Looking for this year's Virtual Costume Contest? Click here to submit your photo and/or vote on other submissions.

Animal Care PA proudly presents the 11th Annual

 Virtual  Bark in the Park
5K, 10K, 1-Mile Race & Costume Contest

October 1-31, 2020

Registrants can run, skip or walk their way to the finish line to help us
raise money to FEED and CARE for animals in need!


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5K, 10K, & 1-Mile

Fetch your sneakers and get ready to race or walk anywhere you like during the month of October. You can also choose to run the USATF-certified 5K course which starts on City Island in Harrisburg and extends to Riverfront Park if you prefer.

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Have even more fun and participate in our virtual costume contest. Open to all race registrants. Dress up with your pets, take pics, upload them to our site, and collect votes. Winners will be announced the week of November 2, 2020.

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Help us raise money to provide food and veterinary care for animals in need by becoming a sponsor of Bark in the Park. Your monetary donation directly helps to FEED and CARE for animals in need. We have sponsorships for every budget!

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How much does it cost?

2020 t-shirt


Adults (ages 12+): $15.00
Youth (ages 3-11) $5.00

WITH T-Shirt*

Adults (ages 12+): $35.00
Youth (ages 3-11): $25.00


* Each registrant will have a $3.25 processing fee added to their registration.


All proceeds benefit Animal Care PA's core programs that FEED and CARE for animals in need.