Registration Opens for Bark in the Dark Run

Photo from Humane Society West Michigan Facebook page

The Humane Society of West Michigan will hold its fifth annual Bark in the Dark run/walk in October and participants can begin registering for the event now.

The Humane Society said anyone who registers by Friday can use the coupon code EARLYBIRD to receive a $5 discount on the registration fee. Tickets without the discount are $35.

Bark in the Dark takes place on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Riverside Park. The event includes a family and dog friendly glow-in-the-dark 5k and 1-mile fun run/walk.

All proceeds from the event benefit Humane Society of West Michigan, a non-profit that promotes humane treatment and responsible care of animals in West Michigan through education, example, placement and protection.

Schedule of Events

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Registration/check-in and pre-race festivities including: a photo booth, face painting, give-aways and more

6:30 p.m. – Run/walk begins

6:45 p.m. – 9 p.m. – After the race stick around for our post-race celebration featuring a beer tent and complimentary treats. Each registered adult will receive a free drink for the beer tent. Friends & family will be able to purchase beverages using cash or card. Don’t forget your ID.

*Photo courtesy of Humane Society of West Michigan

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