Mutt Strut 5K

Sat September 11 - Sun September 19, 2021 DeKalb, IL 60115 US Directions

In-Person Runners

$15 - $30 09/19 10:00AM CDT
Events: 5K Run/Walk - Adult (In-Person) 5K Run/Walk - Youth (In-Person)

Virtual Runners

$15 - $30 09/11 10:00AM CDT
Events: Virtual 5K - Adult Virtual 5K - Youth
Hopkins Park
1403 Sycamore Rd
DeKalb, IL US 60115

Mutt Strut is a dog-friendly 5K run/walk-a-thon benefiting the over 3,300 animals cared for each year at Tails Humane Society. Tails is 100% donor and service funded, which means we can’t provide our live-saving services to homeless pets without support from animal lovers like you!

This year’s Mutt Strut 5K will be held both virtually and in-person. However you choose to participate, you will be helping homeless animals!

Race Details

  • In-person: Join us at Hopkins Park in DeKalb on Sunday, September 19th to run/walk your 5k.
  • Virtual: Run/walk your 5k on your own between September 11-19,2021. Send us a photo in your Mutt Strut gear! Virtual runners will not be eligible for awards.
  • T-shirts for the people*
  • Dog bandanas for the pups*

*Race gear is only guaranteed if you register by the deadline. In-person runners register by  September 8th. Virtual runners register by August 23rd to allow time for shipping.

Race Contact Info

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Corporate Sponsors

Thank you to our Sponsors

  • Banner Up Signs
  • Bethany Animal Hospital
  • Bissell Pet Foundation
  • Cortand Animal Hospital
  • Cresswood Shredding Machinery
  • DeKalb Mechanical
  • DeKalb Sycamore Motors
  • DEVNET, Inc.
  • Elburn Animal Hospital
  • First National Bank
  • Harris and Associates-Attorneys at Law
  • Heartland Bank
  • Honey Hill Orchard
  • Illini Security Systems
  • Illinois Community Credit Union
  • Kammes Colorworks, Inc.
  • Ken's Auto Center
  • Lodi Tap House
  • Coldwell Banker-Maria-Pena Graham
  • Martin Sign Service
  • OC Creative
  • Petco Foundation
  • PrairieView Animal Hospital
  • Provident Direct
  • Redfin
  • Rose Law
  • Schnucks
  • Seymour of Sycamore
  • Shaw Media
  • St. Paul Episcopal Church
  • Standard Roofing Company
  • Sycamore Animal Hospital
  • Sycamore DeKalb Auto Group
  • TechPro
  • The Suter Co. 

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