Run (or walk) to Save Them All!
Join us for a timed 5K fun run with (or without) your dogs on Saturday, May 19, 2018, from Capitol Hill through Memory Grove to help homeless pets right here in Utah. Proceeds benefit the animals at Best Friends Animal Society, and in 2017 we raised more than $7500! Register now!
Best Friends 5K Fun Run/Walk
Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 9 a.m.
Location: Bonneville Boulevard and Memory Grove
Registration: $35 adults, $25 kids (0-12) in advance through May 18, or $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.
All ages and fitness levels welcome. Dogs encouraged but not required! (Strollers allowed, but please start at the back.)
*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). Advance packet pick-up to be announced.
Registration goodies: The first 300 adult (13+) human registrants will also receive a Best Friends pint glass courtesy of Squatters/Wasatch Brewery. The first 150 canine registrants receive a race medal/dog tag! (Images of 2017 versions.)
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 finish line area in Memory Grove!