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Strut your Mutt at the Georgia SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) 3rd Annual Run for the Rescues 5K, Fun Run and Festival. The Fun Run will start at 8:30 AM & the 5K will take place at 9:15 AM in the beautiful Suwanee Town Center Park in the Heart of Suwanee. We encourage everyone to bring their dogs for this run to benefit homeless pets.
Enjoy food and beverage, arts and crafts, inflatables for the kids and treats for dogs, cats and runners alike. Vendors of all kinds will have samples and products for sale. Many local rescues will be there with dogs for adoption. Enjoy demonstrations and pet contests - biggest, smallest, pet trick etc. Win prizes throughout the day. The Festival runs from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
All competitors who register early will receive the Run for the Rescues T-Shirt (late registration and day of only while supplies last) & Runners Bag
There will be trophies/prizes awarded to the top finishers for both Men and Women Overall/Masters and in age groups - 3 deep. Awards will be given to the Top 3 Dogs crossing the finish line in the 5K.
Fun Run will start at 8:30AM. Participants will receive a medal, T-Shirt and Runners Bag. Bandanas will be awarded to all dogs participating in the event.
Pets will be available for adoption on-site. Dog Trainer, Micro-Chipping ($25), LOTS of vendors with freebies and items for purchase and will be taking orders! There will be many rescue groups taking part in the Festival with dogs available for adoption.
$25 - 5K
$30 - 5K after March 8, 2013
$15 - Fun Run
$20 - Fun Run after March 8, 2013
*Registration Fees are Non-Refundable
Run for a Reason
2013 Road Course
Begins on Main St. at Pedestrian Tunnel and Library, Right on Scales Road (uphill), Right on Brushy Ridge, Left on Brushy Creek, Right on Eva Kennedy, Left on Stonecypher, Left on Stone Park Lane, Right on Anson Trail, Right on Pringle, Right on Stonecypher, Left on Main Street, End in front of Pedestrian Tunnel on Main Street
Early Bag/Bib Pick Up
Friday, March 22, Big Peach Running Company, Suwanee Town Center Park, 2pm - 7pm
REGISTRATIONS AFTER 5:00PM on Thursday March 21
All Registrations AFTER 5:00PM on Thursday, March 21, will ONLY be available for Pick Up on Race Day Morning
Run for the Rescues Facebook Page
Please visit out Facebook Page for up to the minute Event Details. https://www.facebook.com/GeorgiaSPCA.Run.For.The.Rescues
To download a printable course map please click on the map or click here!
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The Georgia SPCA is a 501 C3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to alleviating the pet overpopulation problem in Georgia. As a No Kill organization, all healthy animals accepted by the Georgia SPCA are placed in an adoption center or foster home until adopted. All pets are fully vetted prior to adoption, including all vaccinations, heartworm prevention, spay or neuter and micro-chip.