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Furry Friends 5K: Celebration Run!

June 25 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

furry friends 5k

Join Save-A-Pet for our 5th annual Furry Friends 5K and fun walk event! This year the theme is Celebration Run in honor of Save-A-Pet’s 50 years of saving lives! All proceeds benefit Save-A-Pet and its animals.

Running isn’t your thing? Then stick around because right after the race finishes, our 6-Legged Walk begins! We invite you to bring your well behaved, four-legged friend for exercise and socialization while supporting Save-A-Pet.

5K Timed Run
  • Participants will receive a backpack with race materials, race t-shirt, and a participation medal.
  • The first place overall finishers (make and female) will receive trophies.
  • The top three finishers for males and females within each age ground will receive trophies.
6-Legged Fun Run/Walk
  • Bring your well-behaved four-legged friend for exercise and socialization while supporting Save-a-Pet.
  • All 6-Legged Fun Run/Walk human participants will receive a backpack and a race t-shirt.

Pre Race Day Packet Pick Up will take place on Friday,  June 24, from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm at Save-A-Pet located at 31664 N. Fairfield Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030.

Race morning Registration and Packet Pick Up will be at 7:00 am at the race location- Old School Forest Preserve- Shelter C, 28285 N. St. Marys Road, Libertyville, IL.

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Thank You to our 2022 Sponsors!


June 25
8:00 am - 11:00 am


Old School Forest Preserve- Shelter C
28285 N. St. Marys Road
Libertyville, 60048