Mutt Strut 5K

Oak Park, IL

A dog friendly 5K Run/Walk to benefit homeless animals.


Animal Care League’s
Mutt Strut 5K Run/Walk 

Run, Walk, or Wag to help homeless animals on
Saturday September 7th!

5K Run/Walk $40.00
5K Run/Walk Kids 6-12 years old $25.00
Virtual Runner $50.00
Dog Participant - FREE! First 150 of dogs registered receive a FREE dog bandana

Registration includes: an official Mutt Strut event t-shirt, a re-usable tote bag with sponsor give-aways, awards for the Top Male and
Top Female runners and

a great after party!

Be sure to stay for the after party with food, music, lawn games, contests, and sponsor give-aways.  Canine walkers can also take advantage of a post-walk massage!

Animal Care League hopes to make this year's Mutt Strut 5K one of our most fun and most successful fundraising events of the year!  While sponsorships and registration fees work to cover the costs of making the event fun for our attendees, pledges raised by runners and walkers work to provide food, shelter, medical care and hope to our shelter animals.  We know how passionate you are about animals and have asked that everyone participating work to raise a minimum of $160.00.
Set up your personal fundraisng page at the time of registration.

On race day, awards will be given to our Top 3 fundraisers!

Want to strut your mutt!?  Enter one of our pet contests.  Be prepared to get on stage and show off as judges make final decisions on winners in the following areas:

Best Canine Costume-this category speaks for itself! Show off Fido's funniest/cutest costume.  Please be sure that costumes are weather appropriate and allow your dog to comfortably and safely participate in the 3 mile walk.
Best Dog/Owner Costume Combo-show how bonded you and your canine companion are with a combo costume such as ketchup & mustard, or Luke and Princess Leia!  Please be sure that costumes are weather appropriate and allow your dog to comfortably and safely participate in the 3 mile walk.
Owner/Dog Look Alike-Do friends and family tell you that you and your pooch resemble each other?  Enter in this category for a chance at a prize!
Cutest/Sweetest Bully Breed: Show off your Bully Ambassador by showcasing how sweet and adorable pit bull type dogs can be!
Muttiest Mutt-Is your pooch a strange or unlikely breed mix that has resulted in pure perfection? Enter in this area and let the judges decide who is the muttiest mutt!
Musical Mutts (limited sign-up)-This is a fun spin on musical chairs!  When the music stops, get your pooch to "sit".  The last dog standing will be "out"!

Contest sign up will open at 8AM on race day.

For more detailed event information and sponsorship information visit our website at

When & Where

Sep 7, 2019


9:00 AM

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