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About Our Event

5K Trail Run

The third annual Doggie Dash 5K Trail Run is a family-friendly event that features a course for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities. The course is a rolling, wide trail. The race will be held at the Georgia Industrial Children’s Home on North Mumford Road. The race will benefit local animal rescue groups such as Reid Rescue and Critical Care for Animal Angels. The Doggie Dash was founded and is organized by a local high school student, Sara Kate Durkee. Check below to see where you'll be running and for information about who we benefit.




Reid Rescue

Reid Rescue is a licensed (both in the state of Ga and as a 501c3) small rescue that focuses on the older dog with medical needs. We are prepared to spend months to years if necessary to rehab our dogs. Thanks to our large facility and halfway house, RR is able to offer quality of life type care for extended periods of time, and even full time care for the dogs life if necessary. We don't house in kennels, but instead a large half acre area with swimming pools, tons of toys, shade areas, sun areas, a deck and a heated and cooled "halfway house." Reid Rescue provides dogs with the love they deserve in an effort to find their forever home.

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Registration Prices

Through May 1st


Registration thru May 1st includes a Doggie Dash t-shirt and race packet.

18 years and under through May 1st


Registration through May 1st includes a Doggie Dash t-shirt and race packet.

May 2nd through Race Day


Registration on May 2nd through Race Day means no t-shirt is guaranteed.

18 years and under May 2nd through Race Day


Registration on May 2nd though Race Day means no t-shirt is guaranteed.

Phantom Runner


Want to support the cause, but don't want to or can't run? A phantom runner is the perfect way to do this. Your registration is a donation and no t-shirt is included. If do want the t-shirt, register as a regular runner and write phantom runner in the comments section of registration!



Any company or person who wants to sponsor this race, view the details in the link below.

Macon GYN/ OB

MRI Center Navicent Health



Butler Automotive Group

Walthall Oil Company

Rutland Family Healthcare

Five Star Automotive



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