Barks & Rec 5k

Barks & Rec Classes

Dates & Times vary by season

Barks & Rec combines the best of Mansfield’s parks with the pups our residents love so much into a unique combination of fitness and furry fun. In the spring, sign up for a weekly run at Katherine Rose Memorial Park. Each participant is paired with a dog from Mansfield Animal Care & Control. In the fall you and a pup can explore Oliver Nature Park with a morning hike. Either way, you both get exercise, humans have extra motivation to show up and the dogs have a better chance at adoption with the increased exposure and socialization. Register here for Spring Barks & Rec running classes

Barks & Rec 5k

April 18, 2020 at 9am
James McKnight Park East

In April everyone is invited to join us for the Barks & Rec 5k, a fun run open to all. Each runner has the option to attend either solo, with their own dog or with a dog from an area shelter. After the race, enjoy fun & entertainment celebrating our four-legged friends, complete with food, games, shopping and discounted adoptions.


Register here for the 2020 Barks & Rec 5k on April 18.


Would you like to support this event, either as a business sponsor or booth vendor? Contact the event organizer for more info.