Mutt Strut Fun Walk & 5K on Saturday, June 3

Come run or walk for rescues at the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia’s 26th annual Mutt Strut Fun Walk & 5K Saturday, June 3. The annual event is one of the most popular fundraising events for HSNEGA with all proceeds benefiting the organization’s rescue and adoption programs. Participants can bring their dogs to run or walk with them as long as the pets are vaccinated, leashed, non-aggressive and in good physical condition.

The Mutt Strut will take place at Lakeview Academy, 796 Lakeview Drive in Gainesville. The event includes a 5K run and 1 Mile Fun Walk. Day-of registration for the Mutt Strut begins at 7 a.m., with the 1 Mile Walk starting at 8 a.m. and the 5K beginning at 8:45 a.m.

Pre-registration for the Mutt Strut is $25 and is available through June 1; day-of-race registration is $30. HSNEGA also is offering a team option: Participants can pre-register as a team of four for $80. Participants can register online at or