Run for the Rescues
March 23 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Join us as we run for the rescues in Suwanee! A Georgia SPCA favorite, this event is now being run by the Atlanta Humane Society. Join us as we support animals in need at this Peachtree Qualifier.
The Fun Run (one mile) will start at 8:30 a.m. in front of the library on Main Street and the 5K will start at 9:15 a.m. in front of the library on Main Street. We encourage everyone to bring their dogs for this run to benefit rescue pets.
All competitors who register early will receive a T-shirt (late registration and day of only while supplies last) and runners bags. There will be prizes awarded to the top finishers for both men and women overall/masters and in age groups. Awards will be given to the top three dogs crossing the finish line in the 5K.
Participants who register online, In-store at Big Peach Suwanee Location, or via mail can pick-up their race number in advance at the following Big Peach Running Co. location: Friday, March 22nd from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. – Suwanee location. Or pick-up their race number on the day of the race at Suwanee Town Center Park beginning at 6:30 am.
*All Registrations AFTER 5:00PM on Thursday, March 22, will ONLY be available for Pick Up on Race Day Morning. Please note that race numbers are not mailed. The 5K race is chip timed by Runners Fit Race Works.
The Fun Run will start at 8:30AM, in front of the library on Main Street, over a course of one mile. Participants will receive a medal, T-shirt and runners bag. Bandanas will be awarded to all dogs participating in the event.
The 5K will start at 9:15 a.m., in front of the library on Main Street. Participants will receive a T-shirt and runners bag. Bandanas will be awarded to all dogs participating in the event.
$25 – 5K
$30 – 5K after March 8, 2019
$15 – Fun Run
$20 – Fun Run after March 8, 2019
*Registration fees are non-refundable
For your dog’s safety, and to make this event enjoyable for all, participants must abide by the rules listed below. We encourage the participation of dogs that are accustomed to regular exercise and are well adjusted to crowds and noisy environments with large numbers of people and other dogs.
- Dog must be current on all shots and rabies vaccination.
- Dog must wear an ID Tag.
- No dogs in heat and no aggressive dogs.
- Dog must be leashed (6ft. max length) & in control. No retractable leashes please.
- You must pick up after your dog. Disposable bags and water will be provided
- Children must be at least 13 years old to participate with a dog without adult supervision.