Mutts & Marshmallows

201 Soccer Park Dr.
Cary, NC 27511

Running > 5k, 8k

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Course Records - Wakemed Soccer Park
5K - Male: G. Wright Colopy - 17:33 (2017)          8K - Male: J. Pollard - 28:33 (2022)
5K - Female: M. Ryan - 18:40 (2017)          8K - Female: L. Saayman - 28:25 - (2018)

Back by popular demand for the 10th year, it won't be long before its time to greet the New Year again with a a fun run with friends and a big mug of hot chocolate!

As always everyone who finishes the race gets a great mug and medal, all the hot chocolate they can drink, and all dog entries go to support the SPCA of Wake County. Mutts & Marshmallows is also the first race of Fit & Able's annual Free-for-All Race Series.

Invite your friends and pick your race!

Fit & Able loves family fitness and whose four-legged furry friend isn't part of the family? Dog owners are welcome to run with their pups in the Doggie Dash 5K and Doggie Dash 8K! For only $10 per pup it will be happy trails for both runners and their dogs. For only $10 per pup it will be happy trails for both runners and their dogs. AND, the full $10 dog fee goes to support the Wake County SPCA!

Although the regular and dog-friendly races will be run separately the results will be merged for results and awards purposes for each race distance: The Doggie Dash 5K and 5K will share results and awards and the Doggie Dash 8K and 8K will share results awards. 

NEW RRCA INSURANCE GUIDELINES: Only one dog per registered runner and dogs must remain on leashes at all times. You MUST register your dog in order for them to run with you. Dogs are ONLY allowed in the Doggie Dash 5K and Doggie Dash 8K. Kids 12 & Younger are NOT allowed in the Doggie Dash 5K or Doggie Dash 8K.

*** The Doggie Dash Dog Registration is an add-on you can select WHILE registering for the in-person Doggie Dash 5K or Doggie Dash 8K or any virtual race. ***

You Can Sign Your Dog Up While Registering for Any Race!

Mutts & Marshmallows is part of Fit & Able's Free-for-All Race Series

If you are interested in sponsoring Mutts & Marshmallows please email for more information!

We can't wait to see you at Mutts & Marshmallows!

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