Paws for a Cause 5k & 1 Mile Run-Walk

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Thank you to everyone coming out and Thank you to all are wonderful sponsors for making this event possible. There were a lot of runners and walkers with their dogs!


We send a huge thank you for Meagan Gilbert Photography and all the wonderful photos she took at our Paws for a Cause race/walk!

Images are available at:


Grab your running shoes and join us for a run! 

September 23, 2017 | 9am | Ox Bow Park

dog-on-trail-run-thinkstockphotos-469648443T-shirt Order Cut Off Date: all participants registering before September 13 (Tuesday) at 5pm will be guaranteed a t-shirt. We will order some additional shirts but can’t guarantee shirts after this date.

Registration packet pick up will be on Friday, September 23 from 4-6 pm at the Humane Society of Elkhart County (54687 CR 19, Bristol, IN 46507) from 4-6pm and Saturday, September 24 from 8am – 8:30am before the race. The race starts at 9am.

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Please join the Humane Society of Elkhart County on Saturday, September 24 at Ox Bow Park in Goshen, IN for a  timed trail run/walk in a pleasant natural environment. Runners, walkers and their dogs will be gathering to enjoy time together, activities, great music and sharing with others.

Proceeds from this event focus on building a much needed new facility to serve the 4,400 plus animals admitted by the shelter each year. Over 53 different species of animals have been encountered as the Humane Society fulfills its role of animal control.

 Click to learn more about this campaign.


We welcome family and dogs to this event!*

5K $25 per entry-includes T-shirt
1M $15 per entry-includes T-shirt

Pet related vendors,
& other Family & Dog Activities!

For more information:

Register on line at:


Thank you to our Sponsors!



*By attending this event with your dog you are verifying that your canine is social with other animals and humans, young and old. Your dog is up to date on its vaccinations and will be on a maximum 6 foot leash and under your control at all times. Please be aware that dogs showing signs of illness, aggression to other animals or humans, or that are not contained on a 6 foot leash may be removed from the event/park. All pet walkers/runners are required to clean up after their pet and dispose of any and all pet waste properly. We appreciate your cooperation. There will be a park fee of $2 per auto to enter the park.