Start Times

The Fun Run (one mile) will start at 8:30 AM & the 5K will take place at 9:15 AM in the beautiful Suwanee Town Center Park in the Heart of Suwanee. We encourage everyone to bring their dogs for this run to benefit homeless pets.

Race Goodies

All competitors who register early will receive the Run for the Rescues T-Shirt (late registration and day of only while supplies last) & Runners Bag Awards

There will be trophies/prizes awarded to the top finishers for both Men and Women Overall/Masters and in age groups - 3 deep. Awards will be given to the Top 3 Dogs crossing the finish line in the 5K.

5K Race Map (Click on Map to Enlarge)

Packet Pick-Up

Participants who register online, In-store at Big Peach or via mail can pick-up their race number in advance at the following Big Peach Running Co. location: Friday, March 25th; 2pm to 8pm Suwanee location. Or pick-up their race number on the day of the race at Suwanee Town Center Park beginning at 6:30 am.
*All Registrations AFTER 5:00PM on Thursday, March 24, will ONLY be available for Pick Up on Race Day Morning. NO race numbers are mailed.
The 5K is Chip Timing.

Fun Run

The Fun Run will start at 8:30AM over a course of one mile. Participants will receive a medal, T-Shirt and Runners Bag. Bandanas will be awarded to all dogs participating in the event. Here is a map of the One Mile Long Fun Run Course:

Registration Fees

$25 - 5K
$30 - 5K after March 11, 2016
$15 - Fun Run
$20 - Fun Run after March 11, 2016
*Registration Fees are Non-Refundable

Registration Closing Date

Thursday, March 24th @ 5:00pm  EST

Participation Rules

For your dog’s safety, and to make this event enjoyable for all, participants must abide by the rules listed below. We encourage the participation of dogs that are accustomed to regular exercise and are well adjusted to crowds and noisy environments with large numbers of people and other dogs.
  1. Dog must be current on all shots and rabies vaccination.
  2. Dog must wear an ID Tag.
  3. No dogs in heat and no aggressive dogs.
  4. Dog must be leashed (6ft. max length) & in control. No retractable leashes please.
  5. You must pick up after your dog. Disposable bags and water will be provided
  6. A participant can have no more than two dogs under his or her control. Children must be at least 13 years old to participate with a dog without adult supervision.