The 5k Run With the Big Dogs will kick off the Bark in the Park event,
Saturday, July 16. Start your day E-A-R-L-Y with the third annual 5k Run
With the Big Dogs and 1 mile Stroll.
Owners are encouraged to run or walk with their dogs for even more fun!
Registration is from 6-6:45 a.m. and the race begins at 7a.m.
The race will start and end in the Duneland Resale parking lot at 8th and
Broadway. Dogs must be on a leash (6 ft. max) at all times, and must have
current rabies inoculations.
The cost for the 5k is $20, and $10 for the 1 mile walk; 1 mile walk family
rate $25. The family rate includes parents with children under 12 years of
age, and includes two T-shirts. Race day registrations are not guaranteed a
For more information, contact Race Director, Paul Stofko, at (219) 873-6296,
The registration form may be downloaded at www.DuneBig.com - follow the
After the race, come enjoy the rest of the day at Bark in the Park in Thomas
Park in downtown Chesterton.
Bark in the Park runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and features rescue organizations,
shelters, pet services, obedience demos, games and activities for pets and
owners, and most fun of all - contests with great prizes for canines and
New this year - Bounce N Around will be on hand with bounce houses for the