The W.A.G.S. Wonder Run 5K

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Wonder Run 5K

$35 $30 10:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration Opens December 6, 2023 at 12:00am EST

1 Mile Walk & Roll

$25 $20 10:15AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration Opens December 6, 2023 at 3:02pm EST

Virtual Run 5K

$35 $30 Registration Opens December 6, 2023 at 12:57pm EST

Virtual 1 Mile Walk & Roll

$25 $20
200 spots left. Registration Opens December 6, 2023 at 10:01am EST
Open to ages 6 - 85.

Race Website

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The Wonder Kids are Back! Join Us for Another Amazing Adventure at

The W.A.G.S. Wonder Run*!

A 5K Timed Run + One Mile Walk & Roll on Saturday, August 5th, 2023!
*Virtual Options Available*

Benefiting Working Animals Giving Service for Kids, training service dogs for kids with special needs.
This event is open to all whether you are a competitive runner, everyday runner, or walker!
Presented by First Energy, Tito's Handmade Vodka & Embrace Pet Insurance to promote health and give visibility to W.A.G.S. 4 Kids and
the incredible abilities of children living with challenges in their everyday lives.
  • Enjoy COVID-Safe snacks and beverages for all dietary needs (sponsored by Whole Foods of Rocky River) from local vendors!
  • Virtual Options Available! Compete anytime, anywhere! Or - compete in-person against our other runners by following a 5K scenic course that takes you through Historic Berea on a tour of the city that raised us.
  • Finishers' medals are designed and printed by our trainers at Grafton Correctional Institution (GCI) & guaranteed for all paid participants who pre-register by July 21st, 2023.
  • Original T-shirt also designed and printed by our guys at GCI, available for pre-order by or before July 21st, 2023 for pickup the day of the event. Shirts may also be ordered at the door for an additional fee to be mailed directly to you.
  • We're still in this together! Take a selfie with #WonderRun5K at our Portraits by Matthew Photobooth and post it to the event page for a chance to win $250 in prizes and gift cards!
  • Leashed Dogs Welcome! (No Fee)
  • All SWAG to be mailed out the week of August 9th including water bottles (for the first 20!), medals, dog toys, and more!
Click: FAQs

Virtual races allow you to race anywhere, anytime, at any pace. Post your results online and receive your race swag in the mail! Sign up today!


5K – $30
1 Mile Walk & Roll - $15

How the virtual race works:

  1. Sign up between now and August 3rd.
  2. Download your virtual bib.
  3. Race anywhere, anytime, any pace.
  4. Post your time to your Run Sign Up profile when you complete your race (Before 8/7 at Noon).
  5. Receive your race swag in the mail.

Race swag will ship at the end of each month! So if you sign up in April, expect your swag in early May.

What is included with your virtual entry fee:

  • $10 - $15 donation to the organization.
  • Custom finisher medal.
  • The first 20 registrants receive a water bottle
  • Race Shirt (If ordered, by or before 7/21/23)
  • Superhero-themed family fun pack that includes activity sheets, superhero certificate, and more
  • Shipping of your race swag.

Virtual Race registration cost includes a small processing fee at check-out.

Email your questions to


T-shirts are available in Adult sizes only (Note: Smallest size is Adult XS = Youth M). If your registration is received after July 21, 2023 - you will not receive a t-shirt on race day. Other SWAG TBD. Will update as more details become available! 

Race Contact Info

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


About W.A.G.S. 4 Kids

Working Animals Giving Service for Kids (W.A.G.S. 4 Kids) is YOUR 2015 Cleveland Scene Readers' Choice Best Charity organization that empowers local children with disabilities by providing mobility service and autism service dogs to meet the specific needs of children with disabilities in Northeast Ohio, utilizing their Award-Winning ODRC Accredited Cell Dog Training Program. Service dogs are custom trained to provide therapeutic, emotional and physical support for children with disabilities and their families. W.A.G.S. 4 Kids is focused on spotlighting the abilities of children with disabilities and works year-round to provide kids the opportunity to do whatever they love toward the betterment of a classmate facing everyday challenges through their Kids Who Can! Youth Empowerment program.


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