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At the Richmond SPCA | 2519 Hermitage Road

Saturday, March 23 2024 (rain or shine)
5K at 10 a.m.
Dog Jog at 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, March 24 2024
Block Party from 12-5 p.m.
Little Paws Fun Run at 2 p.m.
Important Message

The 5K and Dog Jog are rain or shine events and scheduled to occur as planned on Saturday (10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, respectively). Our free Block Party, Marketplace and Little Paws Fun Run portions of the event have been rescheduled for Sunday from noon to 5 p.m., which includes:
• Live music from Sold Separately
•Tito’s and Brown Distributing serving adult beverages
•Food trucks
•50+ Local artisans and vendors
• Kids’ Fun Zone
• Little Paws Fun Run at 2 p.m.
•Pets’ Fun Zone
•Prize wheel and raffle


Raised of $205,000

Sign up to save lives.

Register for the chip-timed 5K, the one-mile Dog Jog (or both!). Kids ages 4 to 10 can also participate in the free half-mile Little Paws Fun Run.

Raise funds to support homeless pets and lifesaving programs.

When you register, we'll create a fundraising page — just for you! Compete for fun prizes when you raise funds from friends, family and coworkers in honor of your participation.

Enjoy tail-wagging fun.

Join us for a Block Party with special activities for kids and pets, live music and other entertainment, beer and food trucks and an outdoor Marketplace filled with sponsors and other vendors offering giveaways and cool merch for sale.


Purchase a raffle ticket.

Each purchase helps us reach our fundraising goal. You could win one of these prizes.

• Myrtle Beach vacation 
• $500 gift card to Wegmans
• A hybrid bike from Pedal Pushers
• 12 restaurant gift cards
• Wolf coffee maker

Our Top Fundraisers

Top Individuals (806)

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Trina Anise

$11,554.23 raised of $8,000.00

Stephen Carter

$5,542.71 raised of $100.00

Leanne Battle

$3,675.00 raised of $1,000.00

Garett Jones

$3,522.81 raised of $3,522.00


Elby Omohundro

$3,407.00 raised of $1,500.00

Top Teams (18)

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Team SPCA Running Buddies!

$17,076.00 raised of $15,000.00

Team Irving

$6,152.81 raised of $5,000.00

RVA Dog Pack

$1,586.01 raised of $1,500.00


Princesses for Pets

$842.00 raised of $400.00



$745.00 raised of $250.00


Presenting Sponsor

Block Party Sponsor

Raffle Sponsor

Pet's Fun Zone Sponsor

5K Sponsor

Runner Recovery Tent Sponsor

Dog Jog Sponsor

Clean Course Sponsor

Kids' Fun Zone Area

Kids' Fun Run Sponsor

Pre-Event Drive-Through Packet Pickup Sponsor

Registration Sponsor

5K Run Prize Sponsor

T-Shirt Sponsor

Entertainment Sponsor

With Support From

Racing Rovers

Puppy Pacers

Wagging Walkers

Doggie Dashers

Media Sponsors

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