petpromise 5k, 10k & 1 mile run/walk

What you get for registering!

Ring Spun T-Shirt

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Extremely soft and fashionable.

PetPromise Rescue Run

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Selected the Best Dog Friendly Race

in Ohio and in the USA!

Custom Finishers Medal

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Register early, the first runners to register receive a custom finishers medal.

Vendor Tents

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McFerson Park Vendor Show

For You and Your Pets!

Custom Race Bib

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Nothing generic here, custom race bib branded just for the PetPromise Rescue Run.

Chip Timing

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 Instant results available online and at the kiosk once you cross the finish line. 

petpromise 5k, 10k & 1 mile run/walk

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Overview

Join us on Saturday, May 25, 2019 for the PetPromise Rescue Run 5k, 10k and  1 mile walk! This race and festival is held annually on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend at McFerson Commons Park in the Arena District. It promotes awareness of the pet overpopulation problem and supports efforts to change the future for all homeless pets through education, rescue, sterilization, and adoption. Runners, walkers, and friendly dogs are welcome. The PetPromise Rescue Run is a family Memorial Day weekend tradition! 


For more information please visit the event website: http://rescuerun.com

Early Packet Pickup

Register now in just 60 seconds by CLICKING HERE!
 

Advanced Packet Pickup:  


Date/Time: Friday, May 24th from 3-7pm
 

Location:  Road Runner Sports
 

Address:  
​535 Lakeview Plaza Blvd.
Worthington, OH 43085  

Race Day Information & Pricing

The 5k, 10k and the 1 mile races will all begin at 9:00am.  


You can sign up for the races on event day.


Race day packet pick-up and same day registration will open the morning of the event at 8am at McFerson Commons Park across from Nationwide Arena:


218 West St

Columbus, Ohio 43215


Registration Options (please note the price increases labeled as: a, b & c)


a. Until May 10 at 1pm

b. May 10 at 1pm - May 23

c. May 24 - Race Day   


1 mi - a. $30    b. $35    c. $40

5k - a. $30    b. $35    c. $40

10k - a. $40    b. $45    c. $50

Kids FUN Run (No Shirt) - a+b. FREE    c. $5

What You Get For Registering

~ Be a part of the best dog race not only in Ohio but in the USA!

~ Limited edition ring spun cotton shirts for all participants (they are so soft!)
~ Custom designed race bib

~ A fun dog themed festival with vendors going on throughout the morning
~ Participation in desired event
~ State of the art chip timing and immediate online results
~ Finish line photos
~ Touch screen kiosk with instant results
~ Award medals for the top finishers (see below for details)
~ And MORE!! 

Course Maps

Click the blue distances below to see course maps.


COMING SOON!


The route is entirely on paved roads and bike trails throughout Columbus and along the Scioto River.
 

Additional Information

Organizer: Amanda Moore

Email: rescuerun@petpromise.org
Phone: 614-PET-2149


Shirt Deadline

Participants who register by Friday, May 10, 2019 at 1:00 PM (Eastern Time Zone) are guaranteed a t-shirt in the size selected during registration. Those who register after Friday, May 10, 2019 at 1:00 PM (Eastern Time Zone) are not guaranteed a shirt or selection of sizes if shirts are available.


Parking

Paid parking is available in surrounding parking garages, surface lots, and metered street spots. PetPromise does not provide parking passes, vouchers, or parking fee reimbursement for volunteers. The City of Columbus and private garage owners set the prices of these facilities. Please pay attention to signs in garages, in lots, or on streets to determine whether you are parked legally.


Dogs

Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome at Rescue Run. Please keep your dog on a short leash on the course so as not to trip up other runners or walkers. Please also pay attention to signs of fatigue and do not push your dog to finish if your dog wants to stop. Find a volunteer if your dog needs help. Water for dogs will be provided.
 

Awards

​Awards will be given to the: top 20 males and top 20 females for the 5k, top 10 males and top 10 females for the 10k, top 3 dog finishers with a male and female participant and the top 3 fundraisers.


Strollers are allowed at the race.