participate virtually

#VirtualDogJog on Instagram

If you’re sharing photos of your 5K or Dog Jog on social media, make sure to use the hashtag #virtualdogjog and your photos might be reposted on our Facebook and Instagram accounts!

Virtual Dog Jog and 5K Run Map

Plot the start of your own Dog Jog or 5K Run to our map wherever you’re participating! Thanks to Genworth for being our Start and Finish Line Sponsor.

Need some help determining your 5K route? Check out some of these popular trails, parks and neighborhoods to map your route.

Viewing on your phone? Click the Menu icon in the top left corner of the map below and plot your starting point. You can even upload a photo of you and your dog supporting the Richmond SPCA!

On your computer or tablet? Click the blue in the top right corner of the map. Then click the tab that says Media to add your photo. You have until March 31 to participate and win prizes!

Run the 5K Virtually with the Strava GPS Running App

  • Download the free Strava app on your smartphone from the Apple App Store or Google Play
  • Create a username and create your profile
  • Explore Clubs and search for the Dog Jog and 5K Run
  • Join the 18th Annual Dog Jog and 5K Run event
  • When you are ready to start running your 5K, click record! It’s that easy.
  • We will be awarding prizes to our top finishers, courtesy of Fleet Feet. Plus, every 10th person that crosses the finish line will win other fun prizes.
  • Reminder, you have until March 31st to participate in our virtual 5K. Your results will automatically show in the leaderboard below.

5K Run Results

T-shirt and Packet Pickup

The Richmond SPCA is not currently open to the public. On March 30, we plan to reassess and adjust our operating hours according to public health guidelines. Please email Janae Jones, coordinator of events, to arrange a time in the coming weeks to pick up your packet and T-shirt if you had not signed up already to pick them up on March 20.

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