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2018 Furry Friends 5k

May 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am


It’s time to register for the 5th Annual Furry Friends 5K!

Saturday, May 19th, 9am
Jefferson County Fair Park

Join the race to help homeless pets by participating in the Humane Society of Jefferson County’s 5th Annual Furry Friends 5K. This family-friendly and dog-friendly event will take place on Saturday, May 19 at 9 a.m. at the Jefferson County Fair Park.

Hundreds of human participants and their canine companions have taken part in this race, providing our community with a healthy and fun event that gets bigger and better every year. The scenic, flat course ensures that first time walkers and runners can comfortably participate alongside more serious runners. Along with the race, the day will feature dog lure and agility courses, many area vendors, bobbing for tennis balls, a 50/50 raffle, live music by The Belle Weather, a D.J., and instant photo magnets by Flash Magnets.

Saving Sadie image

We are honored to have Joal Derse Dauer and her dog, Sadie, join us as the Furry Friends 5K Guest of Honor this year.  Joal and Sadie are spreading their message of compassion, acceptance, and kindness around the world and have recently released the book ‘Saving Sadie: How a Dog That No One Wanted Inspired the World’.  Joyous and inspiring, it is a triumphant story about the power of unconditional love and second chances—for humans and animals alike. See Sadie’s inspirational story here:  http://savingsadie.com/

Registration Fees:
Ages 14 & up – $35
Ages 13 & under – $25

Price includes a race day T-shirt, swag bag full of goodies, finisher medals for humans AND dogs, as well as finish line snacks and beverages.

Results will stream live online at www.ItsRaceTime.com/Results.aspx?ID=1878

Click here to view the FAQ.

Click here to register online. Online registration closes Wednesday, May 16th at noon. You may also register in person at the shelter.


May 19, 2018
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Jefferson County Fair Park
503 North Jackson Ave
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States
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(920) 674-7148


Humane Society of Jefferson County