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*THIS RACE IS USUALLY $19.99, SIGN UP NOW FOR $17.99!) Join our Facebook Community of more than 23,000 members HERE!

August 26th, 2023 is International Dog Day! To help celebrate, we are hosting our seventh annual Day of the Dog: Run, Walk or Jog 1 Mile, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2! We invite you to complete your chosen distance anytime in August or September for, or with, your favorite four legged friend. Plus, 15% of every registration will be donated to Freedom Service Dogs of America.

Freedom Service Dogs is a nonprofit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by rescuing dogs and custom training them for individual client needs. Clients include children, veterans and active duty military, and other adults. Their disabilities include autism, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

We’ll send you an awesome Day of the Dog Medal, plus an attached dog tag for your favorite four legged friend.

  • Races can be completed anytime in August or September 2023, even better if it’s August 26th!
  • 1 mile, 5k, 10k, 13.1, and 26.2 virtual races are available — you choose which distance you want to complete
  • Great for all ages
  • A percentage of race registration fees will be donated to Freedom Service Dogs of America.
  • Registration Fee: $21.99 (includes a medal, dog tag, bib, and donation to charity)
  • Medals and bibs will begin shipping out mid-July 2023
  • Official Day of the Dog gear is available here for a limited time only

* Don’t forget that if you sign up for our main 2023 event, Earth Exploration – Running and Walking Challenge, you will be given a discount code that will allow you to save 35% on ALL EVENTS throughout 2023 (which makes races less then $14)! The code works on all 2023 races and doesn’t expire until December 31, 2023! So be sure to sign up for EARTH now and get your discount code now! SIGN UP HERE!

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A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym or on the track (or even at another race). You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself. Running and walking on your own, or with friends! And your medal will be shipped directly to you. Complete a virtual 5Ks, 10K, half marathon and more!


August 26 - September 30, 2023

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

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Running-1 Mile - Medal and Bib (regularly $21.99, sign up for $19.99)


Running-5K - Medal and Bib (regularly $21.99, sign up for $19.99)


Running-10K - Medal and Bib (regularly $21.99, sign up for $19.99)


Running-Half marathon - Medal and Bib (regularly $21.99, sign up for $19.99)


Running-Marathon - Medal and Bib (regularly $21.99, sign up for $19.99)



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