Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Berea, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States

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Activities: Running race, 13291, 13302

Bark. Get Set. GO! to the 12th Monster Mutt Dash 5K & 1 Mile Fun Walk!! Grab your best friend and have a SPOOKtacular time while helping the homeless animals of ARF!

Walk, Run and Have FUN! Make plans to stay after the race/walk for our family friendly Howl-O-Ween After Party with games, contests, raffles, vendors, tasty treats, Boo-tiful Beer Garden, and more!

Registration & Packet Pickup Begins: 8:00am
5K Run & 1 Mile Walk: 9:30am


Chip Timed (5K only)



5K & 1 Mile


Pre - Registration

-When you pre-register, you’re guaranteed an official Monster Mutt Dash long sleeved race shirt

5K Run
Adults (Ages15 & Over) - $25 
Kids (Ages 14 & Under) - $15

1 Mile Walk
Adults (Ages15 & Over) - $20
Kids (Ages 14 & Under) - $10


Race Day Registration

-Race shirts may be available after the race, while supplies last.

5K Run
Adults (Ages15 & Over) - $30 
Kids (Ages 14 & Under) - $20

1 Mile Walk
Adults (Ages15 & Over) - $25
Kids (Ages 14 & Under) - $15


Mail-in entries must be received by Wednesday, October 6th

If you are mailing your form, make checks payable to Hermes Sports & Events

Mail to:

Hermes Sports and Events 
2425 W. 11th St.
Suite 2
Cleveland, Ohio 44113



Friday, October 8

ARF Shelter
10015 East River Rd.
Columbia Station, OH 44028

- You can pick up your race packet early on Friday or on Race Day starting at 8am.
- Race registration at this time is considered ‘race day' registration for pricing and shirt availability


5K Division
Overall Male & Female

Three deep male and female in the following age categories:

14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 & Older

Mutt with Partner Division
Top male and female with Mutt. You will only be registered in this division, not your age group. Otherwise, you can register in your age group and run with your mutt, but not both ways.


Official Long Sleeve Race Shirt (guaranteed if pre-registered)
Awards for 5K overall plus age group winners and Mutt with Partner 
Post-race refreshments



Ask friends and family for donations of any size, every dollar counts. All the money helps ARF, plus earn incentive gifts for all your efforts. Fundraise online, it’s easy! Click here.

NOTE: In order to be a fundraiser, you must be at least 18 years old and be signed into your own account. If another person registers you, you cannot be a fundraiser.



FREE to race/walk participants and the public. Festivities begin after the race finish. Enjoy a spooktacular time filled with games for dogs and people, pet costume contest, tasty food, vendors, pictures with your pet, raffles, and more! There will also be beer for anyone 21 & over!



Well behaved, social pets are welcome! Pets are invited to participate in the race, walk and afterparty event. Dogs must be leashed at all times and please be courteous to clean up after any messes.


For more information, please email or contact Hermes Sport and Events: 216-623-9933


THANK YOU for supporting ARF’s Monster Mutt Dash!

ARF helped over 1,000 homeless animals last year.  ARF operates as a NO time limit shelter.  We are a 501(c) 3 Non Profit.  Every dollar raised or donated helps us continue our mission to provide loving care, vaccinations and shelter to homeless animals until they find their FURever homes.

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