Race Info

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5K Race, 1 Mile Walk, Kids' Races and More

The 2017 Geneseo Bark in the Park event will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2017.


Here is a map to the Geneseo City Park, Geneseo IL (map to park).

ROUTE CHANGE FOR THE 2017 RACE DUE TO CONSTRUCTION AT SOUTHWEST SCHOOL

Volunteers please check blog for latest instructions and assignments.

  • 5K Run / Walk at 8:00 AM
    Includes a Race T-shirt and Packet
    $20 early registration (through 6/25 at 11:59 PM Central)
    $25 registration (6/26 through 7/22 at 11:59 PM Central)
    5K Race Map: 5 K route (pdf)  (interactive map)
  • 1 Mile Walk with or without Dog(s) at 8:10 AM
    Strollers & Wheelchairs Welcome
    Includes a Race T-shirt & Dog Gift.
    PLUS all participants receive a finishing ribbon.
    $20 early registration (through 6/25 at 11:59 PM Central)
    $25 registration (6/26 through 7/22 at 11:59 PM Central)
    1 Mile Walk Map: 1 Mile route (pdf)  (interactive map)
  • Kids' Races at 8:45 AM
    Includes packet & complimentary tickets for games after the races
    PLUS all kids receive a finishing medal!
    $5 registration
    Kids' Race Map: Kids' Races (pdf)  (interactive map)
  • Pet Contest (after the races)
    • Emcee:  Molly Reel
    • Best Costume
    • Best Dog & Owner Costume Duo
    • Youngest Puppy
    • Smallest Dog
    • Largest Dog
    • Best Talking Dog
    • Longest Ears
    • Best Follower of Commands
    • Best Trick
    • Loudest Support
    • Most Uniquely Marked Coat
    • Most Look-alike Dog & Owner
  • Family Rate (must register 3 or more family members at the same time).
    No T-shirt, Packet, or Kids' Game tickets
    $30 registration
  • T-Shirt Purchase Only
    After the race - subject to availability
    $10 each - Small, Medium, Large, X-large
    $13 each - 2XL and 3X