6th Annual Fast & Furriest 5K/1M - 5K is Live or Virtual


The 6th Annual Fast & Furriest 5K race and 1M walk to benefit Operation Paws for Homes – an all-breed 501c3 dog rescue – is the one of the rescue’s largest annual fundraisers which is focused on raising funds toward the medical needs of our dogs. 

Each year, Operation Paws for Homes incurs over $150,000 in medical costs.  This event aims to replenish a piece of those funds.  We encourage families, runners, walkers, supporters and anyone interested in helping this organization while enjoying a fun event.  Along with a silent auction, vendors will be greeting you as they, too, support OPH.  Each auction item will feature a “Donate and Dash” amount.  Just donate the D&D amount and take the goodies with you!  No waiting for final bidding.  As always, we welcome your leashed dogs to run or walk the course, too! 

This year’s event is both live and virtual!  The live race will be held on Sunday, April 25.  The virtual race can be run from Saturday, April 24, until Tuesday, April 27.  The deadline for switching from live to virtual has ended.  Please email the race director to change. 

If you are registered by March 25, your race shirt will be mailed directly to your home!   (Registrations received after March 24 cannot be mailed).

Tell all your friends and family – wherever they are located – they, too, can participate in this event and support the many dogs that need us every single day.  Let’s make it coast to coast this year!  Hybrid events have become more common since COVID-19 has taken over our lives.  We are excited to give it a try in 2021 and we hope you are just as excited to join us ! 

Special Note:  We will monitor the COVID-19 situation in the weeks leading up to the race and will follow all CDC, state and local guidelines and/or restrictions in effect on race day.  In the event the live event must be rescheduled due to COVID-19, live event participants’ registration fees will be refunded 100% or applied to the rescheduled event at your request.  (We cannot refund the $2.50 RunSignUp sign up fee.)

April 23, 2021 - April 25, 2021


April 23, 2021 (Friday) - April 25, 2021
5 kilometers
Solo Charity/Fund raising
Anywhere Virtual Race
1M LIVE Untimed Walk
April 25, 2021 (Sunday) - 08:00
1 miles
Solo Charity/Fund raising
April 25, 2021 (Sunday) - 08:00
5 kilometers
Solo Charity/Fund raising


Apr 23 2021 : Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
0.5°C - 10.5°C (32.9°F - 50.9°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2021-04-19


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