Saturday October 13, 2018|9:00 a.m. | View The 2016 Race Video | View The 2017 Race Video (by KeenDog Training)


Race Overview

Grab your running buddy and mark your calendars now! Registration is officially open!.

Join us Saturday, October 13th for our fourth annual RescueMe 5K at McApline Creek Park in Charlotte!

Proceeds from the RescueMe 5K benefit the American Pit Bull Foundation’s program Operation Sidekick which is dedicated to training and providing rescued service dogs to veterans battling Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

The race kicks off at 9am for runners and walkers.

Games, vendors, contests, beer, food, and lots of family fun are to be had at this year’s RescueMe 5k to benefit the American Pit Bull Foundation and our community program helping veterans and canines.

Packet Pickup Information:
Packet Pickup is Friday, October 12th between 11am and 7pm at Omega Sports in the Park Road Shopping Center, Charlotte. All participants receive 20% off any purchase at Omega Sports during Packet Pickup. You can register at Packet Pickup for the race. Packets may also be picked up starting at 7:30am at McAlpine Creek Park the morning of the race. Registrations must be in and packets must be picked up no later than 8:45am.

Registration is open! First 150 registrants will receive an early bird gift!

Registration included (including virtual runners):

  • The Official 2018 Race T-Shirt
  • Dog Registrants – Drinking Buddy or Running Buddy Bandana
  • Goodies From Sponsors
  • More details to come!
Register Today!
Can’t run, but still want to support? Become a Virtual Runner (and receive all the Registration Goodies).

Top Dog
$7500(One Available)
  • Bully Buddies Package Plus
  • Company listed as “presenting sponsor” and name/logo integrated into all of the event’s branding & promotional materials
  • Company logo spotlighted on Rescue Me Run website as Presenting Sponsor
  • Logo on promotional fliers distributed to Charlotte area businesses
  • Premium logo placement on race T-Shirt
  • Company advertisement or personalized message on 2 Course Route markers
  • Company logo printed on souvenir dog bandanas and commemorative pint glasses
  • 10 Complimentary race entries
Bully Buddies
$3000(Ten Available)
  • Fast Fido Package Plus
  • Logo spotlighted on this website as a main sponsor
  • Personalized Message on 1 Course Route Markers
  • Inclusion in the APBF Newsletter
  • 20′ x 20′ Tent Space Festival Area
  • 5 Complimentary Race Entries
Fast Fido
$1500No Limit
  • Cool Canines Package Plus
  • Company Logo on Rescue Me 5K website
  • Announcement of sponsorship on Race & APBF social media platforms in the form of a photo
  • Preferred placement of Company logo on race T-shirt
  • Company Banner Displayed at “Start / Finish Line”
  • Inclusion in Runner Virtual Goodie Bags (provided by company)
  • 4 Complimentary Race Entries
Cool Canines
$500No Limit
  • Logo on Race T-Shirt
  • 10′ x 10′ Tent Space Festival Area
  • Announcement on Race & APBF Social Platforms
Furry Friends
$250No Limit
  • Tent Space Festival Area.