5k Dog Friendly Races

Brat Fest Dog Run
Upcoming
$30
2022/05/28
Race a 5K with your dog at the world's largest brat fest! There is also a 10K and a 1K kids' run but dogs are only allowed in the 5K.
Buffalo Stempede 1K
Upcoming
$25
2022/05/28
The Buffalo Stampede is a 1K dog friendly race that is meant to be FAST! It's a flat course and all dogs of all sizes are welcome. They finish through an arch for a nice photo opportunity. Cost is $25 per dog.
Upcoming
$40
2022/05/28
The Clovis Memorial Run includes a 5K runwalk, a 2-mile walk, a 1/2-mile kids run and a 1/2-mile walk (for seniors and wheelchairs). This race is not advertised as dog friendly but the race director confirmed there is "no policy against dogs."
Upcoming
$50
2022/05/28
The DOGTOWN USA Canicross Dog & Jog race will benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon. There is a kids canicross run, a 5K canicross run/walk and a 1-mile canicross run/walk.
Upcoming
$34
2022/05/29
Pineland Farms Trail Festival is holding a 5K canicross race on Sunday May 29, 2022. There is a timed canicross 5K as well as a casual canicross 5K.
No excuses 5K
Upcoming
$45
2022/05/30
veterans to help with picking up dropped items and other tasks. Your own dog is welcome to run or walk with you in the 5K or 1-mile event.
Upcoming
$35
2022/06/04
K9 5K Run and Walk in Rhode Island - Dog Friendly Race in Tiverton for Runners and Walkers of All Levels - Come Race With Your Dog!
Upcoming
$40
2022/06/04
The Bozeman Canine Classic K9-9K is the only dog friendly race in Bozeman, MT! Run or walk the 9K (about 5 miles) or 1 mile with your dog. This is a looped course starting at Bogert Park in downtown Bozeman.
Upcoming
20
2022/06/05
The Get Lost 5K Run / Walk is all about getting out being active and having fun! We can still come together as a community / family and enjoy fun, fitness, charity, and shenanigans!  Come support our team and meet...
Upcoming
$TBD
2022/06/05
The Reservoir Dogs Trail Run offers a 5K, 10K, half marathon and 35K race at the San Pablo Reservoir. Dogs are allowed in all distances and are asked to start at the back of the pack. There is a 6.5 hour time limit for the half marathon and 35K race.
Upcoming
$55
2022/06/09
The Rocky Dog Trail Run is a 5K run/walk in Vail, CO. The race starts and finishes at Nature Valley Mountain Plaza.
Upcoming
$25
2022/06/11
Dog Days 5K and 2-mile Walk at Festival South – Mississippi The Dog Days 5K walk/run and 2-Mile Walk raises money for the Hub City Service Dogs program. Both races start and finish at Kamper Park in Hattiesburg, MS. Dogs...
Gunstock Trailfest 5K canicross
Upcoming
$TBD
2022/06/18
Several events take place during this running festival, including a 5K canciross race. More info to come on the June 2022 race!
Upcoming
$38
2022/06/18
Dogs are welcome at this race in Magnuson Park (Seattle). There will be a 400-meter kids' dash, a 5K, 10K & 15K. The course is open to the public on the looped trail through the park.
Upcoming
$45
2022/06/18
Ward Mountain Trail Run - Dog Friendly 8-Mile, 5-Mile and 2-Mile Race in Nevada.
Upcoming
$45
2022/06/18
The Muddy Paws 5 & 10 Mile race is a dog friendly event in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio. There is also a dog friendly 2-Miler.
Upcoming
$40
2022/06/25
The K9XC is a 5K dog friendly cross country race. There is also a 1-mile family fun run/walk that is also dog friendly.
Upcoming
$33
2022/06/25
The Macklind Dog Mile is a new event in the overall Macklind Mile weekend! The Dog Mile is a special heat for dogs and their people. The human runner will receive a shirt and race bib. Dogs will receive a race bib for their leash and a custom, finisher dog tag.
Semana Nautica 5k
Upcoming
$TBD
2022/07/04
This 5K takes place on the 4th of July and is family friendly, including dogs. The 5K is on a scenic trail. Patriotic attire is recommended for all runners and dogs. You're also welcome to walk the 5K.
Law Dog 5K
Upcoming
$30
2022/07/09
Law Dog 5K & 10K event is a dog friendly race in Kansas to raise money for the Gardner Police Department.
Angevine Farm canicross race
Upcoming
$45
2022/07/10
This event takes place July 10-11 at Angevine Farm in Warren, CT. There is a dog friendly 5K Canicross race at 5:30 p.m. Saturday July 10. There will be special dog awards for the winners and treats for all the dogs!
