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🐕Richmond SPCA's Dog Jog postponed

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Posted at 8:59 AM, Feb 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-13 13:01:11-04

UPDATE: Richmond SPCA has canceled its 18th Annual Dog Jog and 5K Run scheduled for Saturday, March 21, in light of public health recommendations to avoid large gatherings during the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

More information will be made available online.

The Richmond SPCA encourages you to participate in its #VirtualDogJog and looks forward to the Paw-ty when we reschedule the Dominion Energy Vendor Fair at a safe and convenient time.

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RICHMOND, Va. -- The 18th annual Dog Jog and 5K Run, benefiting the Richmond SPCA, is is Saturday March 21.

"The day begins with a chip-timed 5K (3.1 mile) run/walk for people only, followed by a dog-friendly, leisurely one-mile Dog Jog," officials said. "Throughout the morning, we host our pet-friendly vendor fair at our Robins-Starr Humane Center, featuring a Kids’ Fun Zone and a pets’ Fun Zone packed full of fun activities for the whole family."

The first 1,000 registered participants will receive a T-shirt and goodie bag.

Award-winning WTVR CBS 6 anchor and reporter Greg McQuade will return as emcee.

Click here to sign up for this year's Dog Jog and 5K Run. WTVR CBS 6 is a proud sponsor of the event. 

Proceeds from the event benefit the pets in the care of the Richmond SPCA.

The 2019 Dog Jog raised more than $191,000 to help homeless animals.