6th Annual Panting for Paws 5K and Virtual Run

Join us for the 6th Annual Panting for Paws 5K. It will be at West Florence High School. There will be finisher medals, music, food, and activities for the kids. Come help us support the homeless dogs & cats to get healthy and find their furever homes. There will also be adoptable dogs & puppies there.

All proceeds go toward helping the homeless dogs and cats of the Darlington County Humane Society Shelter, Florence Humane Society, Carolina Kitties, Lucky Dog Rescue, and to help get SNIP reopened.

Can’t make it on that day? You can participate in our Virtual Run! You will still get your tee shirt, and medal! Use the link to sign up and click on Virtual Runner.

Race will be rain or shine! 

Don't want to run or walk? Come volunteer! Make a Donation!

I'm Adopted!

We are proud to be a part of the Pee Dee Grand Prix Series sponsored by Simply Timing

Panting for Paws 5K:
-Type: 5K, and Virtual 5K
-Date: September 28, 2024
-Start Time: 5K - 9:00 am
-Location: West Florence High School
-Address: 221 N Beltline Drive, Florence
-Proceeds: Local Shelter & Dog/Cat Rescues
-Visit with dogs/puppies that are available for adoption
-Music and Food 
-Part of the Pee Dee Grand Prix 

Course Map:

Course Map - 5K

Tee Shirt Cut Off September 11th. After that, shirts and sizes are not guaranteed! 

Shirt Sizes:
Adult – S, M, L, XL, XXL
Youth- S, M, L

Awards: (Overall Awards are based on Gun Time)

1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Dog
5k Overall Male / Female  1st, 2nd, 3rd
5k Age Group Awards for Male / Female  1st, 2nd, 3rd

Age Groups:
Under 10, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-65, 65-69, 70+

Race Fees:

  • Virtual Race: $35 by 9/11 
  • Registration Price: 5K $35

Packet Pickup Location and Time: Friday, 9/22 @ 4:30 - 6:00
Location: West Florence High School

Day of Race Same Location from 7:15am - 8:45 am

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Event Special Notes:
There will be a virtual 5k available for those unable to attend in person
Strollers are welcome
You can listen to music while running
Pets are welcome at this event
Finishers medals for all who complete the 5k

Race Director: 
Lisa Raison,, 843-598-1532


When & Where

Sep 28, 2024


9:00 AM

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