Dog Days Half Marathon
Upcoming
$75
2022/07/23
This race is scheduled for July 23, 2022. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are allowed on the 5K, 10K and half marathon courses. Keep the leash short at all times.
Christmas in July Half Marathon
Upcoming
$TBD
2022/07/23
Choose from a chip-timed half marathon or 5K. No extra charge for bringing your dog to either event! Kids are also welcome to race.
Sandi Paws Mutt Strut 5k
Upcoming
$20
2022/07/23
Sandi Paws Rescue is back for a fourth year with The Sandi Paws Mutt Strut 5k. All proceeds will go to our mission in saving abused and abandoned dogs. Fond du Lac parks are now dog friendly, so make sure...
Rodeo Valley 8K race
Upcoming
$75
2022/08/06
The Rodeo Valley Trail Run has several distances but dogs are allowed only in the 8K race (4.8 miles) due to trail specific rules. The event takes place at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in Sausalito, CA. Dogs need to be leashed at all times.
Sioux Falls Bark in the Park
Upcoming
$25
2022/08/20
This dog friendly fun run will raise money for the Sioux Falls Humane Society. Walk or run the 3K or 5K with your dog! The event takes place at Dunham Park in Sioux Falls.
Upcoming
$40
2022/08/20
The Nitty Gritty is a trail marathon & half marathon that allows dogs both on and off leash. It is on a 4.3-mile looped single track course on Red Lodge Mountain.
Upcoming
$38
2022/08/20
The Magnuson Series Summer Spirit race is dog friendly. Choose from a 5K, 10K or 15K. There is also a kids' dash. Dogs must be kept on a leash and near you at all times. The trail is open to the public.
Canine Classic at Paws Up
Upcoming
$ TBD
2022/08/28
This is a trail run for your dog that can even be done off leash if you choose! Choose from the 2-mile, 5-mile or half marathon distance. The race is on trails and dirt roads.
Upcoming
$35
2022/08/28
Mutt Strut Lake Humane Society - Run That Mutt Dog Friendly Races in Ohio- The Mutt Strut Festival Includes a 1-mile Dog Walk!
Upcoming
$55
2022/08/28
The Good Dog - Dirty Dog 5K and 10K race is at 8 a.m. on Sunday Aug. 28, 2022. It takes place at Folsom Lake. There are awards for various dog divisions by size as well as a canicross division. You can also run without a dog, if you prefer.
Upcoming
$50
2022/08/28
Race to the Top of Vermont if a 4.3-mile run, bike or hike up Vermont's highest mountain. Leashed dogs are allowed in the hiking division.
Upcoming
$85
2022/09/03
The Chugwater K9 Classic in Wyoming features a dog friendly half marathon, 10K and 5K.
Upcoming
$30
2022/09/10
Run for the Fallen welcomes dogs in the 10K, 5K and 1-mile firefighter challenge. The event honors rescue workers who were deployed to Ground Zero on September 11, including the dogs trained for search and rescue, police work or therapy.
5K training plan for dogs
Upcoming
$TBD
2022/09/17
Run along the along the shores of Circle Lake in Rice County, MN. Located 20 minutes south of Burnsville, MN. Dogs are welcome!
Upcoming
$35
2022/09/17
Dog Dash Discover 5K in Brookfield, WI, benefits the Elmbrook Humane Society. You are welcome to run or walk with your dog at any pace. If you don't have a dog, visit with the adoptable dogs at the event when you finish.
Upcoming
$TBD
2022/09/18
This is a timed 5K run/walk that you can do with or without a dog. It is on a cross country course over fields and through woods. Humans get a shirt and dogs get a medal.
Salt Flats Endurance Run
Upcoming
$25
2022/09/24
The Two Rivers Fujor Dryland Races welcomes all experience levels and breeds of dogs to participate in its 5K canicross event. There is also a 10K bikejor race and a 3K canicross relay.
My dogs Ace & Remy
Upcoming
$50
2022/09/25
This is a pet friendly event! There is a 5K option as well as a shorter 1-mile walk/run option This is a timed event with awards to the top overall male and female runners who finish with a dog! Awards are broken down into age group categories, including those 14 and under!
Upcoming
$40
2022/09/25
Coureurs de Bois is a dog friendly canicross race. Run or walk 4, 8, 12 or 16 miles with your dog. Run That Mutt dog friendly race Wisconsin
Upcoming
$15
2022/10/02
The K9 Canter 1 Mile Fun Run is part of the It's Fall Y'all 5K event in Westminster, CO. Dogs are allowed in the 1-mile fun run and costumes are encouraged!
