Jog for Dogs

Sun September 17, 2023 Valley View, OH 44125 US Directions


VIP Group Available

5K Run/Walk

$40 8:30AM EDT Price increases after September 15, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT
VIP Group Available

1 Mile Walk

$40 9:00AM EDT Price increases after September 15, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual 5K/1Mile Walk

$40 9:00AM EDT Registration ends September 17, 2023 at 9:00am EDT


8333 Rockside Rd
Valley View, OH US 44125


Join us for our 4th Annual Jog for Dogs 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk - a lively and dog friendly fundraiser event for Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter!  
Right on the Towpath in Valley View, it is a seamless pathway with beautiful foliage in mid September. 
Afterwards, don't leave!  We have the AFTER PARTY! We'll be giving out awards, we have a DJ, lots of awesome vendors, raffle baskets and more!
Sunday, September 17, 2023
Packet Pickup: 7:00AM - 8:15AM
5k Start: 8:30AM
1-Mile Start: 9:00AM
8333 Rockside Rd
Valley View, OH 44125
$40 Standard Registration
$40 Virtual Registration - items mailed after the event.
$45 Race Weekend (9/16)
$300 VIP Registration - registration closes race week
Kids 10 and Under: Free (does not include t-shirt or finisher medal)
  • A custom Jog for Dogs finisher medal
  • Chip timed results in the 5k Race
  •  2023 Jog for Dogs T-shirt (size guaranteed if registered by 9/9/23)
  • CCAS Logo's drawstring bag
  • Registration for 5 (5k or 1-Mile) 
  • Chip timed results for 5k participants
  • Lunch for 5 
  • Your own personal tent with H2O service
  • Custom Jog for Dogs Finisher Medals for all
  • 2023 Race day tees for all
  • CCAS Logo' d drawstring bags for all
  • VIP registration will be organized by the Team Captain at online signup.
    • At registration select  "Would you like to join a group or team"
    • Create a New Group/Team
    • VIP Group - Team Name/Team password 
To avoid the race morning lines, pick up your packet early by visiting the Shelter on Friday September 15 or Saturday. September 16. Exact Times TBA.
Participants are welcome to pick up for friends and family!
Even if you can no longer make the event, you can still pick up your packet at the packet pickup!
Special awards will be provided to the following categories:
  • 5k -Top Male/Female Finisher
  • 1-Mile Walk and 5K Run - Best dog costume
  • Can't make the event but want to support the race and run/walk your 1-mile or 5K run?
  • Register to participate virtually and we will mail your race shirt and finisher medal after the September race.
  • Participants can even submit a virtual time, if they'd like - through their RunSignUp registration page. 
  • Runners registered for the LIVE event can transfer to the VIRTUAL event and have their packets mailed, can do so by navigating the transfer process under their RunSignUp account.
    • Deadline Monday, September 11
  • Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times. Leashes should be no more than six feet in length while on the course. For safety reasons, “extend-a-leashes” will NOT be allowed.
  • Participating dogs must be currently licensed with proof of Parvo and rabies vaccinations. You do not need to bring proof with you; if an incident occurs, you must be able to produce proof in a reasonable amount of time.
  • To keep this event safe for all: Female dogs in heat are not permitted. CCAS reserves the right to refuse entry to any dog whose behavior could be dangerous to others. Please use good judgment regarding the temperament of your pet so that this event will be safe and enjoyable for everyone. CCAS suggests that dogs younger than six months should not participate.
  • If you bring a dog(s), please be sure to clean up after them.. This is very important for health and safety on the course as well as at the post party itself. Waste disposal cans will be provided. Some poo bags will be available at the event, but please come prepared and bring some of your own.
Want to get your friends, family members or co-workers involved and make your own "team?" This option is free and available during registration and allows participants to join teams/groups, as they register! Team captains create the "team name" and can invite other members to join in - all for fun!
For more information, contact Hermes Sports & Events at 216-623-9933 or

Hoodie Add-On!

  • Support the shelter and represent Jog for Dogs all year round with these limited edition sport grey hoodies!
  • These will be available to purchase for $45 and participants will receive after the event concludes. 

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