Best Friend 5K Run & Dog Adoption Day


at 7:00 am to 3:00 pm



Mt. Hollywood Trail

4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027
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Join thousands of dog adorers and rescued canines for the 2019 Best Friend 5K Run and Dog Adoption Day! In support of the hundreds of rescue shelters scattered throughout California, we are providing the largest on-site adoption event. Hundreds of rescued canines will be going home with new families while thousands of dogs with their human will be crossing the finish line for the Best Friend 5K Run! Share this memorable experience with your 4 legged BFF at Griffith Park on September 29, 2019.

REGISTER TO RUN AT: RunSignup - BestFriend5KRun

We welcome loving people to adopt on-site.

Best Friend 5K Run Details:
Run Start Time: 8:00AM - 9:00AM

Dog Adoption Day: 7:00AM - 2:00PM

Participants must run in canine/human pairs. Dogs adopted on-site get to participate in the 5K for half the registration price while supplies last. Each dog and human will receive a finishers medal.

COURSE: The course will start and finish at the Crystal Springs Pettigrew Area at Griffith Park in Los Angeles. 1 aided/water station will be located at the 2nd mile of the run.


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