Huntington Tails & Trails Festival, where there is something for everyone, including man's best friend! Huntington Tails & Trails will feature a 5K and 1 Mile Dog Walk. The event will be held at Evergreen Park on Saturday, October 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sign up starting 9:30 a.m. for the 10:30 .a.m. 5K or the 1 Mile Dog Walk* that will follow a beautiful trail with views of the Wabash River and Wildflower Prairies.
Dogs may do the 5K, but need to be at the end of the group and give at least 5-minute lead to the runners and walkers.
If running isn’t your thing, then be sure to check out the several festival activities before and after the race. There will be Live music with Garry Jones , Food Trucks, Market Shops, Scavenger Hunt, Dog Lure course, & Dog Group Demonstrations.
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.: There will be Trick-or-Treating with vendors at the market followed by a Costume Parade & Contest for Humans & their Four-Legged companions. Judging categories: Most Creative, Funniest, and group/look-a-like (Dog Friendly.)
*Those who sign up for the race before September 23 are guaranteed a race shirt. There is something for everyone so dust off those running shoes and lawn chairs and come out and join us.
The event is hosted by HARTA (Huntington Area Recreational Trails Association) & the Huntington County Humane Society. Proceeds from event registrations and sponsors will go toward supporting the upcoming Erie trail expansion, trail amenities, trail signage, lifesaving medical care, spays, and neuters for the shelter animals.
Each human participant will receive a t-shirt and each doggie participant will receive a doggie goodie bag.
YOU MUST REGISTER BEFORE SEPTEMBER 23 TO SECURE YOUR RACE T-SHIRT
Early Bird: - $15
Registration - $20 before the day of.
Day of registration- $30
*NEW* STUDENT REGISRATION: $10 (must be 22 and under, price shown at checkout)
Day of Student : $15