Run for the Dogs and Friends 5k

Lake Parker Park
Lakeland, FL 33801

Running > 5k

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Event Description


Run for the Dog and Friends 5K features a fast, flat, and scenic course and proceeds from this event support Florida Giant Dog Rescue!  

Join us on Saturday, Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 9:00 am  for an exciting event that features the scenic views of Lake Parker Park in Lakeland, FL and supports Florida Giant Dog Rescue.  With awesome swag for all dog lovers and runners, this race is a sure thing for a great doggy good time!  This race is timed and scored by J3 Timing.  Results will be posted at   

Registration Includes:

  • T-Shirt 
  • Finisher Medal
  • Collapsible Water Bowl
  • 5k Run/Walk Entry
  • Chip Timed Race Bib
  • Live Race Results
  • Finish Line Treats For Humans and Dogs!

Can I Run with My Pet?  Absolutely!  We are running to support pets, pet lovers, and animal charities!  So you can run or walk with or without your pet!

Can I participate virtually?     Yes, click here to register for our Virtual Run for the Dogs.

Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup will be on race day beginning 1 hour prior to race start time.

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