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Join us for a Doggone Good Time!!

All Proceeds Benefit The UVH Foundation and The Pet Education Project!

Overall Male & Female winners of the 5k will receive a custom canine bobblehead trophy and a $100 gift certificate.

Additionally, 1st & 2nd place male & female in the following age groups of the 5k will receive a custom canine bobblehead trophy and special prizes.

  • 19-under
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-69
  • 70+

1 Mile Dog Awards: Fastest human dog duo will receive a custom canine bobblehead trophy and a $100 gift certificate.

Additionally, runner-up duo will receive a custom canine bobblehead trophy and a $50 gift certificate.

Special prizes for best pet/owner look-alike and best costume will be given!

Every pre-registered participant will receive an original “Run Like an Animal 5k” LONG SLEEVE TECHNICAL T-SHIRT!

Packet pick up will be held at Sportspectrum

  • Thursday, January 25th from 12 pm- 7 pm and
  • Friday, January 26th from 10 am-5:30 pm.

You may also pick up your packet on Race Day at the Race Site at 7:00 am.

Please only bring dogs that are well-behaved around other dogs and people.

Proof of rabies vaccination required. (Current rabies tag on collar is sufficient.) Female dogs that are in any stage of heat are prohibited. Dogs must be on leashes at all times (maximum 6 feet). No retractable leashes, which may be hazardous in a crowd. You must remove any of your dog’s waste. Relief stations and plastic baggies will be provided.

Stick around for fun, live music, food, beer and refreshments after the race. Bring a blanket and lay out on the lawn!

  • 7:00 a.m. Race Day Registration and packet pick up begins.
  • 7:45 a.m. – Dog 1 mile fun run
  • 8:15 a.m. – Ready, Set, GO! 5k
  • 9:15 a.m. – Post race awards!!