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Pups in the Park

4/25/23, 1:00 PM

2023 Details Coming Soon
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Race Information

Event is now Virtual in resoponse to COVID-19

It's that time of year again, and the dogs are loose at Rock Creek Park in Dawsonville.

On April 13 you'll have a chance to help the dogs out by participating in the 3rd annual 5K & Fun Run.  Tech shirt, Overall & age group awards, dog friendly, music, fun, loads of great stuff will be waiting for you after you finish a super fast 5K on our CERTIFIED course.


Event Schedule

  • April 19 - Deadline to guarantee shirt

  • April 25- Race Starts

  • May 2- Race Ends


Preview Pricing...(Through 2/19)

  • 5K...$25

  • Virtual 5K...$25

  • Fun Run...$20


Early Bird...Through (3/19)

  • 5K...$27

  • Virtual 5K...$25

  • Fun Run...$20


Regular...Through (4/19)

  • 5K...$30

  • Virtual 5K...$25

  • Fun Run...$20


Last Minute...Through (4/24)

  • 5K...$32

  • Virtual 5K...$25

  • Fun Run...$20


Race Day

  • 5K...$35

  • Fun Run...$25



Our goal is to raise $15,000 this year.  If you can help us out by raising $250, we'll refund your registration fee.

Save money and race with friends! Take a look at our Teams and Fundraising info.

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Race Partners

Race Partners

If you don't see anything, that means this race is partner-less!

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Course Information

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This is a virtual run so you run when and where YOU want! Submit your virtual times & download your finisher certificate.

Awards and Goodies

We have awards in the following categories:

  • Overall M/F

  • Overall Master's M/F (40 Years +)

  • Overall Grand Master M/F (50 Years +)

  • Overall Sr. M /F

  • Overall Master's M/F (40 Years +)

  • Overall Gr aster M/F (60 Years +)

  • Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+.  


Awesome race shirts (guaranteed in your size if you register by 4/7, afterwards they're available while supplies last.  


The fun doesn't end when you cross the finish line...the Humane society has loads of things lined up to make it a great day.

-Dog Show

-Chick-Fil-A Cow

-Jumpy Houses

-Dog Demonstrations

-Pet adoption

-Face Painting


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Virtual Race

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? or maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"


Then the virtual race is for you.


New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:


Step 1

  • Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you!  Sign up and register for the Virtual Event!


Step 2

  • Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!


Step 3

  • Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to social distance & be safe!


Step 4

  • HAVE FUN!~

  • Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the race hashtag:-)


Step 5

  • Submit your results online


Step 6

  • View your Results Monday after the Event Date.

Submit your virtual time

Event Courtesy and Weather Policy

Our events are designed to be fun 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 and be disqualified.

All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.


Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.


Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.


No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided. The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.

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