Dogs are allowed in the Knickerbocker Canyon Trail Run, including all distances. There is a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and 35K race. They all begin at the American River Canyon Overlook Park in Auburn, CA. Runners with dogs need to start in the back.
Tails 'n Trails is a dog friendly trail half marathon in Chalco Hills Recreation Area in Omaha, Nebraska. There is a half marathon, 10K, 5K and 1-mile walk to choose from. Top dog awards will be given to the first place female and first place male who are running with a dog.
The Dirty Dog Dare is a dog friendly trail race on a 3.5-mile loop with rolling hills. It is mostly double wide and goes around Wolf Lake. This is a canicross race but you are not required to run in canicross equipment.
The Zoomies 50K also offers a 5K, 10K & 15K option. The race goes around a 1.57-mile loop so you complete it 20 times for the 50K. Dogs are welcome and the course will feature rescue animals available for adoption.
All proceeds from the second annual Buzz Run will to to Animal Lifeline of Iowa. This race is free to join and medals can be purchased for a minimum $10 donation. Dogs are welcome in the 5K, 10K and half marathon distance.
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.
This is a beautiful trail race on the forrest roads starting out at the Lolo Pass Visitor Center on the border of Montana and Idaho. Both distances are chip timed and dogs are welcome in both the 10K or the half marathon.