Women's Running

6 Races That You Can Run With Your Dog

Love running almost as much as you love man’s best friend? Well there’s a race for that. A number of courses throughout the country are not only dog-friendly, they actually cater to canines.

Each race will have its own set of rules, but most require pets be spayed or neutered, current on vaccines and on a non-retractable leash that’s no longer than six feet so you can keep your pup under control. Many also allow walkers or have 1-mile or shorter courses for those needing a lesser distance.

Here are some races that are going to the dogs: