2023 Race to the Rescue 5K and Fun Run

Register for 2023 Race to the Rescue 5K and Fun Run

Join PetConnect Rescue at 8:30am on Sunday May 7th for their first annual Race to the Rescue, 5k and children's fun run.

Taking place in beautiful Purcellville VA, this is an event perfect for all. Run/jog/walk along a scenic trail and picturesque streets, all while raising funds for animals in need. Avid runners, those just getting started, families, and children are all encouraged to participate. Don't forget the pets too! Leashed dogs are welcome as well, as long as they are up to date on vaccines and get along with other canine friends!

PetConnect Rescue is a local all-breed dog and cat rescue, focusing on bringing animals from under-resourced shelter partners to the DMV area to find their forever homes. 

Fun Run starts at 8:00 am
5K starts at 8:30 am
Start line is on 21st St, near Nichols Hardware and the finish line is at the end of the W&OD trail, near the train station. 

Click here for the course map

Registration Fees
5K: $35 through April 21
      $40 through May 3 when online registration closes at 8:00pm
      $45 during packet pick up and on race day

Fun Run (12 & Under): $25 (for first child, $20 for each additional) through race day

Packet Pick up will be Friday, May 5 from 5-7 pm and Saturday, May 6 from 11am-1 pm at =PR= Leesburg (1601 Village Market Blvd. SE, Unit 120, Leesburg, VA 20175). Then on race day at the Purcellville Train Station, near the start/finish line. Registration will be available during packet pick up and on race day. 

Awards will be given to the top two male and female finisher and top male and female finisher in the following age groups;

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