Racing for Rescues

Race Date : 
Sunday, May 6, 2018
Event type and distance: 
5K run / 3K walk
City and state: 

Raleigh, NC

Race summary (about this race): 

The annual Second Chance Pet Adoptions "Racing for Rescues" event is BACK, BIGGER, and BETTER than ever! With record-high attendance last year, the event has moved to Dorothea Dix Park and, for the first time, features a food truck (with vegan options)! Join us Sunday, May 6 from 9:00 a.m. to noon for a life-saving event featuring a timed 5K with dogs, a timed 5K without dogs, and a fun walking course (dogs welcome)! Prizes will be given to runners, fundraisers, and raffle winners, and vendors of interest to pet owners and athletes alike will be joining us!

Day of week: 
Register for this race: 
Name of park, lake or trail : 

Dorothea Dix Park

Event Venue: 
Dorothea Dix Park
Zip code: 
Sponsor or race organizer : 

Second Chance Pet Adoptions

Registration dates: 
Through 5/6/18
Race entry fee: 
Day of race registration: 
Packet pick-up: 
Early packet pickup at Fleet Feet (see for details as event nears)
Swag, t-shirt sizes: 
T-shirt for those who register by April 19
Race Day Parking: 
Free on-site
Link to the results from previous years: 
Race director:
How many years has this race been held: 
Proceeds will go to: 

Second Chance Pet Adoptions (

Prize Money, trophies, age groups: 
Prizes for winners across age cohorts
Race distance: 
Race Start time for each distance: 
10:00 a.m.