5K & Mutt Mile: Sunday, September 26, 2021

Register today at for the 11TH ANNUAL 5K & Mutt Mile In-Person and Virtual Event on Sunday, September 26th at Bellevue State Park. Not only is this our biggest fundraising event of the year, but it’s also the LARGEST dog-friendly race in Delaware! Bring your whole family (pups included!) to this beautiful and scenic cross-country 5K course timed by Nova Timing Systems. Prefer a more leisurely walk? Sign up for our in-person or virtual Mutt Mile.

Overall male and female winners plus the top three racers in the 10-year age brackets will receive awards. The top three dogs will receive a medal and a special gift. (Professional chipped timing by Nova Timing Systems)

Individual prizes for individuals who raise $250, $500, and $1,000. Special prize awarded to the overall highest fundraising team!

Cheer on the racers as they cruise through the finish line then let the festivities begin! Don’t forget to visit our adoptable dogs in the meet-n-greet areas! Also, there will be food trucks on-site for all to enjoy. ALL proceeds from the family-fun event support Faithful Friends’ mission, animal shelter, and vital community programs!


Host an Event: Third Party Fundraisers

One of the many ways our supporters assist Faithful Friends is by planning and sponsoring a fundraising event to benefit animals and the people who love them.  You can be a hero for animals in need! Get creative – host an event, throw a party, or celebrate your birthday—all while using your passion to fundraise. Get your friends, family, and colleagues together to inspire change for the animals who are counting on us.