31st Annual Run / Walk for the Animals!
Sunday May 19th, Alton Baker Park

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

On Your Barks, Get Set, Go! Alton Baker Park goes to the dogs AGAIN! on Sunday May 19th, 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 18th 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 5,000 animals in 2024.

Prizes for Bark in the Park Fundraisers and Participants

Ribbons 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+

Bark in the Park 2024 Leashes will be awarded to:
Fastest Furballs (top three dogs)

Prizes for:
Meeting Fundraising Goals (see prizes here)
Top Individual Fundraiser (see prizes here)
Top Team Fundraiser (see prizes here)

Plus, prizes will be given for a variety of fun and spontaneous contests at the main stage!

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

Tuesday May 14th: 4:30 - 6:30
5th St. Public Market Alley 

Thursday May 16th: 4:30 - 6:30
All American Pet
1833 Pioneer Pkwy E, Springfield 

Saturday May 18th: 3:00 - 6:00
Alton Baker Park
100 Day Island Rd. Eugene

Sunday May 19th: 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: