Georgia SPCA Run for the Rescues 5K, Fun Run and Festival

Saturday, March 23, 2013 @ 9:15 AM (EDT)
Suwanee Town Center Park Town Center Avenue SuwaneeGA  30024
Saturday, March 23, 2013 @ 9:15 AM (EDT)
Suwanee Town Center Park Town Center Avenue SuwaneeGA  30024

About This Activity

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.

Race Goodies

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

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 Available

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

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Course Map

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.
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