Red Dog's Dog Days is a free fitness program open to all members of the Lawrence, KS community.
If you haven't attended a workout before, joining us is simple. There's no cost to participate. Simply show up for any of the scheduled workouts and look for the check-in spot. During the Summer and Fall workout seasons you can earn a t-shirt!
Summer 2023 Workouts will start Saturday, 6/3. Saturday Fun Runs will start 6/3 and Summer Workouts (6am & 6pm) will start Monday, 6/5.
T-Shirts: You will need to complete 22 workouts for a Summer shirt; the count can include Two-a-Days and Saturday runs to get there faster
Has-Beens 2023 Workouts are starting 6/3. See the for more details.
Summer 2023 Information — Beginning Saturday, 6/3!
We will be at Lawrence High School for weekday workouts and at the Lied Center of Kansas for Saturday Fun Runs. Summer Dog Days are Monday through Thursday at 6am and 6pm and Saturday Fun Runs at 7am.
Those of you that live outside of Lawrence, and are unable to actually attend due to distance, can register on our website and earn a t-shirt. Weekly workouts will be posted as well.
Monday through Thursday
- 6am — Lawrence High School (1901 Louisiana St.) on the football field.
- 6pm — Lawrence High School (1901 Louisiana St.) on the football field.
Saturday "Fun Run"
- 7:00am — Lied Center of Kansas (1600 Stewart Dr, KU West Campus)
For Summer Workouts, you need to complete a set number of workouts for a Summer T-shirt. In 2023, you will need to complete 22 workouts. Remember, you can do Two-a-Days and Saturday Fun Runs to get to your count.
For Saturday Fun Runs, you need to complete 5 Saturday runs for a Saturday T-shirt (sleeveless).
Red Dog's Dog Days is generally held rain or shine. But:
- If there has been lightning within 20 miles within half an hour of any workout start time, we will cancel that workout.
- Weekday 6 a.m. morning workouts, if it is raining hard half an hour before start time, we will cancel that workout.
- Weekday 6 p.m. evening workouts, if it is a light rain, we will work out as planned.
- Saturday Fun Runs, if it is raining hard half an hour before start time, we will most likely cancel the workout.
Any changes or cancellations will be communicated via the Red Dog's Dog Days mobile text alert system.
We want everyone to be safe as well as healthy!
Sign up for Mobile Text Alerts
In the event of lightening or other last-minute conditions that require us to switch locations or cancel a workout, notification will be made on the Red Dog's Dog Days mobile text alert system.
You can subscribe online, you can scan the QR code at the right, or you can text DOGDAYS to 41372 to sign up.