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Fast & Furry 5K

Virtual Race Option

Can't make it out to the event site on race day? 
Still want to participate and have a shot at an award?
Then the virtual race is for you.

Here's how it works:

1. Register for the Virtual division
2. Start Training
3. The day before the race you'll recieve instructions & a link to submit your race time
4. Sumbit your race time by end of race day
5. The day after the race results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online
6.Monday after the race you'll recieve an email with a link to the results & any pictures.
7. Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts & medals and put them in the mail.

Sat, June 15, 2019
Race Starts: 8:00 AM
Packet pickup starts at 7:00 am

1220 Al Bishop Drive,

Marietta, GA, USA

Wag Wag, Waddle Waddle, Pant Pant…

Cobb County Animal Services is doing a 5K, and they're looking for you!

Come out to the Cobb County Police EVOC for a start and finish you won't forget. 

The 5K starts at 8:00 am, and you can come alone, or bring your pooch.  Awesome course on County Services Rd, with awards for the fastest dog and the for the humans:  Top 3 overall M/F, top 3 overall master's M/F, and the top 3 in all the regular 5 year age groups.  We'll also have great technical race shirts for all the human runners.

Registration Fees

5K... $25.00

5K...No Swag... $20.00

Virtual 5K... $25.00
Run on your own, and we'll mail you your shirt & award

Event Beneficiary

Proceeds from the event go to the Cobb Animal shelter.  The event serves two purposes:

  • A fundraiser for the shelter 
  • A special adoption event. Our goal is to get 50 dogs and cats adopted during this event.

Course & Timing

  • Awesome course on & around County Services Rd.
  • Chip Timing

Awards & Goodies

We have awards in the 5K as follows:

Overall M/F
Overall masters M/F
Overall grand master's M/F
Overall Sr. master's M'F
Top 3 in  each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+

Awesome moisture wicking shirts guaranteed to all participants (women's sizes too).  You'll also have the chance to swap it out for a sleeveless or a Ladies Racer Back tank top.  Just register by 6/17 and it's guaranteed, afterwards they're available while supplies last.

Groups & Teams

Yes, you can bring your friends, so grab people you know (or don't know).   Share your morning with other like minded folks and score a great discount 

5+...$2.50 off

11+…$3.75 off

21+…$5 off

51+…$6.25 off

100+…$7.50 off

Your group will also have a chance at earning some additional bling...Awesome trophy to the the fastest team.

If you have questions...reach out to our Groups & Teams Coordinator Makayla, and she'll get you set up.

You can also raise money as a team, and earn some awesome prizes.

Championships & Turkey Trot

All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into the Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. 

Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the  championships to be held on Jan 6, 2019. The number of spots available  is based on the total registration...see event website for details.

Event Courtesy & Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun and for the entire family. With that in  mind any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor,  exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive,  competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.  

All registrations are final...We're sorry, but there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments.

Event Schedule

June 9  11:59 PM - Deadline for Guaranteed shirt in your size

June 15  7:00 AM  - Race Day Registration & Check In Opens

June 15 8:00 AM  - 5K Starts