Canicross

Taking part in canicross involves you and your dog working as a team to complete a cross-country run. You wear a waist belt which attaches via a 2-metre bungee line to your dog’s harness. Both you and your dog will then run, with your dog taking the lead from the start line to the finish.
German Shepherd Dog running with person behind
New to canicross

Canicross is a great way for you and your dog to enjoy the great outdoors together, as well as stay fit. Learn how to take part.

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Dog running out in front with person behind
Already competing in canicross?

Learn more about how to participate in canicross competitions licensed by The Kennel Club.

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Want to set up a canicross competition?

Dog running out in front

Are you a show organiser? This section includes key information about running a canicross competition, including making schedules, dealing with incidents and organising insurance.