Category Archives: Pet Contest

Bark In The Park Pet Contest!

It is just under 3 weeks until the 10th Annual Geneseo Bark In The Park event will arrive!  If you have not already done so, head over to our shop and sign up for the One Mile Walk (With Or Without Your Dog).

Besides the One Mile Walk, there will be kids games and…the Pet Contest! Here are the categories for the competition:

  • Best Costume
  • Best Dog & Owner Costume Duo
  • Youngest Puppy
  • Smallest Dog
  • Largest Dog
  • Best Talking Dog
  • Longest Ears
  • Best Follower of Commands
  • Best Trick
  • Loudest Support
  • Most Uniquely Marked Coat
  • Most Lookalike Dog & Owner

We look forward to seeing you there!

5k Run at Geneseo Bark in the Park

5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Walk, Kids' Races and more at Geneseo Bark in the Park

5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Walk, Kids’ Races and More

Please save the date for the 2017 5K Run/Walk at the Geneseo Bark in the Park event this year on:

Saturday July 22, 2017 at 8 a.m.

Here is a link to the PDF version of registration form that can be printed and mailed or dropped off: Geneseo-2017-Bark-in-the-Park-Registration-b

You can also register on-line at

The event includes:

  • 5K Run/Walk has no age limitations and starts at 8:00 A.M.
  • 1 Mile Walk (with or without your dog) starts at 8:10 A.M.
  • Kid Races (no age limitations) start at 8:45 A.M.
  • There will be post race snacks, awards, kid’s games, the pet contest, and more.

Registration Options:

  • 5k Run/Walk fee is $20 ($25 after June 23). This option includes a Race T-shirt and packet
  • 1 Mile Walk (with or without your dog) fee is $20 ($25 after June 23). This option also includes one race T-shirt and packet. Plus, all participating walkers & dogs get a ribbon!
  • Kid Races (no age restrictions) fee is $5, does not include a T-shirt. (Cost remains $5 even after June 23.
  • Family Rate (must register 3 or more family members at the same time) fee is $30. The Family rate receives NO t-shirt, packet, kid’s games, or Dog Gifts.
  • T-shirts may be purchased separately after the race – subject to availability for $10 for sizes S thru XL, XXL & XXXL are $13. Again, there is no implied guarantee of availability if not ordered before June 23.

Packet Pickup and Late Registration:

  • Friday, July 21st from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Geneseo City Park (west side of City Park on Center St.)
  • Race Day, July 22nd from 6:00 A.M. to 7:30 A.M. at the Geneseo City Park Pavilion (west side of City Park on Center St.)
  • For more information explore this website, or contact Kalie at 309.507.0187.

On your marks . . . Get ready . . .