Event Info

The Race For Both Humans and Dogs. You are welcome to run with or without your K9.

We love dogs and even have special categories where dogs can race with their humans.
The event is fully chip timed and has age group awards for the 5K's and 10K.

    •    Free event shirt (gender specific...we want everyone to enjoy their shirts) for all participants (human.)
    •    Free bandana for all dog participants.
    •    Free Custom  Finishers Medals for all Finishers.
    •    Flat oceanfront course and venue.

Event Times

  • 10K Run starts at 7:30am  (5K walkers and those who expect to take an hour or more in the 5K can start with the 10K at 7:30am.)
  • Fido 5K and People 5K starts at 9am  (5K walkers and those who expect to take an hour or more in the 5K can start with the 10K at 7:30am.)
  • Pooch Parade charity walk benefiting Canine Adoption and Rescue League 10am
  • Pet Expo 8am- 4pm

Packet Pick Up

Friday, May 4th

@ Mile 26 Sports (1450 E. Thompson Blvd. Ventura) from 3pm - 6pm

Saturday, May 5th (Race Day)

On Site (Promenade Park) starting at 6:30am.

*Please show up at least 30 minutes prior to your race start for race morning check in.

Event Courses

Both courses are flat, oceanfront, and on the Promenade and Bike Path. Click the links below to view the course maps online.

How do I register for the walk?

Register for one of the runs here.

Register for the Pooch Parade Walk here.

Packet Pick Up

Saturday, May 4th 3-6pm at Mile 26 Sports 1450 E Thompson Blvd Ventura

Packet Pick Up for 10K, 5K and Fido 5K starts at 6am on May 5th at Promenade Park

Check In for Pooch Parade starts at 9am on May 5th at Promenade Park

Event Location

Promenade Park in Ventura

Across from the Ventura County Fair Grounds Parking - where Figueroa St turns into Shoreline Dr.


Ventura Fair Grounds

Can I have a booth at the fair?

If you are interested in being a sponsor, vendor or non-profit booth please check out our sponsor/vendor registration page here and if you have any questions please feel free to give Jen a call 805-827-1095.

Can I bring my dog?

Please do! Your dog is more than welcome to run in the races, walk in the parade with you and will be an honored guest at the fair! You’ll also get to participate in our dog contests to be announced.

What if it rains?

The BLUEFANG Dogathon and Pooch Parade and Pet Expo will proceed rain or shine! A little mud never bothered a dog, and it won’t bother us either!

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