General Information

Join us for our 2nd annual 5k run/walk. Paws in the Park is one of Cascades Humane Society’s largest fundraisers of the year!  Paws in the Park 2020 is on Saturday, September 19, 2020 and features a beautiful 5k run/walk through the charming Sparks Foundation Park (aka Cascades Falls Park).  Leashed dogs are welcome to attend and participate in the event. 

NEW this year! Paws in the Park Virtual 5k.  Can’t make the race, but want to support CHS and our furry friends? This virtual race you can complete on your own time and at your favorite place.  Run, jog, walk, or roll whenever it is convenient to you. Your t-shirt, bib, and medal will be mailed out on June 8th to the address you provide at sign up.  Remember to use Strava, RunKeeper, MapMyRun or your preferred APP to keep track of your route and mileage. 

Race Swag

-Official 2020 Paws in the Park T-Shirt

-Unique Finisher’s Medal


Awards for top 3 in each age group will be awarded, male and female. We will also be celebrating our canine participants, top dog awards will be given to the first 3 dogs to cross the finish line!

Age Groups: 15 and under, 16 to 19, 20 to 24, 25 to 29, 30 to 34, 35 to 39, 40 to 44, 45 to 49, 50 to 54, 55 to 59, 60 to 64, 65 to 69, 70 +


The race will be chip timed by the Michigan Running Foundation


Come out and help support the runners and walkers and keep our furry friends safe on the course.

We need volunteers for the following:
-Course marshals
-Water Stations

Email Kathie Ramsey at [email protected] to sign up!

September 19, 2020


5k Run/Walk
September 19, 2020 (Saturday) - 09:00
3.1 miles
Solo Charity/Fund raising Road
Virtual 5k
September 19, 2020 (Saturday)
3.1 miles
Solo Charity/Fund raising Road
Anywhere Virtual Race
1.3 Mile Walk
September 19, 2020 (Saturday) - 09:15
1.3 miles
Solo Charity/Fund raising Road


Sep 19 2020 : Clear throughout the day.
4.4°C - 16.1°C (39.9°F - 60.9°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-09-11


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