(April 22 – Indianapolis) – On Saturday morning, thousands of people and their pups (and some cats) will walk the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the 13th Annual Mutt Strut, IndyHumane’s largest fundraiser. Mutt Strut Indianapolis is the Greatest Spectacle in Dog Walking and the largest pet walk in the region. Participants have the unique opportunity to walk the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway track and kiss the bricks, enjoy a fun day outdoors with family and furry friends, and support IndyHumane.
Entertainment for this year’s family-friendly event includes Jennie DeVoe, J. Elliot, Sarah Grain, Katie Burk, Pride of Indy Band, Indy Dog & Disc Club, DJ Kevin Morgan, Face Painting, and more. Gates open at 9:30 am. The event concludes at 3 pm.
What: IndyHumane’s Annual Mutt Strut
When: Saturday, April 28
9:30 am: Gates open for registration and the Party on the Plaza
10 am: Vendor scavenger hunt begins
11 am: Opening Ceremonies begin, followed by the start of the strut
12:45 pm: Parade of Adoptable Dogs
3 pm: Event concludes
Where: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 4790 W 16th Street
Participants will enter Gates 2 and 7 – and are encouraged to plan in advance for traffic in and out of the Track
Cost: Registration fee: $30 individual, $10 youth; on-site registration is available, prices will go up
Mutt Strut is IndyHumane’s largest fundraiser and helps the organization take in animals, provide medical care, and find cats and dogs their forever home. IndyHumane serves approximately 10,000 animals annually, from adoption services to low-cost vaccinations to life-saving surgeries. IndyHumane is the only shelter in the state with a fully staffed medical team and surgery suite, allowing the nonprofit organization to care for animals that come to the shelter, as well as animals that need help from other shelters and rescue groups.