This is one race which is happy to say they have gone to the dogs. The featured 5K, which begins at 10 am, is followed by a 1-mile walk for participants and their dogs. Over 150 runners and walkers registered for the 5K last year with Michael Dwomoh capturing the win in a course-record 17:09. Marissa Banks ran 21:13 in winning the women’s title – just 4 second slower than the course record she set in 2011. The race starts and finishes at the Wake Forest College Birth Place located on 450 North Main Street in Wake Forest. The entry fee for the 5K is $20 ($25 after October 5th, up to and including race day). The fees for 1-Mile Dog Walk are $15 and $20, respectively. In the 5K, awards will be presented to the first three males overall, to the first three females overall, and to the first-place finisher in each of the following age groups (both sexes): 15-under, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65-over. Profits from the event will benefit the Franklin County Humane Society in their goal to build an animal shelter where area pets and find safe refuge until they can be adopted to permanent homes.