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Denver "Yappy Hour" for a Cause Message Board › New Meetup: K-9s Against Cancer 5k/ 1 Mile Fun Run (pls. forward to any dog-

New Meetup: K-9s Against Cancer 5k/ 1 Mile Fun Run (pls. forward to any dog-lovers you know!)

A former member
Announcing a new Meetup for The Denver Yappy Hour Club!

All - this event is near and dear to my heart... anyone who loves dogs and hates cancer should attend! It's going to be a blast, and it's for a great cause... I truly hope that you will ALL consider coming out for this special event! It is NOT off-leash, but there will be hundreds of dogs there, plus LOTS of other cool stuff! So please grab your furry friend and meet us at Stapleton's Central Park on October 10th - I truly hope to see you there! Register at
https://k-9sagainstca...­ today! - Sara


What: K-9s Against Cancer 5k/ 1 Mile Fun Run

When: October 10, 2009 9:00 AM

Denver's Stapleton Central Park
Martin Luther King Blvd
Denver, CO 80238

K-9s Against Cancer 5k/ 1 mile fun run slated for Oct. 10th – you’re invited!

This year, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. For many, their pets become co-survivors, helping them cope. But did you know cancer is the number one killer of our canine companions?

Born from the desire to celebrate survivors of both canine and breast cancer, cherish the memories of those we have lost, and honor the spectacular therapeutic power of the human/ animal bond, K-9s Against Cancer (formerly called K-9s for the Cure) is an annual dog-friendly 5K fun run/1 mile walk.

This family-oriented day of festivities will feature music, food, games, giveaways, demonstrations and more! Net proceeds will be split equally among three great causes: Susan G.Komen Foundation -Denver, CSU’s Animal Cancer Center and The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation. Funds raised will support local breast cancer research and education efforts, canine cancer research and treatment at CSU, and local and national animal welfare programs.


Date: Saturday, October 10th, 2009 (rain or shine)
Location: Stapleton’s Central Park, Denver (Registration is at MLK Boulevard and Beeler St.)


  • $30 per individual (with up to two dogs)
  • $20 per additional adult family member
  • $15 children ages 6-17
  • Children under 6 are FREE!

Each participant receives a FREE race t-shirt for themselves, and a FREE bandana, 24oz portable bowl and designer leash bag for their pup! Create a personal fundraising page to collect pledges – top fundraisers will receive great prizes!

Register today at­.

7 a.m. – Registration opens
9 a.m. – 5K run/walk begins
9:30 a.m. – 1 mile walk/run/stroll begins
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Bow Wow Boulevard Expo Area open


Enjoy a full line-up of entertainment for all ages, including great 80’s music, costume and doggy trick contests, a Mile High Dog Magazine Cover Photo Contest, an expo area called Bow Wow Boulevard, great live demonstrations of flyball, carting, dancing dogs and agility, informative speakers, and a special area called Rescue Round-up, where local breed rescue groups and Table Mountain Animal Center will be on hand to introduce you to their lovable, adoptable dogs. To register, make a pledge or find more information about K-9s Against Cancer, visit today.

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