30th Annual Run / Walk for the Animals!
Sunday May 21st, Alton Baker Park

5K & 10K Run starts at 8:30 AM
2K Walk starts at 9:45 AM

early on-line registration is closed


On Your Barks, Get Set, Go! Alton Baker Park goes to the dogs AGAIN! on Sunday May 21st, when over 1,000 dogs and their people leash up for a 10K, 5K, or 2K run/walk in the park. There's the run, the walk, canine activities, vendor booths, demonstrations, and more!

Pre-registration until May 20th is $35 and includes a doggie bandana or $50 with a doggie bandana and a t-shirt for humans. Day-of Registration is $40 with a bandana or $55 with a bandana and shirt (while supplies last.) Children age 12 and under are free to register and may purchase a t-shirt!

Fundraise for the animals! With your help we hope to raise $100,000 to help care for over 3,400 animals in 2023.

Prizes for Bark in the Park Fundraisers and Participants

Awards will be given for:

Fastest Male, Female, and Non-binary Runners
12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Fastest Furballs (top five dogs)
Meeting Fundraising Goals (see prizes here)
Top Individual Fundraiser (see prizes here)
Top Team Fundraiser (see prizes here)

Pet/Person Look-Alike
Best Pet Trick
Pet/Person Karaoke and more!

Save time with pre-event packet pick-up
and in-person registration (multiple dates & locations):

Tuesday May 16th: 4:30 - 6:30
5th St. Public Market Alley 

Thursday May 18th: 4:00 - 6:00
All American Pet
1833 Pioneer Pkwy E, Springfield

Saturday May 20th: 3:00 - 6:00
Alton Baker Park
100 Day Island Rd. Eugene

Sunday May 21st: 7:00 AM
Alton Baker Park, 100 Day Island Rd. Eugene
Day-of packet pickup and registration opens at 7:00 AM

Because of the expected turn-out, the walk and run start at separate times:

5K & 10K Run starts at 8:30 AM
2K Walk starts at 9:45 AM

Interested in the course maps? Here they are: