Main Street Mutt Strutt set April 8 in Morrilton

Junior Main Street, the student-led community service arm of Main Street Morrilton, is planning the Main Street Mutt Strutt, a 1-mile walk-n-wag in the historic downtown district of Morrilton. This event was the brainchild of the high school students who serve on the board as a way to raise funds for their community service scholarship while increasing awareness for local pet rescue. The festivities will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8.

Pet contests and prizes will be given for special categories of Wonder Dog (coolest trick), Ruff & Runner (dog and owner matching costumes), Best in Show (best dressed pet), and Pound for Pound (the biggest donation of pet food). Additionally, participants will receive a chance to win at Barkin’ Bingo, a poker run-style group bingo game.  

Registration is $25 per person (includes a T-shirt) before Friday, March 31. Race day registration is $30.00 per person and includes a T-shirt, while supplies last. Bandanas are available for $5 each.

Participants are encouraged to bring bags or cans of pet food to donate to local dog shelters. For those that can’t make it to the event but still want to show their support, the Cat Nap Club registration is an option. For $30, supporters can sleep in on Saturday morning, receive a T-shirt in the mail, and still help out the cause. Sponsorship opportunities are available from $50-$500 and will include recognition in event publicity, banners and on the T-shirt.

Registration forms can be completed online or downloaded at The Main Street Mutt Strutt is a non-profit event. Proceeds benefit the local Junior Main Street Scholarship Fund and local animal rescue organizations.

For more information, follow Main Street Morrilton on Facebook, or contact Main Street Morrilton Director Sarah Croswell at 501.404.8604 or [email protected].