Join us for the 2nd Annual Fall about Dogs 5k!

  • dog
  • running dog
  • pug
  • Fall About Dogs Logo
  • dogs and people
  • fall colors
  • poodle

The 2019 Arboretum Fall About Dogs 5K Fun Run/Walk is on November 3!

The 2nd Annual Arboretum Fall About Dogs 5K Run/Walk takes place on an asphalt course that winds through the scenic landscape of the Arboretum's beautiful fall flora. Experience 20 plant collections, 3 gardens and fresh fall air as you take your favorite canine companion on this route around 3-mile drive.

Runners/walkers without dogs are welcome too.

Doggy Dash Run/Walk for Kids

Doggy Dash is a 1K Fun Run around the Grace B. Dayton Wildflower Garden. For ages 5 – 12.


Top male and female finishers will receive a medal.
Medals will be awarded to all boys and girls in the Doggy Dash.

Still Have Questions?

Contact: call 952-443-1400


Race entry includes:

  • Arboretum admission
  • Long-sleeve race t-shirt *
  • 10% discount in the Garden & Gift Store, day of race

Three-Mile Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic until 11 a.m. while the Fall about Dogs & Doggy Dash are being held.

*Participants who register by October 12 will be guaranteed a t-shirt in their size.
Those who register after October 12 will still receive a t-shirt. Preferred size not guaranteed.