Sun June 13, 2021 Cleveland, OH 44102 US Directions

This year we are offering two ways to participate in the CITY DOGS Cleveland 5k. You can register to run or walk in-person at Edgewater Park Kite Field or virtually anywhere you choose. Everyone is encouraged to post using #CITYDOGSrunCLE. PRE-EVENT REGISTRATION CLOSES ON JUNE 12 at noon! Shirt sizes are not guaranteed after June 4.

The in-person event at Edgewater is for humans only, participants are welcome to run with their dog virtually.

8 a.m. - Packet Pick Up/Day of Registration
9 a.m. - Event begins, 5k immediately followed by 1 mile
9:45 a.m. - Approximate time for top finisher announcements and medal presentation

Registration costs:
$35 until June 4 at noon
$40 June 4 – 13 (including race day)
Registration is open online until June 12 at 12 p.m.
Race day registration is available.


All donations go to Friends of CITY DOGS Cleveland who provide financial assistance for the animals at Cleveland Animal Care and Control, which includes daily enrichment opportunities, medical care and supporting the CITY DOGS adoption and volunteer programs. 

WHAT WILL I GET? - guaranteed for pre-registered participants only! 

  • Official finisher medal and bib
  • Soft-fit, unisex t-shirt with event logo
  • Lightweight, soft, stretchy do-it-all performance buff
  • Drawstring bag with coupons and fun freebies from local businesses
  • Optional medal for you or your dog, for an additional charge
  • Optional shipping for an additional charge

Packet Pick Up: (following CDC and Forest City Brewery COVID-19 guidelines)

  • In-person packet pickup will occur the morning of the race and on Friday, June 11, 5 - 8 p.m. at Forest City Brewery, 2135 Columbus Road, Cleveland
  • Virtual participants who cannot pick up in-person can choose to get their packets delivered, for an additional charge

CITY DOGS Run Cleveland Virtual 5k Fundraising Challenge!

This year we will have individual and team fundraising opportunities to win fun swag and bragging rights!

There are individual and team fundraising goals to help us reach our overall fundraising goal of $15,000! Below is each goal and what fun Friends of CITY DOGS-branded swag each fundraiser will get as a thank you. Prizes will be shipped/available for pick up post-race. Click on the donate tab above to start fundraising today!

Individual Fundraisers:
$1,000 Goal - Foldable picnic blanket, 6-pack soft cooler, Koozie
$500 Goal - 6-pack soft cooler, Koozie
$250 Goal - Koozie

Team Fundraisers:
There is a minimum of $1,500 to raise for each team of a maximum of five members. The top team will get five 6-pack coolers and a $250 valued prize. Each team that raises $1,500 will also get the coolers! 


Friends of CITY DOGS Cleveland Dog Tag

Fundraising Perks

Awards and Prizes
  • 10 year age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over
  • Top female - $25 gift card and race-branded key chain
  • Top male - $25 gift card and race-branded key chain
  • Age groups - race-branded key chain
Race Contact Info

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

Course Map

A beautiful run or walk at Edgewater Park. View the map here:

Become a Sponsor!

Become a Sponsor! Your support will help the mission of Friends of City Dogs CLEVELAND. Review the levels by clicking the PDF or click on the link to become a sponsor: Sign up to be a sponsor HERE!

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

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