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Cinco de Fido

Cinco de Fido Dog Jog supporting the Dane County Humane Society

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 6:00 pm
1 Mile or 5K Walk/Run + a Fiesta!
Lake Farm County Park, Shelter #2, Madison, WI
$30 Adult/$20 Child (12 yrs & under) - $10 of each registration will go to the DCHS

Come out and support your Dane County Humane Society by joining in this Dog Jog Fiesta! Bring your Fido (or don’t, we’ll leave that up to you) and join us for a run/walk in beautiful Lake Farm County Park. Your registration includes a $10 Dane County Humane Society donation, a sombrero, drawstring race bag, timing for 5K runners, a taco bar, Fontana Sports mug with 1 beer, and some festive music. Additional beer will be available for a suggested donation with all proceeds going to the DCHS. Cinco de Fido is all about having a great time while engaging in some exercise with other animal lovers and raising funds for a very important organization. Pre-registration is required. Prizes will be awarded to the top overall Male and Female for the 5K. Age group winners will also be recognized (10 year age brackets) for men and women.

Event Details and Schedule:
5:30 - 6:00 PM - On site Packet Pickup
6:00 PM - 5K Start
6:05 PM – 1 Mile Start
6:30 - 8:00PM - Post Race Taco Bar and Music
7:00 PM - Awards

For more information or to register, visit


(You do not have to come in to pick up the ticket.)

Commonly Asked Questions:

  • Where will we be walking/running? We will be starting and finishing near the Lake Farm #2 shelter. There is a prairie path. The paths loop distance is 5k and anyone doing the 1 mile distance will be walking out a half mile and back a half mile.
  • Is registration refundable? No, registrations are not refundable.
  • Is this a timed event? The 5K event will be timed. The 1 mile event will not be timed. Remember this event is just for fun and a great way to get some exercise!
  • Is there a weather cancellation policy? No, the event will take place rain or shine. Please come dressed appropriately.
  • Do I need to have a dog to participate in this event? Absolutely not. Dogs are welcome, but you should definitely attend even if you don’t have a dog or your dog can’t make it.
  • Are there set start times? Yes, the 5K runners will start first at 6 pm then the 5K walkers immediately following. Next will be the 1 mile walkers and runners by about 6:05. If you can’t make it by the start time you are welcome to start after, but we will be unable to time you.
  • Can I bring any other animals? No, please keep the participants to humans and dogs.
  • How late will this event go? The event will be over by 8:00 pm, but people are welcome to come and go as they please.
  • Is there a Team Registration option? No. Feel free to come as a team though, you’ll just have to register separately.
  • Can I bring someone who isn’t registered to the event? Yes, people who are not registered are welcome to attend, cheer on participants, enjoy the atmosphere and buy a drink or take part in the photo booth to help us raise funds for the DCHS.
  • When does registration close? Cinco de Fido registration will close on Sunday, May 3rd at 10pm, so we can make sure to have enough supplies for the event.
  • Is there parking? Yes, there is a parking lot.
  • Why is Fontana Sports putting on this event? As a locally owned business, we know the value of the Dane County Humane Society as well as Humane Societies nationwide. The Hutchinson’s, who own Fontana Sports, have adopted many wonderful animals from the Humane Society and LOVE animals. We wanted to find a way to support a cause we really believe in and have fun doing it. We hope you’ll join us!
  • Who can I contact with questions about the event? Elizabeth Hutchinson at Elizabeth[at]