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Join America’s VetDogs on Saturday, July 27, 2019, for the 5th Annual Long Island Run & Dog Walk. Proceeds will benefit America’s VetDogs, a leading provider of service dogs to veterans with disabilities.

Held at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford, consider a timed 5K race or a leisurely 2-mile family-friendly dog walk with or without your pup.

CLICK HERE for the 5K USA Triathlon route

We encourage all participants to ask family, friends and colleagues to sponsor your efforts. Prizes will be awarded to the top fundraisers. Download a "Pledge Sheet" HERE.

• Registration will open on March 1, 2019. Walk-up registration is also available on the day of the event.

• Pre-Event race packet pickup will be held on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 5:00p.m. to 7:30p.m. at Brands Cycle & Fitness, 1966 Wantagh Avenue, Wantagh, NY 11793.

• All TOP racers will receive a race medal. Click here to view categories.   

America's VetDogs relies on voluntary contributions to fund its mission. It costs over $50,000 to breed, raise, train, and place one assistance dog; however, there is never a charge to the individual.


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 Proceed Timed 5K Race
  • Various Water Stops
9:15 a.m.
Post-Race Awards Ceremony
  • Awards
  • Closing Remarks


From LIE (495) Follow I-495 E to South Service Rd in Old Westbury. Take exit 40W. Get on Wantagh State Pkwy in New Cassel from Brush Hollow Rd.  
Follow Wantagh State Pkwy to Merrick Rd in Wantagh. Take exit W6E from Wantagh State Pkwy. Turn right onto Merrick Rd.

From Southern State Parkway:  Follow Southern State Pkwy to Wantagh State Pkwy South to Merrick Rd in Wantagh. Take exit W6E from Wantagh State Pkwy. Turn right onto Merrick Rd

Cedar Creek Park Map