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Animal Run

 A community of athletes creating a better, loving and more sustainable world through outdoor exercise, animal kindness and environmental awareness

Welcome to our 2nd Annual Animal Run 5k, 10k, 1/2 marathon and canicross (canine cross-country).

Enjoy free food, two raffle events, vegan vendors, dogs for adoption and a beautiful handmade eco finishers medal. Water and various vegan snacks will be provided at all aid stations. Canicrossers, kindly note that dogs must be on-leash at all times. 

Bib pick up starts 7am. All races stagger start between 8-8:15am.

Mission: Animal Run's eco-friendly vegan foot races raise funds for various local animal welfare organizations, helping them save the lives of, find homes for, heal and comfort animal residents in need. Animal Run encourages runners to support vegan businesses which promote human health and a thriving world. 

Thank you for creating positive impact with the Animal Run community!

Registration fees

5k Adults

Registration closes in 2 days 10 hours
    1. $40.00

      Early bird pricing

      Feb 20 – May 31
    2. $45.00
      Jun 1 – Jul 6
    3. $50.00
      Now registering Jul 7 – Jul 19
      Register

5k Canicross Small Dogs (25 pounds or less)

Registration closes in 2 days 10 hours
  • A human and one dog forming a 6-legged team

    1. $40.00

      Early bird pricing

      Feb 20 – May 31
    2. $45.00
      Jun 1 – Jul 6
    3. $50.00
      Now registering Jul 7 – Jul 19
      Register

5k Canicross Medium Dogs (26 - 60 pounds)

Registration closes in 2 days 10 hours
  • A human and one dog forming a 6-legged team

    1. $40.00

      Early bird pricing

      Feb 20 – May 31
    2. $45.00
      Jun 1 – Jul 6
    3. $50.00
      Now registering Jul 7 – Jul 19
      Register

5k Canicross Large Dogs (61 pounds or more)

Registration closes in 2 days 10 hours
  • A human and one dog forming a 6-legged team

    1. $40.00

      Early bird pricing

      Feb 20 – May 31
    2. $45.00
      Jun 1 – Jul 6
    3. $50.00
      Now registering Jul 7 – Jul 19
      Register

10k Adults

Registration closes in 2 days 10 hours
    1. $50.00

      Early bird pricing

      Feb 20 – May 31
    2. $55.00
      Jun 1 – Jul 6
    3. $60.00
      Now registering Jul 7 – Jul 19
      Register

10k Canicross

Registration closes in 2 days 10 hours
  • A human and one dog forming a 6-legged team

    1. $50.00

      Early bird pricing

      Feb 20 – May 31
    2. $55.00
      Jun 1 – Jul 6
    3. $60.00
      Now registering Jul 7 – Jul 19
      Register

1/2 Marathon Adults

Registration closes in 2 days 10 hours
    1. $60.00

      Early bird pricing

      Feb 20 – May 31
    2. $65.00
      Jun 1 – Jul 6
    3. $70.00
      Now registering Jul 7 – Jul 19
      Register

1/2 Marathon Canicross

Registration closes in 2 days 10 hours
  • A human and one dog forming a 6-legged team

    1. $60.00

      Early bird pricing

      Feb 20 – May 31
    2. $65.00
      Jun 1 – Jul 6
    3. $70.00
      Now registering Jul 7 – Jul 19
      Register

5k Kids 12 and under

Registration closes in 2 days 10 hours
    1. $15.00

      Early bird pricing

      Feb 20 – May 31
    2. $20.00
      Jun 1 – Jul 6
    3. $25.00
      Now registering Jul 7 – Jul 19
      Register

10k Kids 12 and under

Registration closes in 2 days 10 hours
  • NOTE: If 3 girls or 3 boys are registered to run the 10K by July 1st, then we will have a separate 10k kids division. If not enough kids register by July 1st, kids will compete as adults.

    1. $15.00

      Early bird pricing

      Feb 20 – May 31
    2. $20.00
      Jun 1 – Jul 6
    3. $25.00
      Now registering Jul 7 – Jul 19
      Register

1/2 Marathon Kids 12 and under

Registration closes in 2 days 10 hours
  • NOTE: If 3 girls or 3 boys are registered to run the half-marathon by July 1st, then we will have a separate 1/2 marathon kids division. If not enough kids register by July 1st, kids will compete as adults.

    1. $15.00

      Early bird pricing

      Feb 20 – May 31
    2. $20.00
      Jun 1 – Jul 6
    3. $25.00
      Now registering Jul 7 – Jul 19
      Register

Contact Information

Event Location

5551 Giant Hwy, Richmond, CA 94806, USA

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