experience; we welcome you all.
Visit the website for more details www.parkrun.com.au, most are dog friendly. park run also accommodate participants who would like to walk.
The Heart Foundation
The Heart Foundation is synonymous with creating health and fitness. Walking groups are available in most areas across Brisbane and many encourage dogs to attend. What a great way to meet new people and work out with your four legged training buddy.
Visit the website for more details http://www.heartfoundation.org.au/active-living/walking
If your still building up your fitness or just after a fun play date for your pooch check out the fantastic dog parks in your area.
Brisbane City Council provides over 120 dog off-leash areas in parks across Brisbane. These locations are generally fenced areas where dogs can run, exercise and socialise leash-free with other dogs and dog park visitors.
Dog off-leash areas include facilities such as seating, water, dog waste bins and some shaded areas.
Some dog parks also include agility equipment for agility drills and shelters for dog park visitors.
Visit the Brisbane City Council website for further information