September 17 • 9 a.m.

Boulder Reservoir

Join us for a fun-filled celebration of our community and the pets in our lives, featuring a 2-mile stroll and fun run at the Boulder Reservoir. Whether you’re dashing with your favorite four-legged friend, a team of two-legged friends, or just enjoying our Pet Expo & beer garden, you can help us raise critical funds to support the animals at the Humane Society of Boulder Valley!

Help us raise


For the Animals

$98‚640 Raised

Event Info

Raise funds for the Animals!

Register yourself, raise pledges and earn prizes – it all helps the animals. Or create a team and become eligible for the Applied Trust Team Challenge and special prizes! Your donations ensure we can continue saving lives!

Show off your skills

All dashers receive a limited edition Doggie Dash participant medal and dog “medal” to commemorate the life-saving morning, a Wags and Menace Make a Difference Foundation Goodie Bag, and access to our fundraising prizes (coming soon!)

Delicious Breakfast sponsored by Whole Foods Market

After your 2-mile stroll or fun run enjoy a scrumptious breakfast. It’s one of the best parts of the morning!

Community Expo and Beer Garden

Explore family-friendly activities and vendors while winding down with a cool libation from our beer garden sponsored by Oskar Blues. There’s even live music to dance to, performed by the Delta Sonics!

Dog Treat Bar

New this year! Sponsored by Whole Pets, drop by and try out all sorts of different treats or chews, and find a new favorite snack for Fido!

Don’t forget to pose and smile for the camera

Get your photo taken as you stroll or dash the course with your dog or team. Commemorative photos will be available for participants to download for free!
Photography by Ty Foster and sponsored by First National Bank.

Coffee bus sponsored by Carabiner Coffee

Come meet Ol’ Blue the coffee bus and enjoy some great coffee and good vibes. Always responsibly sourced, Carabiner Coffee is small-batch roasted in beautiful Boulder, CO, and hopes to fuel your adventure.

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$25 /adult

  • Price will increase in September.
Catnapper | Couch Pooch

$25 /virtual adult

  • CAN'T MAKE IT? Be a Virtual Participant!

$15 /child

  • (12 and under)

Start your fundraising off on the right paw! Make a $25 donation when you register to receive your limited edition Doggie Dash performance tee!



8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Doggie Dash Stroll and Fun Run

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Community Expo

9:30 AM – Noon

Whole Foods Market Breakfast

9:30 AM

Awards Ceremony

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Live Music & FREE Beer Garden

10:30 AM -11:30 AM