Racing for Rescues

  • Dates: May 5, 2019
  • Presenting Organization: Second Chance Pet Adoptions
  • Venue: Dorothea Dix Park
  • Location: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Address: 2105 Umstead Dr., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Phone: 919.851.8404
  • Times: 9am-noon
  • Admission: Timed 5K ($35.00); Timed 5K (STUDENT) ($30.00); 1.5-mile fun walk ($30.00); 1.5-mile fun walk (STUDENT) ($25.00)


--Separate, timed 5K races for runners with dogs and runners without dogs
--A 1.5-mile walking course for people with or without dogs
--Adoptable dogs looking to visit with YOU
--High-value Visa gift card raffle prizes (need not be present to win)
--Complimentary snacks and a food truck with food and beverages available for purchase
--A vendor village catering to pet owners and athletes alike

Second Chance Pet Adoptions is the oldest no-kill animal rescue organization in Wake County (NC). Since 1987, we have rescued over 13,000 stray and abandoned cats and dogs.