Furry 5K

Sat May 11, 2019 Newark, DE US 19702 Directions RaceJoy Ready

Furry 5K

9:00AM EDT
Glasgow Regional Park
2275 Pulaski Highway
Newark, DE US 19702

PLEASE NOTE! Due to the overwhelming popularity of the race this year (THANK YOU!), we can only guarantee T-shirts and swag bags for the first 300 registered racers who check in on race day. GET THERE EARLY!

NEW PRIZES ANNOUNCED! Thanks to Michael Gallagher Jewelers, we are pleased to announce that the top female and male finishers will each get a $100 gift certificate!

FREE COOL-DOWN YOGA! LA Fitness in Bear is offering FREE post-race yoga for runners and walkers -- even spectators can join! Bring your mat or just cool down on the grass. :)

MEET OUR PET PSYCHIC! Animal communicator Cheryl McClea will be at the Furry 5K. Book a session with her (she does them over the phone) through May 18 and mention the Furry 5K, and she will donate 10% of your fee to our race beneficiaries. 

Join us for the 2019 Furry 5K & Furry Fun Day to benefit animal rescue and education in Delaware!

All proceeds go toward improving the lives of animals in need in our community. The recipients are:

* Brandywine Valley SPCA

* 3 Palms Zoo and Education Center

* Senior Dog Haven and Hospice

Sign up to run or walk the course -- or come out for Furry Fun Day, featuring: adoptable animals, exhibit by 3 Palms Zoo, K-9 demonstrations, a pet psychic, food trucks, inflatables, yoga with puppies (and just plain yoga by LA Fitness!), vendors and representatives from area rescues!

Bib Pickup and Day of Race

Registration will be open from 8 a.m. until 8:45 a.m.

This includes day-of registration. Cost of day-of registration is $30, and you are not guaranteed a T-shirt.

You can pick up your bib during this time.

An awards ceremony will follow the race at approximately 10:30 a.m.


There are three great options to park for this event:  

-- Near the playground.

-- Near the basketball courts.

-- Near the dog park.

Awards and Age Groups

Overall Male/Female

Overall Masters Male/Female

Top 3 in each age group male/female:

10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Course Map

Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Furry 5K.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Furry 5K is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Course Map

The Furry 5K has a course map available.

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