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Racing for Rescues

Sun May 7, 2023 Durham, NC 27713 US Directions

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


511 Scott King Rd
Durham, NC US 27713


The 2023 Racing for Rescues event, benefiting stray and abandoned cats and dogs rescued by Second Chance Pet Adoptions, features:
• Separate, timed 5K races for runners with dogs and runners without dogs (prizes include medals and gift cards)
• A 1.5-mile walking course for people with or without dogs
• A unique event t-shirt featuring participants' actual beloved rescue pets!
• Adoptable dogs looking to visit with YOU!
• A raffle prize of $750 in gift cards (need not be present to win)
• Complimentary snacks and beverages to help you power up
• A vendor village catering to pet owners and athletes alike

SAME-DAY REGISTRATION AVAILABLE! Online registration closes Friday, May 5, at 5:00, but runners and walkers may arrive at the event at 8:30 to register.
This event is now a hybrid event; folks can participate from anywhere in the U.S.! May 1-7, remote participants will be able to:
• Submit your 5K results to see how your timing compares (optional, of course)
• Receive the official event t-shirt (we can mail to anywhere in the U.S.)
• Save the lives of stray and abandoned cats and dogs!

Register for the virtual event at

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at



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