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14 West Swanzey Road
Swanzey, NH, 03446
United States



Road Race & Walk

10th Annual Road Race & Pet-Friendly Walk

Come to Fast Friends on Saturday, March 30, 2019, for the 10th annual Road Race & Pet-Friendly Walk to support the Greyhounds!

The 4.5-mile Road Race winds around the beautiful Yale Forest with views of Mount Monadnock. For those who are not running enthusiasts, a 2-mile Pet-Friendly Walk along a scenic rail trail happens at the same time and is a non-competitive, low-impact way to have fun and support the Greyhounds.

This is a dog-friendly day so please bring yours to join in the fun!

All proceeds from the event will go to caring for the more than 40 retired racing Greyhounds and other sighthounds from around the world waiting for their forever families at Fast Friends. You can make even more of a difference for the Greyhounds by asking friends and family to sponsor you. Download the form

Event Details

All events will take place at:

Fast Friends Greyhound Adoption Center
14 West Swanzey Road
Swanzey, NH 03446

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Schedule of Events
9:15 am      2-Mile Walk, bring your 4-legged friend of any breed for a stroll through a scenic course
                        This is a non-competitive event!

9:30 am      4.5-Mile Race, prizes to top three males and females overall and in each age category
                        19 and under, 20–29, 30–39, 40–49, 50–59, 60+

11:00 am   Awards / Prize Ceremony: you must be present to claim your prize

Registration Fees
Adult:  $20 in advance / $25 on Race Day
Youth (under 18):  $10 in advance / $15 on Race Day
Family cap of $50/family


  • Professional Timing and Results by Tri-State Racing Service

  • USATF Certified Course [NH12004TY]

  • Results posted at

  • Post race refreshments

  • T-Shirts to first 200 entrants

current Course Record

  • Men: Eric Macknight 22:50 (2012)

  • Women: Hiedi Westover 26:15 (2012)

Results and photos from past events

Resources for Runners

Click image for a printable   COURSE MAP

Click image for a printable COURSE MAP


All animals must be leashed, one dog per person, handler must be 16 years old or older, or with parent. Handlers must take full responsibility for their animal’s behavior. Dogs must be current on rabies, distemper, and bordetella vaccinations, be on a flea preventative program, and be free of parasites to participate.


Download our 2019 Sponsor Package or contact Melissa at or 603-355-1556.


Click the button above to make a donation to the event with a credit card or PayPal.

If you would like to make a donation with a check, please make it payable to "Fast Friends" and send to PO Box 10093, Swanzey, NH 03446. Editors Pick