The K9 Candy Cane 5K Fun Run and Walk is held at the Renton Community Center. Runners and walkers travel along the paved beautiful Cedar River Trail before looping back to the Community Center. Competitive runners, fun runners, walkers and families (with or without) dogs are all invited to this annual event. Accurate and professional chip timing is provided by BuDu Racing, LLC. If registered before November 19, participants will receive a hooded T-shirt. Race participants will also enjoy random prize giveaways (must be present to win), post-race refreshments, selfies with Santa (bring your phone or camera) and our annual pet food drive.
Early Bird Pricing August 31, through October 31. Regular Pricing November 1, through November 19. Registration after November 19, through Saturday December 1, will not be eligible to receive a Hooded T-Shirt.
Bib Number Pick Up If you have pre-registered, you may pick up your race packet at The Renton Community Center Friday, November 30, 1:00PM - 4:30PM and Saturday December 1, 9:30AM – 4:30PM.
Race Guidelines for Dogs • All dogs have to be current on vaccinations • No female dogs in heat • No dogs under six months of age • No aggressive dogs or aggressive owners • Dogs must be on leash no more than 6 feet in length • No more than two dogs per person • Owners are responsible for picking up after their dog(s) at all times • Owners are responsible for the well-being and safety of their dog(s) at all times.
Pet Food Drive Please bring a can/bag of pet food to be donated to local animals in need.
Course Closure Recreational walkers/runners are non-competitive and will not be timed if finishing after 45 minutes.
Awards and Results Following the race join other racers and their pets for pictures with Santa. Staff and volunteers will be on hand to capture that keepsake photo with your camera/phone or you can take your own selfie at our holiday backdrop. Complimentary refreshments will be provided after race. Awards will be given to the top three runners overall in both men and woman’s group. Finisher Certificates can be printed for all runners in each age group category at www.BuDuRacing.com.
Hooded Shirts After November 19, hooded T-Shirts are no longer available. If there are extras available after the event, you may be able to get one.