THANKS to everyone who Mashed the 2017 Monster Mutt Dash – Together, we raised over $45,000!
YOU made a HUGE IMPACT on 1,000 furry lives!
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Race/Walk Day-Of Registration starts: 8:00am
Race/Walk Starts: 9:30am | Followed by our FREE After-Party 10:00am till 1:00pm
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds – 19201 E Bagley Road, Berea OH 44017
Rain or Shine we Dash! In the event of inclement weather, the AfterParty will be staged indoors in the Junior Fair Building, at the Main Entrance.
The Monster Mutt Dash is a 5k race along with a shorter one-mile Fun Walk for people and their pooches who prefer a more casual pace. The race will be followed by ARF’s FREE Annual Howl-O-Ween AfterParty for both people and pets – that’s open to the public!
Grab your leash and enjoy a spooktacular event including a race awards ceremony, beer, pet costume contests, raffle baskets, vendors, tasty food, music and fun lead by Emcee Ray Carr! Various canine competitions including musical hoops and bobbing for weenies, along with pictures with your pet, ask the trainer and MORE! See BELOW for a full line-up of features and vendors!
FUNDRAISING SAVES LIVES!
Increase your impact by asking friends and family to sponsor you with donations of any size – because every dollar counts.
Create your own individual fundraising web page or put together your own team today!
Plus, earn fabulous incentive gifts for your efforts!
It’s easy – click here and get started today!
RUNNER/WALKER REGISTRATION INFORMATION – Click here!
INDIVIDUAL & TEAM FUNDRAISING INFORMATION – Click here!
DONATE & HELP US REACH OUR DASH GOAL – Click here!
2016 DASH PHOTO GALLERY - Click here!
ITEM DONATIONS & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - Click here!
SPONSORSHIP & VENDOR INFORMATION – Click here!
FOLLOW THE DASH ON FACEBOOK – Click here!
MMD FAQs – Click here!
AFTERPARTY FEATURES: New for 2017 – Doggie Agility Course! Plus the ever popular Bootiful Beer Garden • Vittles Station • HUGE Raffle Basket Station • Instant Bingo & 50/50 Raffle • Balloons • Face Painting • Ask the Trainer • Mutt Mini-Spa Treatments: Nail Clips n’ Brush • Event Day Pictures with your Pet • Massages • Prize Wheel • ARF Merchandise Shop • ARF Info • Fundraising Incentive Gifts • Prize Station • Music by DJ AK • and MUCH MORE!
MUTT GAMES & CONTESTS: Bobbing for Weenies • Musical Hoops • Wet Tshirt Race • Simon Says • Mutt Relay • Best Trick • Best Kisser • Best Fetch • Biggest Mutt / Smallest Mutt • Oldest Mutt / Youngest Mutt • Find-the-Treat •
• Best duo (human & mutt)
• Best Team (3 or more including at least one mutt)
• Most Original
• 1st & 2nd Runner-Up Overall
• Best Overall
The Dash Costume Contest is Sponsored by Portraits by Martha who will be providing complimentary portraits to the winners!
OUR SPOOKTAULAR VENDOR LINE-UP – CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES:
All American Gutter Protection • Athletes 4 Life • Awesome Paws Pet Salon • Be In Love Creations • Bone Appe-Treat, LLC • Canine Coature • Champion Windows • Chick-Fil-A North Olmsted • Fairview Dental Arts – Christopher Ruszkowski DDS • Dog Life in CLE • Equity Trust Company • Feliciano Insurance Agency – Farmer’s • Good Nature Organic Lawn Care • Hatties Doggie Day Care • Helping Everyone’s Loving Pets • Joyce Factory Direct • Layla’s Loot • Leashes Bridles & Patterns 4H Club • LuLaRoe • Ohio Guidestone • Ohio Police K9 Memorial • Paramount Dog Training • Paw Kids LLC • Pet People • Pet Valu Pet Store • PetSmart PetsHotel • Portraits by Martha • Second Chance Obedience • Sharb Dogs • The Grateful Dog Bakery • TouchStone Crystal • Willing Hearts Dalmatian Rescue
Questions or comments – ARFDash@gmail.com