Thank you to all who participated in america's vetdogs' 5k run & Dog walk in-person & virtually!  

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Event Information

Help America’s VetDogs make a difference in the lives of veterans and first responders by participating in the 9th Run & Dog Walk to be held on July 29, 2023 at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford, NY. America’s VetDogs is also hosting a virtual run/walk for those that live far away and cannot attend. Dogs are welcome to join you on your run/walk too!

  • Date for in person run/walk is Saturday, July 29, 2023.
  • Date for virtual is Saturday, July 22, 2023 through Saturday, July 29, 2023.
All top runners in each age category will receive a limited edition America’s VetDogs 20th Anniversary medal! 

$35 Register

Day of Race Registration:
$40 for civilians

Virtual Participation Registration: (no shirt)
$25 walk in your own community


We encourage all participants to ask family, friends and colleagues to sponsor your efforts.  For any questions, please contact  Kim Grossmann via email at or via phone at 631-930-9035.
Learn more about our mission at

Race Packet Pick-Up
Packet pick-up will be held from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 28 at America's VetDogs campus.
No tours of the training center will be conducted at this time. 
For those that cannot come to packet pick-up, registered participants can pick-up their swag bag, t-shirts and bibs on race day between the hours of 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford, NY.

Directions to the America’s VetDogs campus:
We are located at 371 East Jericho Turnpike (a.k.a. East Main Street/Middle Country Road/Route 25) Smithtown, NY 11787.   
When you arrive to campus, you will see a small white building off of Jericho Tpke (you will see the digital sign off of the road.) Please turn slowly in and drive down the driveway, once down you will see the gazebo. Park in any open parking spot and walk over to the gazebo for pick up.

From Long Island: Long Island Expressway to Exit 56, Route 111 North. Follow Route 111 North until Route 25. At the intersection, make a right turn onto Route 25 (Jericho Turnpike). Follow Route 25 East for 1 mile. The Foundation is on the left, across the street from the Toyota dealership. 
Northern State Parkway East until it ends, which will place you on Route 347. Continue on 347, bearing left when the road splits. Make a left turn onto Terry Road. (At intersection, there is a 7-11 store and Walgreens on the left where you will turn left.) Continue on Terry for about one mile, until it ends. At the light, make a right turn, heading East, onto Route 25 (Jericho Turnpike/Middle Country Road/Main Street). The Foundation is about a quarter-mile down the road, on the left.

Legendary Sponsor:

Veolia/Lauren Sternberg

Freedom Sponsor: 

Modern Technology Solutions

Liberty Sponsor:

D & B Engineers and Architects
The Sapraicone Family

Justice Sponsor: 

Bulovas Restorations
Pupfish Sustainability
Pet Supplies Plus 
F.W. Sims LLC

Independence Sponsor: 

Bancker Construction Corporation
Bussani Mobility Team
Cerini & Associates
Comprehensive Financial
Founders Group at Morgan Stanley
Veterinary Center of East Northport
HUB International
American Dream Abstract Inc

Sponsorship Opportunities

Please consider one of our sponsorship packages for the 9th Annual 5K Run & Dog Walk.
  • $300 Pioneer: Receives a course sign with logo recognition and a VetDogs certificate.
  • $500 Independence: Receives a course sign with logo as well as t-shirt recognition.
  • $1,000 Justice: Receives all preceding sponsorship benefits AND business link on event page.
  • $2,500 Liberty: Receives all preceding sponsorship benefits AND recognition on welcome banner AND registration for 10 participants.
  • $5,000 Freedom: Receives all preceding sponsorship benefits AND logo on race bib AND registration for 25 participants.
  • $10,000 Legendary: Receives all preceding sponsorship benefits AND prominent logo displayed on t-shirts AND registration for 50 participants AND invitation to speak during closing program.
  • $15,000 Presenting: Receives all preceding sponsorship benefits AND prominent logo displayed on t-shirts AND registration for 75 participants AND invitation to speak during closing program. Company name to be included in media and marketing materials when possible.

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities HERE.



JULY 29, 2023

7:00 a.m.
Registration Desk Opens
Pre-Race Breakfast Available
VetDogs Merchandise Available for Sale
Informational Table

8:00 a.m.
Welcome Program
Graduate Speaker

8:15 a.m.
5K Timed Race Begins
Dog Walk to Follow Timed 5K Race
Various Water Stops

9:15 a.m.
Post-Race Awards Ceremony
Closing Remarks