Shaggy Dog Rescue Fest & 5K

Featuring a one mile pup fun run and post-race after party with live music, food and craft beer. You don't want to miss this year!

Location & Date

Stude Park
1031 Stude St
Houston, TX 77007

Run for the Cause

All proceeds benefit the Houston Shaggy Dog Rescue, which is dedicated to rescuing abandoned furry friends and providing foster and vet care.

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Stay for the Fest

Join us after the 5K for a Rescue Fest featuring live music, vendor booths, food and craft beer. You don’t want to miss it!

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Why you should sponsor this event

We can't do it without you, help us reach our goal.

We are currently seeking event sponsors to grow our efforts and help more dogs. We must partner with organizations like yours for financial support. Download our Sponsor Brochure

Last year, we had more than 600 runners and festival attendees and expect to double that this year!! As a sponsor, you’ll receive booth space to share materials or sell goods, complimentary race entries, media attention and onsite promotional signage.
Houston Shaggy Dog Rescue is a non-profit animal welfare organization dedicated to providing rescue services, vet care, foster care and adoptive placement to stray and abandoned dogs.

Live Music by Peacemaker

Playing the Post-Race Rescue Fest

Peacemaker, a Texas rock band playing original music as well as covers from a wide range of classic and current rock artists, including Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Led Zeppelin, Rage Against the Machine and Bob Marley.

Schedule of Events

Precisely choosed big names from whole world

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Stude Park

April 08, 2017

Registration

07:30 AM - 08:45 AM


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Stude Park

April 08, 2017

Race Begins (First Wave)

09:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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Stude Park

April 08, 2016

Rescue Fest (Awards Ceremony)

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM


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TBD

Early Packet Pickup

01:00 PM - 08:00 PM


Over the years, we've rescued hundreds of our furry friends and placed them in homes with loving families.

Buy your ticket now and save!

Early bird pricing ends January 1, 2016

10$

  • 1 mile pet run
  • Dogs on leashes
  • One entry per family
  • Free coupon book
  • Rescue Fest entry
Sign up now

25$

  • Early bird pricing
  • Ends Jan 1, 2018
  • Single race entry 12+
  • Runners gift bag
  • Rescue Fest entry
Buy Now

35$

  • Race T-shirt
  • Jan 1 – April 05, 2018
  • Single race entry 12+
  • Runners gift bag
  • Rescue Fest entry
Buy Later

40$

  • Event day pricing
  • Single race entry 12+
  • Runners gift bag
  • (if available)
  • Rescue Fest entry
Buy at the door

Gold and Silver Sponsors

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Rover Oaks Pet Resort is the most recommended dog boarding, training, dog daycare and grooming facility in Houston & Katy. Call us to find out why! Contact us at www.roveroaks.com.

Rover Oaks Pet Resort

Big thanks to our sponsors