Humane Society of West Michigan is hosting the fifth annual Bark in the Dark on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at Riverside Park. This family & dog friendly glow-in-the-dark 5k and 1 mile fun run/walk is bound to be a blast! All proceeds from the event benefit Humane Society of West Michigan, a 100% donor funded 501(c)3 non-profit that promotes humane treatment and responsible care of animals in West Michigan through education, example, placement, and protection.


5:00pm-6:30pm- Registration/Check-in & pre-race festivities including: a photo booth, face painting, give-aways, and more!
6:30pm- Run/Walk begins!
6:45pm-9:00pm- After the race stick around for our post-race celebration featuring a beer tent and complimentary treats! Each registered adult will receive a free drink for the beer tent. Friends & family will be able to purchase beverages using cash or card. Don't forget your ID!

Check out footage from Bark in the Dark 2016!

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Interested in sponsoring Bark in the Dark 2017? Contact Development Specialist, Brooke Hotchkiss at 616-791-8089 or e-mail and to view the Sponsorship Proposal Packet click here.