DogFest 2021 - 1st Virtual Doggie Dash

April 19, 2021 to April 25, 2021

San Francisco, California 94117
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DogFest LogoDogFest might not be happening in its traditional format, but we aren’t going to let that stop us from celebrating 14 years of DogFest!  For those new to DogFest, it is a community fundraiser, dog show and family fun event to benefit the students of McKinley Elementary School in San Francisco, California.  
Join us for the first annual Doggie Dash 5K/Fun Virtual Run as we kick off two weeks of virtual DogFest celebrations. 
This is a virtual 5K running/jogging/walking event so you can complete it anytime during the week of 4/19/2021 to 4/25/2021.  Whether you go for a solo run or a walk with your best four-legged canine friend, let get outside in support of McKinley Elementary.  
Here’s how it works…
  1. Sign up for Doggie Dash 2021 Virtual 5K/Fun Run at  If you sign up before 3/21/2021, the 5K is $25.  After 3/21/2021, the price is $30.  All kids can enter the 1-mile fun run for free.
  2. Anytime during the week of April 19, 2021 to April 25, 2021 complete your 5K race (adults) or 1 mile fun run (kids).
  3. Track your times and submit your results at  For best results, please track your results using a fitness-based app like Strava, Garmin, or Apple Health.  However, this event is open to all in the community so there will be a place to manually input times if you do not have a tracking device.
  4. Winner will be announced the week of April 26, 2021. 
Winners for adult participants will include top finishers in each category:
  • Men’s Open
  • Women’s Open
  • Non-Binary Open
  • Men’s Masters
  • Women’s Masters
  • Non-Binary Masters
Winners for kid participants will include top three finishers in each category:
  • Group 1 - Kindergarten and 1st Grade
  • Group 2 - 2nd and 3rd Grade
  • Group 3 - 4th and 5th Grade
Adult participants will receive a McKinley Elementary T-shirt as swag for completing the race.

We hope you will join us.  All are welcome to participate. 

Cost: $$

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