Move Your Mutt

Event Date: 
October 7, 2018
Genesse Lake Road Park 37505 Genesee Lake Road Oconomowoc, WI 53066

2018 Registration is now open

Here is your chance to take your pet out for a timed race for FREE!  Choose the 5K and bring Fido along or consider running the 10K without Fido.  Not up to running?  Choose the one mile walk. All proceeds go to support the Humane Animal Welfare Society

So bring Fido out for a great run, great time and a great cause.  There will be great food & beverages available, vendor booths and adoptable animals from HAWS.

Date Price
December $20
January - July $25
August - September $30
October $35
Race day TBD


Run for Free

Simply register on line now, download the pledge form and collect pledges for your run / walk from friends, neighbors, relatives and colleagues.  Raise $100 and we will refund your entry fee.

Don't forget to ask your employer if they will match the funds. 

About Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County 




The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County leads the community in animal welfare and assures sanctuary for all animals in need by:

  • Caring for 6,000 homeless, lost and neglected animals a year.
  • Specializing in adoptions services that match homeless pets with new families.
  • Reuniting lost pets with their families.
  • Providing classes, seminars and workshops to help new pet owners.
  • Rescuing companion animals and wildlife.
  • Providing life-saving spay/neuter and medical services at reduced cost.
  • Rehabilitating dogs through the Mod Squad, making them great adoption candidates.

 They do all of this with no Federal, State or Local government funding!
Your donation helps all areas of HAWS, because: 
$10 can provide vaccinations and heartworm or feline leukemia testing for an adoptable pet
$25 ensures on-call assistance from our Animal Rescue Team for lost pets
$50 can spay or neuter a pet
$100 helps feed an entire shelter ward!
Imagine what $250, $500, $1,000 or more can do!  Donate NOW


5K run / walk with Fido
Want to run a fun 5K with Fido?  Now is your chance.  This out and back course starts at Genesee Lake Road Park and heads west along the tree covered Genesee Lake Road before the turn around at Golden Lake Road.  There will be a water station for runners and for Fido.  Don't have a Fido?  Stop in at HAWS and adopt one! 
Pets are not required to participate.
All pets must be on an 8' leash in the park and on the course.  When running the 5K, please stay to the right with your pet as not to impede the other runners.
10K run / walk event no Fidos, please
The 10K course follows the 5K course, crosses Golden Lake Road before the turn back to the park.  There are two water stops on the course.  Sorry, Fido cannot run this event with you.

1 mile walk with Fido
Fido not up to running a 5K?  There is a 1 mile walk option.  

Please ensure that your pet is on a leash at all times in the park.

5K course map | 10K course map

Refer your friends and save money on registration!

For every three registrations, we will refund $10.00 of your registration fee.  Two ways to do it.

At registration checkout, you will be given the option to share your registration on Facebook.  If 3 people register from that post, shazam we will refund $10. 

On your registration receipt, there will be a registration link. Share that link and we will refund $10 for every 3 registrations.
You can find the registration link by logging into your Run Sign Up account and email the receipt to yourself.  The software will keep track of friends registering from your link and Facebook post.


8:00 Packet pick up & race day registration
8:45 Race day registration closes
9:00 5K, 10K & walk begins


Overall Male & Female.

Top 3 male & female finishers in 5 year age groups will receive a custom medal.

2016 Results | Photos
2015 Results | Photos 
2014 Results


The race is chip timed by Silver Circle Sports Events, LLC.

Aid Station: 

There will be athlete aid stations at approximately every 1.5 miles.  The water station on the 5K will also have a pet aid station.


The shirts are cotton and those registered by noon Friday September 28th are guaranteed a custom race shirt.  After that, shirts be available while on line supplies last. Any extra shirts will be distributed after the race on a first come first serve basis. 


Parking is available at the park


15 miles from HAWS
30 miles from Milwaukee
45 miles from Madison
From I-94: exit Highway 67 south.
Turn right (west) on Genesee Lake Road.
Cross Dousman Road and park will be on your left.


We need volunteers for everything from goody bag stuffing to course marshals. If you or your group have an interest in volunteering, we would greatly appreciate the assistance.  All volunteers can run a future race at no charge.

Register to volunteer HERE.

Weather / Refund Policy: 

Refunds are not permitted for any reason.

The event will be held unless severe weather occurs. In the event of severe weather, the race director may delay or cancel the event.  If the event is canceled, there will be no refunds. Silver Circle Sports Events has a NO REFUND policy.


This event is a Silver Circle Sports Events, LLC produced, timed & managed event.  Need help with an event?  Contact us HERE.