Saturday, October 15, 20168:00 am CDT
204 N C M Allen Pkwy
San Marcos, Texas 78666

The PET FEST 5K and Fun Run will be run along the beautiful San Marcos River trails.

The event is part of the PetFest, which is an annual event to raise money for PALS: Prevent a Litter of Central Texas

The mission of the Pet Prevent a Litter (PALS) of Central Texas is to help end pet overpopulation and pet homelessness. 

PALS is dedicated to promoting responsible pet care through community education and spay/neuter programs for those in need.

Just Fix It! One litter is too many.


The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 8:00 AM

The all-ages Fun Runs will start at 9:00 AM

There are 2 different distances to choose from for the Fun Run – 1 mile and ¼ mile.

Restrained dogs (6 foot leash or less) over 4 months of age with nice manners may participate with their owners.

Entry Fees:

Early Registration (postmarked or online by 9/21)
5K Run - $20.00
Fun Run - $15.00

Late Registration (after 9/21)
5K Run or Walk - $25
Fun Run - $15.00

Kids under 12 may participate in the Fun Run without receiving a t-shirt for $5.00. There is no fee for dogs.

Packet Pickup: Race-day registration and packet pick-up will be at the Fish Hatchery in Plaza Park from 7AM to 8AM (until 9AM for Fun Run).

In the 5K, the overall and masters male and female winners and the top 3 male and female finishers in each age division will receive Paw Print medals.

14 &under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 &Over


The top 3 dogs running with female humans and the top 3 dogs running with male humans will receive medals.

All children under 12 in the Fun Run will receive finishers’ awards.


David Donnelly,, 512-787-1388