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Lucky Dog 5K - Schaumburg

Sat March 16, 2024 Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 US



Open to ages 3+.



Lucky Dog 5K is all about Running (or Walking) and supporting amazing animal shelters! 

Join us on Saturday, March 16th, 2024 at 8:30am CST for an exciting "Lucky Dog Themed" event that features the scenic views of Busse Woods in Schaumburg, ILNEW this year:  My Lucky Dog Registration Dogs can score awesome race swag.  My Lucky Dog includes medal and doggie hoodie, and finish line treats! This race is a sure thing for a great doggy good time!  This race is timed and scored by J3 Timing.  Results will be posted at 

5k Registration Includes:

  • Short Sleeve T-Shirt (Upgrade to Long Sleeve T-Shirt)
  • Finisher Medal
  • 5k Run/Walk Entry
  • Chip Timed Race Bib
  • Live Race Results
  • Finish Line Treats For Humans and Dogs!

My Lucky Dog Registration Includes:

  • Doggie Hoodie
  • Finisher Medal
  • Finish Line Treats

Can I Run with My Pet?  Absolutely!  We are running to support pets, pet lovers, and animal charities!  So you can run or walk with or without your pet!

Is registration required for Dogs?  No.  Dogs are welcome to participate in the 5k and are not required to sign up.

Race Swag

Registration Includes:  Short Sleeve or upgrade to Long Sleeve T-Shirt, Race Bib, Finisher Medal

Optional Upgrades: Dog Hoodie and Doggie Finisher Medal


Busse Woods Grove 28
Busse Woods
Rolling Meadows, IL US 60008

Charity Partner-Animal House Shelter

This race benefits Animal House Shelter, a non-profit, 501(c)3, no kill shelter for all breeds of dogs and cats.  Thank you for your support of this event!  If you would like to make a donation CLICK HERE.   For more information about what we do, please check out our website at: 


Triple Dog Dare

Like Running or Walking 5k's?  Love Supporting amazing animal shelters?  Sign up for the Double Dog Dare and score 20% off by registering for multiple events!  Hint... select "no shirt" on the 2nd event to save an additional $5 off! 

Here is the current March Lineup of Events. 

March 16th - Schaumburg, IL (Animal House Shelter)

March 23rd - Milwaukee, WI (Rescue Gang)

March 24th - Kenosha, WI (Safe Harbor)

Referral Program

Got Friends?  Earn Cash Back by Signing up your Friends! 

5 Referrals = $25 CASH BACK!

  1. Register for the Race
  2. Copy and Paste the referral URL that you receive at checkout (you will also get the link in your confirmation email)
  3. Post the link on Social Media and Email to your friends
  4. Make sure to remind them click on YOUR link to register (rather than searching for the event online)

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup will be held on

Friday, March 15th  from 4-6:00 PM at

Extramile Running
31 West Schaumburg Road
Schaumburg, Illinois 60194


Packet pickup on race day will  start 1 hour before race time. 

Course Map

This is a simple out and back course on the Busse Woods Trail.  The route is super scenic and is paved and generally flat.  Friendly reminder... please make sure to bring doggie bags and pick up after your dog if they locate their own portable toilet along the course :-)  The course will be open to bikers and pedestrians so please try to stay to the right side of the route while running. 

Click Here for Interactive Course Map


Awards will be given in the following categories:

Overall Male/Female

Top 3 in Age Groups:

9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79 and 80 and over




1)  Busse Woods Grove 28:  limited spots available
     • Enter park at Golf Rd & Ring Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL
     • PLEASE CAR POOL if parking on site
2)  Atrium Event Center:  3800 Golf Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL
     • Parking across the street is recommended
     • Please use the spaces closest to the start/finish line (see map below)


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