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P&A Race for our Retrievers

Saturday, October 14, 2023


On your mark, get set, GO!

Register to race in our 5K or 1 mile run/walk! Both start at 9:00am at the Cynwyd Heritage Trail at Bala Cynwyd Park.


Top male, female, and child in the 5K will win a prize.

Every participant receives a medal and t-shirt.


Leading up to the run, challenge your loved ones to help support our team too by becoming a fundraiser!


Wish you could run the race but aren't available?

Donate in lieu of running!

Peer to Peer Fundraising

Ask your family and friends to donate on your behalf to support our pups. 
Become a fundraiser or join/create a team and win some amazing prizes:
  • Raise $100: Get a free entry (includes t-shirt and a 5k or 1-mile run/walk entry)
  • Raise $500: Get a free entry and a 30-minute visit from a P&A pup at your home, work or school!
  • Raise $1,000: Get a free entry and a "Community K-9" 1-hour interactive presentation about service dogs for a group of up to 25 students/guests at your school, work or other org!
  • Raise $2,500: Get a free entry and get to be a "trainer for a day" at Paws and Affection HQ!
We can't do what we do without people like you - Thank you!
Become a Fundraiser

Countdown to Race day!

Click the button below to check out an interactive map of the 5K route!

5k Map

A map of Cynwyd Heritage trail with a bolded line for the 5k course


Paws and Affection is a nonprofit 501c3 with the mission of training and placing service, facility, and companion dogs with young people who have a range of disabilities in the greater Philadelphia area and to educate the public about service dogs and their role in the community. Our goal is to empower these children with independence and confidence by matching them with amazing dogs.

Interested in Learning More About P&A?

We will contact you with more information about our team of pups!

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