Building a compassionate community
through the care of companion animals

Mutt Strut 5K Run & Walk-A-Thon

Saturday, September 14, 2019

10:00 AM

About The Race

Mutt Strut 5K is a dog-friendly 5K run/walk-a-thon benefiting the over 2,900 animals cared for each year at Tails Humane Society. The race route follows the DeKalb Nature Trail, beginning and ending at beautiful Hopkins Park. Enjoy a scenic run with friends or family while benefiting homeless animals. Join us and run for the rescues!

 Race Details

  • Dog friendly (no choke or prong collars, please)
  • Chip timing for better accuracy
  • Fast online results emailed to each participant
  • T-shirts for the people*
  • Dog bandannas for the pups*

*Guaranteed ONLY for pre-registered participants

Race Fees

There is a $30 registration fee for adults (18 years or older) and $15 for youth runners (under 18 years old).

All youth walkers are FREE!

DAY OF REGISTRATION AVAILABLE – Saturday, 9/14 beginning at 8:30 AM in the shelter beginning at Hopkins Park. Day of registration is $35 for adults and $15 for youth runners. Youth walkers are always free (t-shirt not included).

Packet Pick Up

Friday, 9/13/19 from 4:30-6:30 PM in the shelter building at Hopkins Park

Saturday, 9/14/19 beginning at 8:30 AM in the shelter building at Hopkins Park

Age Groups & Awards

  • Medals and gift baskets will be awarded to top male and female finisher with a dog and top male and female finisher without a dog
  • Top male and female finishers in the following categories will receive a medal:

Under 12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+