Barky Pines 5K Set For Saturday, Feb. 10

The fifth annual Puppy Love 5K Race & Walk will be held Saturday, Feb. 10 at Acreage Community Park’s southern expansion area.

The event benefits Barky Pines Animal Rescue & Sanctuary in Santa Rosa Groves.

Attendees are invited to enjoy a tree-lined, shaded run with two water stations and a lovely view. The race will be more of a trail/cross country run along a grassy trail adjacent to the preserve area.

Race day check-in begins at 7 a.m. and includes a warm-up with Nomad Fitness. The race begins at 8 a.m.

There’s also a fun run/walk that attendees can enjoy with or without pets, and a virtual race that participants can do at their own pace.

Also planned are a puppy costume contest, raffles and music from DJ Rizz. Best of all, many adorable and adoptable pets will be on hand.

The park is located at: 6701 140th Avenue North. For more information, call or text (561) 402-1451.