Run (or walk) to Save Them All!

We want to thank everyone who participated and fundraised for the animals this year! We'll be announcing our 2020 5K Fun Run and Walk date in the coming weeks. 

Join us for our third timed 5K fun run with (or without) your dogs on Saturday, June 8, 2019, from Capitol Hill through Memory Grove to help homeless pets right here in Utah. Proceeds benefit the animals at Best Friends Animal Society! Register online, or you can register in person at our Lifesaving Center (2005 S 1100 E) in Sugar House from 4pm to 7pm on Friday, June 7, or at the start line (intersection of Bonneville Blvd and East Capitol Boulevard at 500 North) beginning at 8am on Saturday, June 8.

Best Friends 5K Fun Run/Walk
Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019, at 9am
Location: Bonneville Boulevard and Memory Grove

Registration: Pre-registration $35 online or $45 day of event for all ages. Proceeds benefit the animals at Best Friends Animal Society, and registration fee includes up to two dogs per person.

Check in: June 8, 8am at the starting line (see below). 

Packet pickup: Advance packet pick-up and registration is available on Friday, June 7, from 4pm to 7pm at the Lifesaving Center (2005 S 1100 E) in Sugar House. On-site registration and packet pickup will open at 8am on race day at the starting line (intersection of Bonneville Blvd and East Capitol Boulevard at 500 North). 
All ages and fitness levels welcome. Dogs encouraged but not required! (Strollers allowed, but please start at the back.)

Registration goodies: A collectible 2019 Best Friends 5K/Squatters Brewery pint glass and a special 5K dog tag. A big thank you goes to Squatters for donating pint glasses again this year for our participants! 

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.

Timing: We are using ResQwalk, a free mobile app. If you'd like to use it, please download to your phone before the event. 

Course support: Volunteers and staff will be available for guidance and assistance. Spectators are welcome at the finish line area in Memory Grove!

For vendor, volunteer or general inquiries and questions regarding Best Friends in Utah events, please email utahevents@bestfriends.org.