Pups & Pastries

201 Soccer Park Dr.
Cary, NC 27511

Running > 5k

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Supporting Second Chance Pet Adoptions

Course Records - WakeMed Soccer Park
Set a NEW course record & win a $10 gift code!

5K - Male: R. Lichtenwalner - 18:52 (2021)          6.5 Mile - Male: C. Holt - 42:18 (2021)
5K - Female: S. Warwick - 20:05 (2022)          6.5 Mile - Female: L.A. Taylor - 51:25 (2021)

Mutts & Marshmallows was able to do so much for helping abandoned dogs that we wanted to have another dog-friendly event in the Triangle to support Second Chance Pet Adoptions. Plus, runners really enjoyed the opportunity to race with their four-legged friends and Pups & Pastries is a fun way to help “combat animal homelessness"

Give An Animal a Second Chance to Find Love 

Second Chance Pet Adoptions is the oldest no-kill animal rescue organization in the Triangle and as of February 2021, over 15,000 lives have been saved by our staff and volunteers. Today, Second Chance operates out of a facility that holds 120 animals and welcomes over 3,500 visitors per year. All of these programs are enabled by the generous support of the community. With your help, every animal can get a second chance to find love! You can learn more about Second Chance Pet Adoption's great work here: https://www.secondchancenc.org/ 

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 6.5 Mile! 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 Second Chance Pet Adoptions!

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 6.5 Mile. Kids 12 & Younger are NOT allowed in the Doggie Dash 5K or Doggie Dash 6.5 Mile.

*** The Doggie Dash Dog Registration is an add-on you can select WHILE registering for the in-person Doggie Dash 5K or Doggie Dash 6.5 Mile or any virtual race. ***

All 5K and 6.5 Mile runners will also get a Pups & Pastries shirt and finishers medal if registered by September 10th.

You can find more information for the IN-PERSON and VIRTUAL races in the menu above. Scroll down for more details about how you can win great prizes and swag by referring people to sign up with you!

Invite your friends and family to run together!

Pups & Pastries is part of Fit & Able's Virtual Free-for-All Race Series

If you are interested in sponsoring Pups & Pastries please email Info@FitandAble.net for more information!

We can't wait to see you at Pups & Pastries!

Get more information and sign up for Pups & Pastries here: https://www.pupsandpastries.com/ 

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