Mutt Strut 5k


Mutt Strut 5K Run & Walk-A-Thon 

Saturday September 30th, 2023
9:00 AM

Mutt Strut 5K is a dog-friendly 5K run/walk-a-thon benefiting the thousands of animals cared for each year at Tails Humane Society. The race route follows the DeKalb Nature Trail, beginning and ending at beautiful Hopkins Park. You can also join virtually from anywhere! Enjoy a scenic run with friends or family while benefiting homeless animals. Join us and run for the rescues!

NEW this year: We are partnering with Run for the Dogs for our race! Come enjoy the same dog-friendly run/walk at Hopkins Park, with a few extra perks and new shirt designs!

Race Details

  • Dog friendly (no choke or prong collars, please)
  • 5K course with option 1 mile track
  • Chip timing and live results
Included with your registration:
  • Short Sleeve T-Shirt
  • Finisher Medal
  • Collapsible Water Bowl
  • Finish Line Treats For  Dogs and Humans

Race Fees

Early Bird Registration through April 30th:

  • $25 per in-person runner/walker
  • $35 per virtual participant (shipping included)

After April 30th:

  • $30 per in-person participant
  • $40 per virtual participant (shipping included)

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