Fast & the Furriest Dog Dash

January 26, 2019 @ 2:00PM — 4:00PM

Where Your Faster than Lightning Dog Has a Chance to be a Wiener!

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Welcome to the Fast & the Furriest Dog Dash to benefit the Grant a Wish Program!

The race will take place after the Dog Sled Races Saturday, January 28th at 2 pm at the Mesa Top Trail head on Hwy 65 atop the Grand Mesa.

There are 4 Prizes;

  1. Puppy (Up to 1 years old)
  2. Adult (1 - 8 years old)
  3. Senior (8 years or older)
  4. Best Costume
Take advantage of DISCOUNTED Early Registration prior to Saturday, January 19th, 2019

On site registration opens at 10 am the day of the race.

ENTRY FEE: All participants must pay an entry fee which includes event entry for the dog handler and an assistant. All participant entry fees must be paid before the race starts. All entry fees benefit local youth through the Grant A Wish Program. Every contestant will be given a fun gift bag to take home.

EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT EVENT FEE: $30.00 per dog

DAY OF EVENT REGISTRATION FEE: $ 35.00 per dog

PRIZES: Best Costume will receive a beautiful ribbon. Trophies will be awarded to the following winners: 1st place Puppy race, 1st place Adult race, 1 st place Senior race

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

  • 10 am to 2 pm - Registration & Sign In
  • 2 pm - Parade of Dogs/Costume Judging
  • 2:30 PM - Races Begin

RACE RULES:

  1. All dogs must have current vaccinations.
  2. All humans are required to sign a consent and waiver releasing event sponsors and volunteers from all liability: WAIVER: I, the dog owner, acknowledge that I have voluntarily applied to participate in the 2019 Grant A Wish Fast & Furriest Dog Dash. I also attest that any individuals associated with the 2019 Grant A Wish Fast & Furriest Dog Dash are not responsible for any actions that may result from my participation in the event. 2019 Grant A Wish Fast & Furriest Dog Dash Event Organizers and Volunteers do not assume any responsibility for lost or stolen animals at the event. In bringing my pet to participate in 2019 Grant A Wish Fast & Furriest Dog Dash, I understand that I am doing so at my sole risk. Any cost and expense and any harm that may come to the animal(s) shall be my sole responsibility, and in attending the 2019 Grant A Wish Fast & Furriest Dog Dash with my pet(s) should any injury occur to any person, other animal or property as a result of the behavior of my animals, whether expected or unexpected regardless of the stimulus for the behavior, I will be solely liable and held responsible for any injury or property damage that results from my participation and I will hold harmless the event organizers of 2019 Grant A Wish Fast & Furriest Dog Dash and its sponsors.
  3. Owners are required to clean up after their pets (there is no such thing as a Dog Poop Fairy).
  4. Dog registration will take place Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the parking lot. Each participant must enter during this time to receive their entry number.
  5. Trumpets will sound, and the races will start at 2:30 p.m.
  6. DO NOT bring a dog that is currently in heat.
  7. The 2019 Dog Race Champions will receive trophies.
  8. Best 2019 costume will receive a ribbon.
  9. All dogs must have two people to race, one handler at the start line and one at the finish line.
  10. YOU CAN USE TREATS, TOYS BALLS, OR STUFFED ANIMALS TO ENTICE YOUR DOG TO THE FINISH LINE.
  11. YOU CANNOT USE FLASHLIGHTS, LASER POINTERS, OR THROWN ITEMS DOWN THE TRACK.
  12. Dogs must start the dash with all paws on the ground, behind the start line.
  13. ABSOLUTELY NO throwing or tossing of the dog at any time is permitted in the race. If you are found throwing a dog over the race line you will be disqualified.
  14. If a handler reaches across the finish line, you will be disqualified.
  15. Participants must cross the finish line with all their paws before a winner will be determined.
  16. All pets must be kept on a leash until it is their turn to race.
  17. Absolutely no arguing with the judges, event employee, or volunteers will be tolerated!
  18. All judges' decisions are final.
  • TIP for all catchers!! The closer you are to the finish line, the more likely your dog is going to slowdown before the finish line. Please remember and stay back from the lines.


Event Location
Mesa Top Trailhead on Hwy 65
Forest Rd 1151B
Eckert, CO 81418
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