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Tails on the Trail 2017 and the Wisconsin Humane Society

Tails on the Trail 2017

The stage has been set for the Wisconsin Humane Society’s Tails on the Trail 5k run/walk OR /1 mile walk.  Join your co-workers for competition and all around fun on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Veteran’s Park on Milwaukee’s Lakefront.  See below for the deets and tails:

  • Registration Options:
    • Youth 5K (participants 6 – 15) – $20
    • Adult 5K (16 and up) – $30
    • Youth Walker – $15
    • Adult Walker – $25
    • Virtual Walker – free!
  • Register with or without your pet (maximum of 2)
  • To register, to to the WHS website and:
    • Click on “Register”
    • Click on “Join an Existing Team”
    • Select “Join as a New Participant” (unless you have registered in previous years – then use “returning user”
    • Find NIS by using the drop down option or “Search for Team”
    • Search NIS
    • Join us!
    • NOTE: You will be asked to register and pay the registration fee. NIS employees can submit this cost to HR as part of the Health Club Dues (up to $50 per quarter)
  • To donate, to to the WHS website and:
    • Start in the same place
    • Select Donate to a Participant
    • Select Search for a Team, team name is ‘NIS’
    • Make a gift!
    • After the race, NIS will match all funds donated through the race!



  • Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
  • Location: Veterans Park on Milwaukee’s lakefront (Next to the Gift of Wings Kite Store at1300 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr. Milwaukee, WI 53202View park layout and directions here.
  • Race Start Time: 9:30 a.m. run starts, 10:00 a.m walk follows
    • Registration starts at 8:00 a.m.
  • 8:00 a.m.: Registration & prize pick-up begins! 
    • Turn in all donations & receive your prizes!
    • Day-of registration opens!
    • Start visiting our vendors and exhibitors
  • 9:30 a.m.: 5K starts!
    • Enjoy a timed 5K run or walk around the lagoon and through Veterans Park!
  • 10:00 a.m.: 1-mile walk starts!
    • Enjoy a beautiful one-mile walk around Milwaukee’s lakefront!
  • 11:00 a.m.: Our post run/walk festival begins!
    • Vendors & exhibitor booths
    • Grab a bite from food vendors, including Holey Moley, Beatrix Foods, Belair and more!
    • Dog agility course
    • Let Fido play in our Doggie Splash Zone!
    • Lure courses
    • Doggie Dash! See how fast Fido runs in our very own Doggie Dash speed zone- will they be our Top Dog? **Prizes for the fastest dogs this year!
    • Ask the Behavior Expert!  Experts will be available to answer all of your canine behavior questions!
    • Dog games
    • Let Fido “bob” in our kiddie pools for delicious treats he can’t resist!
    • Photo Zone! Take your picture in front of Milwaukee’s breathtaking skyline!
    • Prize Wheel – where everyone’s a winner!
    • And so much more!
  • 11:30 a.m.: Tails on the Trail Doggie Fashion Show! 
    • Strut your stuff on our “catwalk” to compete for best dressed and best human/animal look-a-like!
  • 1:00 p.m.
    • Tails on the Trail festival ends

(timeline found here)



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