Cops and Canines 5K

Grab your pups! The Bedford Police Department will host its inaugural Cops and Canines 5K and 1 mile Mutt Strut on Saturday, March 25 at Generations Park at Boys Ranch, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr. 


The 5K route will start and end at Generations Park at Boys Ranch, and wrap around nearby Bedford neighborhoods. One mile Mutt Strutt participants will run/walk two laps around the lake within Generations Park at Boys Ranch, totaling one mile, with their dog(s). All dogs must be on a leash. Registration is NOT required for the Mutt Strut. Register for the Cops and Canines 5K online.

logo of the Police Department's Cops and Canines 5K and 1 mile Mutt Strut


All Cops and Canines 5K proceeds will go toward the Bedford Police Department Benevolent Fund. This fund supports the police department employees in various ways, including assisting officers in times of personal loss and other opportunities to support the families of BPD officers. 

Schedule and Registration

7 a.m. - Race day in-person registration begins

8 a.m. - 1 mile Mutt Strut begins

8:30 a.m. - 5K begins

10 a.m. - Awards ceremony/raffle basket drawings begin

7-11 a.m. - Raffle items/baskets browsing

Through February 25February 26 - March 25
5K Adult$30$35
5K Child (5-12 years old)$10$10
5K Child (13-17 years old)$15$15
1 Mile Mutt StrutFREEFREE

Register for the Cops and Canines 5K online.

In order to receive a race day T-shirt with registration, participants must register by March 3. There will be a limited number of shirts available to purchase on race day. 

Race Route

View the 5K race route. Please note, this route may slightly change depending upon road closures. 

Raffle Items

Cops and Canines will include several raffle drawings. If you would like to donate a raffle item or basket, please email Deputy Chief Todd Murphree or call 817-952-2481. 

Prizes will be awarded after the completion of the 5K. Raffle tickets will be available to purchase on-site for various prizes. No cash will be accepted on race day. You must be present to win. 


A big thank you to our sponsors: 

  • Fort Worth Community Credit Union
  • Santa's Texas Team
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hurst-Euless-Bedford
  • CVA Products 
  • Happy State Bank
  • State National Bank 

Interested in sponsoring this event? Please email Deputy Chief Todd Murphree for additional information.