Mutt Strut


Mutt Strut is celebrating its 10th annifursary at UAB Campus Green and you and your pup are invited to the party! 


Hand in Paw’s 10th Annual Mutt Strut: Dog-Friendly 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run will take place on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at UAB Campus Green!  Join us for a day full of dogs, energetic races, local vendors, prizes, food trucks and more, all while supporting a great cause! 


Saturday, April 20, 2019 • UAB Campus Green


8:00AM-9:30AM: Day of Registration/Packet Pick-up

10:00AM: 5K Start Time

10:30AM: 1 Mile Start Time

10:45AM-12PM: Awards Ceremony & After Pawty

 Mutt Strut Vendor Village will be open from 8:00AM-12:00PM!


Early packet pick-up will be available Thursday, April 18 and Friday, April 19 from 10:30AM-6:00PM at the Hand in Paw office, located at 617 38th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35222.




Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

Fastest Dog (5K)

Slowest Dog (Overall)

Fastest Human (male and female)

Top Individual Fundraiser

Top Team Fundraiser

Best Dog Costume

Best Human + Dog Duo Costume

Best Team Costume


• Fundraise for a pawsome cause—all proceeds benefit Hand in Paw!


• Receive a race t-shirt, doggie bandana and a swag bag filled with goodies and dog items


• Get some exercise (in costume, if you wish!) with your doggo, family and friends


• Enjoy visiting local vendors in our Mutt Strut Vendor Village, as well as several food trucks


• Participate in numerous fun activities—we’ll also have a Kids’ Tent this year with coloring, hula hoops and more!


• Compete for several different award categories with the potential to win amazing prizes