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2024 Race to the Rescue 5K and Fun Run

Register for 2024 Race to the Rescue 5K and Fun Run

Join PetConnect Rescue at 9:00am on Sunday May 19th for their second annual Race to the Rescue, 5k and children's fun run.

Taking place at the beautiful Franklin Park in Purcellville VA, this is an event perfect for all. Run/jog/walk along a scenic trail 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 9:00 am
5K starts at 9:30 am
Start and Finish line is in the field across from the pool parking lot in Franklin Park. 

Registration Fees
5K: $35 through April 21
      $40 through May 16 when online registration closes at 8:00pm
      $45 during packet pick up and on race day

Fun Run (12 & Under): $20 through May 16 when online registration closes at 8:00 pm
                                  $25 during packet pick up and on race day
**when registering multiple children for the Fun Run, a $5 discount will be applied.

Packet Pick up will be Friday, May 17 from 4-6 pm and Saturday, May 18 from 10am-12 pm at =PR= Leesburg (1601 Village Market Blvd. SE, Unit 120, Leesburg, VA 20175). Then on race day at Franklin Park, near the start/finish line. Registration will be available during packet pick up and on race day. 

Awards will be given to the top male and female finisher and top male and female finishers by age groups.