BATON ROUGE—The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is hosting the 21st Annual Great Rover Road Run on Saturday, April 5.

The run consists of a 5K Road Run followed by a one mile run/walk with your dog. The 5K run begins at 8 a.m. and the one mile run begins at 9:15 a.m. at the LSU SVM on Skip Bertman Drive. The scenic course starts at the veterinary school and winds through the LSU campus.

Pre-registered participants will get a t-shirt and "doggy bag." Water and refreshments will be provided for all participants. Awards will be given to the first-, second- and third-place winners in the different age categories for the 5K run and to the winners of the different categories for the one mile run.

Please go to to register online or to to download a registration form. You may also register on-site on the day of the run.

If you pre-register, you can pick up your pre-race packet in the lobby of the School of Veterinary Medicine on April 4 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Dog participants must be on a six-foot leash and have proof of current vaccination. No dogs will be allowed on the 5K course with competitive runners.