The Fast and Furriest 5K

Attn: Runners, Walkers, and Virtual Participants!

The Fast and the Furriest 5K Takes Place on Sunday, October 22 at 9AM

Race Start: Newtown Park, Johns Creek, GA 30022

The Fast and the Furriest 5K, benefitting Angels Among Us Pet Rescue, will be held at Newtown Park in Johns Creek, GA.

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. We will allow race-day registration starting at 7:30AM for a cost of $40(we cannot guarantee a shirt in your size will be available, please check with us after you finish the race)

All pre- and post-race activities will take place at the pavilion.

The Fast and the Furriest is for runners, walkers, and their dogs! We are excited to offer a 5K race AND a 5K walk for athletes, beginners and kids alike, while raising money to save lives!
The relatively flat course will have an aid & water station along the route for participants and their dogs (children and strollers are welcome). This USATF certified course is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier.

Included for each competitor is a custom race t-shirt and post-race snacks. The Fast and the Furriest is perfect for runners and walkers who want to make a difference in the lives of homeless dogs and cats in Georgia. Come celebrate with us at this dog-centric race!

Don’t live locally but want to support Angels Among Us Pet Rescue? Sign up as a ” Virtual Runner” and receive a limited edition race t-shirt delivered directly to you! (U.S. only)

Thank you to our Sponsors: Castleberry Veterinary Hospital Petco Love, Paw Patch Animal Clinic, The Fry|Goehring Law Firm, Happy Tails Holistic Veterinary Care, Atlantic Residential, Enhance Floors and More and DJ Ricky Q.

The Fast and the Furriest will happen rain or shine. In the event of severe weather making it unsafe for participants, the event will be canceled.  Once you are registered, there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments if cancelled due to weather.

For more information please email

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