Run (or walk) to Save Them All!


Join us for a timed 5K fun run with (or without) your dogs on May 20 from Capitol Hill through Memory Grove to help homeless pets right here in Utah. Proceeds benefit the animals at Best Friends Animal Society! We have extra goodies for the first 200 humans and 100 dogs who sign up!

Best Friends 5K Fun Run/Walk
Date: May 20 at 9 a.m.*
Location: Bonneville Boulevard and Memory Grove
Registration: $35 adults, $25 kids (0-12) in advance. $40 on-site for all ages. Proceeds benefit the animals at Best Friends Animal Society, and registration fee includes up to two dogs per person. Register now or click the button below.
All ages and fitness levels welcome. Dogs encouraged but not required!
*On-site registration and packet pick-up will open at 8 a.m. on race day at the starting line (intersection of Bonneville Blvd and East Capitol Boulevard at 500 North).

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Registration goodies: The first 200 human participants will also receive a Best Friends pint glass courtesy of Squatters/Wasatch Brewery, and a coupon good for 10% off (food and non alcoholic beverages) at the Squatters Pub and Brewery at 147 W Broadway in Salt Lake City. The first 100 canine participants receive a race medal/dog tag!


Course description: The timed 3.1 mile run/walk starts at the intersection of Bonneville Blvd and East Capitol Boulevard at 500 North. Participants run or walk on Bonneville Blvd to the top of 11th Avenue at the corner of B Street, then turn around and proceed back down Bonneville Blvd. At the far north curve of Bonneville Blvd, participants will turn down Canyon Road and follow it into Memory Grove Park. Volunteers and signage will be there help guide you.

Water: Water will be provided on the course and at the finish line for people and dogs.

Course support: Volunteers and staff will be available for guidance and assistance. Spectators are welcome at the start and finish!