Add some sizzle to your HOT summer runs! Beat the dog days of summer! Challenge yourself to run your best summer 5K with our 5K Challenge Series, The Dog Days of Summer.
This virtual challenge series allows you to run anytime or anywhere. With the support and guidance of J&A Racing, you’ll be equipped with the tools you need to get faster between June and August. Whether you’re looking for a new 5K PR or just want to add a little pep to your step, this challenge will motivate you to stick with your running as the temperature rises.
Registration Fee: $79
At J&A Racing, we love our dogs. $1 of every registration will benefit the VBSPCA in the hopes that every dog finds his forever running partner.
Swag that will make your Tail Wag:
- Dog Days of Summer 5K Medal – Earn each piece of your medal with your monthly 5K
- Dog Days of Summer 5K Sunglasses
- Dog Days of Summer 5K Beach Towel
- Dog Days of Summer 5K Race Bib (unique bib for each month)
- Running companion bib for your four-legged running partner (when selected in registration)
- Pick up your Race Packet at our summer kick off social or have your Race Packet shipped directly to your home
Plus Additional Treats:
- Tiered training plans to help your achieve your goal
- Upload your results to our monthly leaderboard
- Monthly Finisher Certificates to help you track your progress
- Private Facebook group for registered participants to create camaraderie and to have access to weekly speed challenges and coaching tips
- Weekly Speed Challenges to motivate you to get out the door
Gather around the Water Bowl at New Realm Brewing:
- June Kick Off at New Realm Brewing – be the first to get your race swag plus enjoy a beer and food specials (included with your registration)
- August 5K Fun Run at New Realm Brewing – test your speed and enjoy a beer and food specials (included with your registration)
Begging for More Treats? Upgrade your Registration with additional Swag Items!
About our Charity Partner
The Virginia Beach SPCA believes that the animal-human bond creates healthier, happier, more connected communities. Through pet adoption and sheltering, low-cost public veterinary clinic services, humane education programs, wildlife triage and canine pet training, the VBSPCA is able to continue to deliver their mission of compassion to our community. You can support the mission of the VBSPCA by adopting, donating, or volunteering. Learn more today at vbspca.com.