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. Bark in the Park is a charity event hosted by PVMA's charitable arm, Animal Care PA.

Animal Care PA proudly presents the 11th Annual

Bark in the Park 5K &

1-Mile Dog Walk

on Sunday, October 18, 2020, at City Island in Harrisburg!

Attendees 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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Fetch your sneakers and get ready to race or walk the 1-mile track. Both courses begin on scenic City Island, Harrisburg, PA. The USATF Certified 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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How much does it cost?

Online registration prices are:

Adult 5K Run $30.00
Adult 1-Mile Walk $30.00
Child 5K Run
(ages 3-11)
Child 1-Mile Walk
(ages 3-11)

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

Schedule of Events

9:00 am: Registration/Raffles Begin
10:00 am: 5K Run
10:30 am: Dog Walk
11:00 am: Costume Parade/Raffles Close
11:30 am: Awards