Upcoming
$40
2022/10/08
This is a dog friendly looped course. You can run canicross style or simply run with your dog. Each lap is about 3.65 miles. Choose from 3.65 miles, 7.3 miles, 10.95 miles or 14.6 miles.
Upcoming
$29
2022/10/08
By Your Side 5K and 1-Mile Dog Walk in Tulsa, OK - Run That Mutt Dog Friendly Races - Sign Up for the By Your Side 5K Now!
Trails for Tails Fest 5K
Upcoming
$40
2022/10/15
Bring your dog to the 5K race or participate in the 5K or 15K without a dog. All races are on a trail course in Historic Washington Crossing State Park.
Upcoming
$25
2022/10/15
Myrtle Beach Doggie Dash 1-Mile and Mini Marathon - Run That Mutt Dog Friendly Races S.C. - Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon 13.1 Miles
Upcoming
$25
2022/10/23
Bark in the Park 5K Dog Friendly Race in Harrisburg, PA - Run or Walk With Your Dog at this Dog Friendly 5K event and Pet Costume Contest!
heroes run 5k 10k walk run
Upcoming
$25
2022/10/29
Place Heroes Run 5k & 10k Run/Walk Strawtown Koteewi Park11800 Koteewi DrNoblesville, IN US 46060 Description Heroes Run 5k & 10k Run/Walk or 1-Mile walk on excellent trails through beautiful Strawtown Koteewi Park. Most trails are VERY WELL GROOMED crushed...
Upcoming
$TBD
2022/11/05
Springmaid Trail Race 5K Dog Friendly Dog Jog - South Carolina - Run or walk a 5K with your dog at Mary Warner Mack Dog Park!
Upcoming
$TBD
2022/11/19
The Davis Turkey Trot now offers a 2-mile "dog jog" for runners and walkers with or without dogs. The event is scheduled for Saturday Nov. 19, 2022. It takes place at the Civic Center Field in Davis.
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2022/11/24
This is a free family and dog friendly run/walk Thanksgiving Day at the Rodeo Grounds in Red Lodge, MT. The course is 3 miles with the option of 1.5 miles as well. Well behaved dogs are allowed on leash.
Navarre Florida Jingle Bell Run
Upcoming
$25
2022/12/03
Strollers and leashed dogs are welcome at this event! It starts and finishes at the Main Fire Station. Participants receive a shirt. Costumes are encouraged!
Lexington Jingle Bell Run
Upcoming
$30
2022/12/03
The race is open to all levels of walkers and runners. The event is stroller and dog friendly. Please keep your dog on a leash!
Hell Creek 100
Upcoming
$FREE
2022/12/03
Walk or run the Jingle Bell 5K and Ugly Sweater Contest! This is a family and pet friendly event.
Jingle Bell Run Colplay PA
Upcoming
$30
2022/12/03
Dogs are allowed at the 5K walking event. If you prefer to run, then sign up for the 8K without your dog.
Montgomery half marathon
Upcoming
$35
2022/12/03
Run or walk the 5K through downtown Lexington, VA. Open to runners and walkers of all abilities. Jogging strollers and well-behaved leashed dogs are welcome. You are encouraged to wear a festive holiday costume!
Upcoming
$40
2022/12/03
Hateya Trail Run Canicross Dog Friendly Race Lake Geneva Wisconsin - Run That Mutt - Choose from 4 miles or 8 miles with your dog!
Rodeo Beach 8K
Upcoming
$100
2022/12/10
This event is organized by Pacific Coast Trail Runs. There are multiple distances to choose from, but only the 8K is a dog friendly event.
Bellingham 5K
Upcoming
$55
2022/12/10
This event has a 5K "Dog Trot" option where you can walk the 5K with your dog. Shirt and jingle bells included with your registration. Strollers are also welcome.
Upcoming
$25
2022/12/10
The Santa's Little Helper Dog Mile is a special wave just for you and your dog! The race is one mile and participants will receive a Santa hat and Santa Run sunglasses. You are encouraged to dress up with your dog.
Train for a 5K with your dog
Upcoming
$41
2022/12/17
This event takes place in Magnuson Park in Seattle. Bring your dog and enjoy a hot chocolate bar! Choose from a 5K, 10K or 15K event.
Hair of the Dog 2-mile Run
Upcoming
$15
2023/01/01
This 2-mile run is dog friendly. It starts and finishes at Brewery 85 in Greenville, S.C. The top three finishers will receive awards. Age group winners will also be announced.
Upcoming
$65
2023/04/08
There is a dog friendly 5K and 10K walk as well as a 5K and 10K run. The races start at the Granite Beach parking area at Folsom Lake and are on trails. The course will have an aid station with water for both dogs and people.
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