Pups & Pastries

201 Soccer Park Dr.
Cary, NC 27511

Running > 1 mile, 10k, 5k, Walking

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Event Description

Support Pet Adoption & Care

Fit & Able's newest race to support our favorite friends!

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! 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!

PLEASE NOTE: only one dog per registered runner and you MUST register your dog for them to run with you. RRCA Rules: Dogs are not allowed in the 5K, 8K, or 1 Mile Races where children 12 & under are participating; children 12 & under are not allowed to participate in the Doggie Dash 5K. The race will be more fun with the whole family there and you'll be supporting a great organization in our community!


Sunday September 20th

  • 7:00 AM - 8:45 AM - Packet Pick-up
  • 8:00 AM - Doggie Dash 5K Start
  • 8:45 AM - 1 Mile Start
  • 9:00 AM - 5K & 10K Start
  • 10:30 - Race Course Closes
  • *Start times subject to change due to weather or safety


Race Location: WakeMed Soccer Park.

Course Information: The course will be on the trails and sidewalks of WakeMed Soccer Park.

Course Maps

Events: Everyone is welcome to participate!  All fun run participants will have chip-timed results that will be posted online.  All Fit & Able Productions, Inc. events are inclusion events: anyone of any age, skill-level, or ability can participate in any race! Dogs are not allowed in the 5K, 10K, or 1 Mile Races; children 12 & under are not allowed in the Doggie Dash 5K.

First Aid: First Aid is available at the registration tent located near the finish line.

Water Stations: There will be two water stations on the course: one at the 1 Mile mark and Finish line and one just after the 2 Mile mark.  Water is also available at the registration and refreshment area.  The water stations are marked on the map.

Packet Pick-up: All participants must show a photo ID or be with a guardian with a photo ID in order to pick up their race packets. Participants may only pick up their own race packet except for parents who may pickup their minor children's packets. Early packet pickup will be announced race week.

Volunteers: We need volunteers! Volunteers may sign up to help with any or all of these events:

Race Souvenirs: Guaranteed finishers gift and medal if registered by August 20th.


Online registration closes on September 19th at 9 PM.  Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted at packet pick-up and race day.


Fit & Able Productions is a nonprofit organization that has been supporting community and family fitness in Cary since 1997 through organizing creative events and training programs.  We also support many programs, such as swim safety lessons for underprivileged children and adults, youth fitness programs, and health education run by our community partners including the Cary Family YMCA, Triangle Aquatic Center, and Town of Cary.  Proceeds from our events that aren't designated to support other organizations go to support the event and other Fit & Able nonprofit activities.

The Fast & Furriest and all participants are subject to these event policies

We can't wait to see you at the Fast & Furriest!

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