Doggie Dash

At a Glance

Let your pup take the lead at the all new Doggie Dash. Whether you have a furry friend or not you can still enjoy the Doggie Dash activities. NHA will be on-site with puppies and doggies looking for their furever home. 

Date: Sunday, April 26

Start Time: 12:00 PM
*Owners will seed themselves according to runners in the front and walkers in the back

Time Limit: Half Mile Run/Walk - 45 minutes
* Times subject to change

Start Line: Nissan Stadium

Finish Line: Nissan Stadium

Course Map: Doggie Dash Course Map PDF


  • One dog per runner
    • Athletes running with dogs must be 12 years or older
    • Ages 8+ can run
  • Dogs must be 4 months of age
  • Dogs must be on a leash during the race, unless in designated “off-leash” area
    • No Retractable Leashes
    • When Doggie Dashing keep leash at a maximum of 4ft from you- keeping a safe running environment for all doggies and humans is our number one concern.
    • Let dogs lead or run next to you to reduce impeding others
  • Dogs must be current on all shots and vaccinations
  • No Doggie strollers, backpacks, carriers
  • Owners take responsibility for:
    • Their dog
    • Cleaning up after their dog
  • Dogs must wear ID tags
  • As an owner you know your dog better than anyone, please be mindful when registering for the Doggie Dash.  This is a family fun event and if your dog has a history of aggression and issues with other dogs or people we ask that you please keep your dog at home.




Participant Perks

    • Live Band at the post-race celebration
    • Exclusive Doggie Dash Dog Tag for Doggie Dash Finishers
    • Exclusive Doggie Dash Bandana’s for your furry friends
    • Admission to the Two-day Health and Fitness Expo
    • Off Leash Dog park for your furry friend to make a new one … or two
    • Tire out your pooch with a scenic course with views of downtown
    • Hydration Stations
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