If you are interested in registering for this year's Bark in the Park, please note that the registration link will send you to the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association's (PVMA) website. PVMA's charitable arm is Animal Care PA and they host Bark in the Park, and will be handling online registrations.

Animal Care PA proudly presents the 10th Annual

Bark in the Park 5K &

1-Mile Dog Walk

Sunday, October 27, City Island, Harrisburg

Run, walk or skip your way to the finish line and help us
raise money to feed and care for animals in need!


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Fetch your sneakers and get ready to race on our USATF certified course or our 1-mile dog walk. Both courses begin on scenic City Island, Harrisburg, PA. The 5K course extends to Harrisburg’s Riverfront Park.

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Have even more fun on race day when you and/or your dog dress up in costume and participate in our costume contest! Prizes in several categories will be awarded to individuals, dogs, individuals with dogs, and groups.

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Help us raise money to provide veterinary care for animals in need by becoming a sponsor. Your monetary donation directly helps to provide veterinary care and treatment, often life-saving, to animals in need.

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Schedule of Events

7:30 am: Registration / Raffles Begin
8:45 am: 5K Run
9:00 am: 1-Mile Dog Walk
9:30 am: Costume Parade / Raffles Close
10:00 am: Awards