The 5K In Person Registration is now closed
but you can still register to run virtually!
The Mutt Mile In Person and Virtual options are both still open for registration.
Join Faithful Friends Animal Society for our
10th Annual Faithful Friends 5K Run/Walk & Mutt Mile!
Sunday, September 27, 2020
Run with us on September 27th at Bellevue State Park!
You're invited to our 10TH ANNUAL 5K & Mutt Mile on Sunday, September 27th at Bellevue State Park beautiful and scenic cross-country course. Not only is this our biggest fundraising event of the year, it's also the LARGEST dog-friendly race in Delaware! Spots are limited this year, so be sure to register yourself soon! Plus the race is timed by Nova Timing Systems!
We will be taking a few new precautions below to ensure the well-being and safety of all participants. We appreciate everyone's cooperation in making this a safe event!
Racers will be divided into groups of 25 people (based on pace) with a 2 minute lapse time between each group.
The number of 5K in-person registrants is 200; race starts at 9:00 am
The number of Mutt Mile in-person registrants is 100; walk starts at 10:30 am
The LAST DAY to register for the IN-PERSON Race & Walk is Friday, September 18th
Please see the FAQ for the event safety procedures.
Instead of attending the event, our adoptable doggies will be cheering you on from the shelter.
Virtual 5K & Mutt Mile
If you aren't comfortable attending our in-person event or you don't live close enough to participate, you can register for our Virtual 5K Run/Walk and Mutt Mile. Your 5K time and picture of finish time will be submitted online between Sunday, September 20th - Saturday, September 26th and awards will be mailed out or picked up at Faithful Friends. It's the safest and most fun way to support shelter pets.
5K In-Person and Virtual Awards
Given to overall male and female winners plus top three racers in 10 year age groups, 13 and under through 70 and over. Medals will be mailed to the winners!
Fundraising Prizes for Individual fundraisers who raise $250 / $500 / $1,000 and Team Fundraising Prize to the overall highest fundraising team and the largest team.
Additional event shirts and bandanas are available for purchase while supplies last.
There will be no merchandise for sale the day of the event.
Interested in starting a corporate team?
Discounts available for corporate teams of 20+ members.
For more information email Michelle@faithfulfriends.us
5K Adult - $30
5K Youth - $20
Mutt Mile - $20
We are only offering pre-registration.
You will not be able to register the day of the event.
Virtual 5K Registrants
Your 5K time and a photo of your finish can be submitted between Monday, September 21st through Sunday, September 27th at 10:00 am.
Please send your finish time, a picture of your finish time and the full name of the registrant (we need a picture of your GPS via smart watch, cell phone or treadmill screen) and email to virtual5k@faithfulfriends.
The final results will be posted on Sunday, September 27 at www.faithfulfriends5K.com.
8:30 am - Race Check-In Begins
9:00 am - 5K Begins
10:30 am - Mutt Mile Begins
11:30 am - Event Over
No Awards Ceremony
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Road
Wilmington, DE 19809
To CREATE or JOIN a team you MUST leave the box marked YES to create a personal fundraiser after you've chosen
your registration type and clicked on who you are registering.
This MUST be done for EACH person you register that wants to join a team and you will need a different email address for each person you are registering that is fundraising and/or joining a team.
Interested in joining or forming a Team?
1. Complete your registration information for the 5K or Mutt Mile. (make sure you leave the box marked YES to create your own fundraiser)
Your Fundraising page MUST be created for the team option to be available.
2. During Step 3 of the registration process, choose the team you want to join, or choose to start your own team.
3. You will be added to that team and given your own fundraising page to track your individual fundraising.
4. If you register additional people, leave their fundraiser box checked to Yes and they will receive an email to edit their details or join/create a team.
*Individual fundraising is not required. All donations raised on your page will go towards the team.
Faithful Friends 2020 5K Run/Walk
Sunday, September 27, 2020
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Road Wilmington, DE
You're all set. A copy of your receipt will be emailed to you.
If you started a NEW team make sure to complete the set up of your team page which is necessary for anyone to be able to join it.
If you registered additional people as fundraisers they will receive an email to complete their details for their fundraising page and can create or join a team if you did not already add them to one.
Pre-Registration packet pick-up is September 25th and September 26th from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Faithful Friends in the Development Office (Building 10C)