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Our tails are waggin’ with excitement for our upcoming 5K on March 5th at McAlpine Creek Park!

Charlotte’s Dog Jog is a family, fur friendly 5K that is great for all levels of athletes.

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Who's this jog for?

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When and where is the Dog Jog?

When and where is the Dog Jog?

McAlpine Creek Park, March 5th, 11:00 AM

Do I need to have a pup to join the race?

DO I NEED TO HAVE A PUP TO JOIN THE RACE?

Nope! Everyone is welcome, with or without a four-legged friend.

Is this an official race?

Is this an official race?

It is a chip-timed race, but you’re welcome to walk.

Will there be food? Beer?

WILL THERE BE FOOD? BEER?

Yes! We will have the Tin Kitchen and Patty & the Dogs there! Plus, our friends at Free Range Brewing will be there serving beers!

What rules are there for the dogs?

What rules are there for the dogs?

Vaccinated.
No puppies under 4 months old.
Always keep the dog on a leash.

what If they need to use the restroom DURING THE RACE? 

Will there be puppy potties?

During the race, if they need to use the restroom, please pull over to the side. Scooper Dude will come to the rescue, so no need to clean up in the middle of the jog.

How do I update my registration?

How do I update my registration?

If you need to update any details like t-shirt size, update e-mail address, etc. just sign in and click ‘recent registrations’.

Can i register the day of the race?

CAN I REGISTER THE DAY OF THE RACE?

Yes, we will offer registration the day of the race, but you must register by February 20th to guarantee we have your shirt size.

What do I need to know about the course?

What do I need to know about the course?

The course is a 5K (3.1m) loop out at McAlpine Creek Park. It is a beautiful course that puts you in touch with nature. Please note, there is one small hill that may be a challenge for some runners. Also, there is a small section where the trail doubles back to the Finish Line. So if your pup would be intimidated by others dogs running toward them, this race may not be a good fit.

Will there be hydration stations?

Will there be hydration stations?

There will be water for people and dogs at the Start/Finish line.

Can I run with a stroller?

Can I run with a stroller?

It’s a beginner’s level trail run that is not paved and there will be many dogs on leashes. That being said, you may run with a stroller at your discretion.

Meet our Sponsors

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Meet our August beneficiary

Since 1978, the Humane Society of Charlotte has been working to improve the welfare of animals in need and build a better community by creating families with healthy, happy pets.

Through its efforts, the Humane Society works to educate pet owners and ensure the safety and well-being of both two-legged and four-legged Charlotteans.

This race is presented by LendScout, a mortgage team within American security Mortgage Co. 

LendScout is Charlotte's Premier Mortgage Lender for Home Loans, Refinancing, and Loan Programs.

If you're interested in learning more about the programs we offer, our team, or becoming Pre-Approved connect with us today!

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