Event Information

Help America’s VetDogs make a difference in the lives of veterans and first responders by participating in the 10th America's VetDogs 5K Run & Dog Walk, now part of the Suffolk County Veteran Run Series!

The event will be held on September 28, 2024, in our hometown of Smithtown, NY. Dogs are welcome to join you on your run/walk too! America’s VetDogs is also hosting a virtual run/walk for those that live far away and cannot attend. 

Save the Dates:
In-person run/walk: Saturday, September 28, 2024.
Virtual run/walk: Saturday, September 21, 2024, through Saturday, September 28, 2024.

All top runners in each age category will receive a limited edition America’s VetDogs medal!

Stay tuned for more details and announcements in Spring 2024, including course details. Further information, including registration details and event specifics, will be provided as we approach the event date


We encourage all participants to ask family, friends and colleagues to sponsor your efforts.  For any questions, please contact  Kim Grossmann via email at kimberley.grossmann@guidedog.org or via phone at (631) 263-6835.

Learn more about our mission at www.VetDogs.org.

Race Packet Pick-Up
As our race moves to Smithtown, we're pleased to share that race packet pickup will take place on Friday, September 27, 2024 from 12pm to 5pm at Smithtown Running Company, located at 91 E. Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787. 

Date: Friday, September 27, 2024
Location: Smithtown Running Company
Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Address: 91 E. Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787


51 Lawrence Avenue Smithtown
Smithtown, NY US 11787

SEPTEMBER 28, 2024


7:30 am-Registration 
8:45 am-Family Fun Run & Dog Walk
9:00 am-5K Run & Dog Walk


THANK YOU TO OUR 2024 Sponsors!

Legendary Sponsors:

Spano Abstract Service Corp.

Liberty Sponsors:

CCP Solutions
D & B Engineers and Architects
Suffolk Credit Union

Justice Sponsors:

Jovia Financial Credit Union

Independence Sponsors:

Clever Devices
Hub International

Name a Puppy Sponsors:

CPL Christopher G. Scherer Semper Fi Fund

Please contact Kimberley Grossmann at Kimberly.Grossmann@VetDogs.org or call (631) 930-9053 for sponsorship opportunities.


Join us in wearing red, white and blue!

Join us in wearing the colors of our nation – red, white, and blue –as we honor and support our veterans. Let's show our unwavering gratitude and patriotism for those who have selflessly served our country.
 Join us as we take steps to demonstrate our heartfelt appreciation and commitment to those who have dedicated their lives to protecting our freedoms.