A dog-friendly fun run and walk for participants of all ages
What: The Canine Classic Fun Run & Walk is a dog-friendly fun run and walk for participants of all ages. A canine companion is welcomed but not required. All dogs must be leashed at all times and well-behaved. The day’s activities will feature an expo with music, contests, food, and fun activities.
When: 2024 dates TBA
Where: 2024 location TBA
Why: The Canine Classic Fun Run & Walk is MESA’s premier fundraising event to celebrate and honor the journey of survivors and the efforts to end sexual violence. This unique event supports a cause that is difficult to talk about in a fun and light-hearted community event to bring attention to sexual violence during Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April.
Parking: 2024 parking TBA
Fievel the MESA Facility Dog
Who: All proceeds benefit Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA). MESA is a not-for-profit program of Mental Health Partners and has served for over 50 years as the sexual violence resource center for Boulder County since 1972. MESA provides support and services to all survivors of sexual violence through prevention education programming, a 24-hour hotline and text line, accompanying survivors to hospitals for forensic evidence collection exams, referring survivors to our partners for trauma therapy, and guiding and supporting survivors through the legal process. All of MESA’s client services are offered in Spanish and English.
“We have accomplished so much in 50 years and there is still more good we can do. The need for community support is greater than ever,” said MESA’s Director, Dr. Janine D’Anniballe. “Canine Classic Fun Run & Walk is an opportunity to support MESA and ensure that we continue serving survivors and teaching the community about consent and healthy relationships.”
Please enjoy these photos from past Canine Classic events:
Various sponsorship levels available including benefits such as online and print promotion of your organization, free registration slots, vendor booths, and more!
Vendor opportunities available including benefits such as online and print promotion of your organization, free registration slots, complimentary expo space, and more!
Donate your time to help MESA make this the most successful Canine Classic ever!