Left Menu


« Back to Events

15th Annual Furry 5K

May 18, 9:00AM - May 18, 1:30PM

Start your eng... err we mean paws! IT'S THE FURRY 5K!

Calling all runners, walkers, and animal lovers!! Welcome to the 15th annual Cedar Bend Humane Society Furry 5K Run/Walk! Join us for a PAWtastic morning on Saturday, May 18th, 2024! This community fun run event is open to all animal lovers and their K-9 companions.

Participants will run twice around the scenic Big Woods Lake, joined by their furry friends, for an exciting adventure they won't forget! Also, get to visit sponsor booths and other family-friendly activities.

In celebration of our 15th annual event, we hope to bring more fun and excitement than ever before! Don't miss out!

Bring your dog!

Individuals with dogs are encouraged to bring their pets along for the fun while you complete the 5K. For everyone's safety, please no retractable leashes; leash lengths no longer than six feet; no female dogs in heat; dogs must be on a leash at all times; all dogs must be current on vaccines.

Don't have a dog? That's okay. If they are available, some adoptable dogs at CBHS will be there to cheer you on in a meet-and-greet area!

Taking photos and sharing videos is a must! Use #CBHSFurry5K to get involved on social media.

All proceeds raised at this event will be used to provide ongoing medical care at CBHS! Your participation is life-saving.

We hope to see you there!


May 18th, 2024

Race Starts at 9 am! Participants are encouraged to arrive between 7:45 - 8:45 am.

Big Woods Recreation Park South Shelter: 1228 Big Woods Road | Cedar Falls IA 50613

Registration: https://2024furry5k.eventbrite.com

Pre-registration will open on April 1st!

$45: Receive a commemorative CBHS Furry 5K t-shirt and a swag bag from our sponsors. To guarantee a t-shirt and a swag bag, you must register no later than May 7th at Noon.

T -shirt Pick Up

Thursday, May 16th from 3:00 - 6:00 pm & Friday, May 17th from 12:00 - 3:00 pm.

Cedar Bend Humane Society | Adoption Building Parking Lot |1166 W. Airline Hwy, Waterloo, IA 50703

*Rain or Shine Event*

K92.3 | The Scoop | Fleet Farm | Raygun | VGM | Camp Run A Mutt

Woodruff Construction | PDCM | Scooter's Coffee


Add event to: ICal Outlook Google Calendar

Get in Touch

Cedar Bend Humane Society

1166 West Airline Highway 
Waterloo, IA 50703-9634



Adoption Center Hours
Open daily: 12pm - 6pm

Intake Center Hours
Open daily: 9am - 5pm
Closed daily 12pm - 1pm for lunch

Waterloo Animal Control Hours

Open daily: 7am - 4pm



Cedar Falls Animal Control Phone