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Tails and Trails Walk Benefiting Ruff Start Rescue

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Ruff Start Rescue is excited to host our second annual fundraising run/walk on Saturday, May 11th, at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.

Calling all animal lovers! Don’t miss the opportunity to support Ruff Start Rescue and bring your well-behaved companion animals along for the fun!

On Saturday, May 11th, at the Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park, Ruff Start Rescue will host the 2nd Annual Tails and Trails, a fundraising walk benefiting Ruff Start Rescue. The best part is your dogs are welcome to join you for activities and on the course!

This event promises to be a tail-wagging good time. So, grab your leash, lace up your sneakers, and get ready to make a difference for rescue animals at Ruff Start Rescue.


  • 10:00 am- Registration, vendors, & activities
  • 11:00 am- Program, with walk to follow (route is just over a mile). Join us back at the pavilion for continued activities after the walk.

REGISTER & DONATE: Create or join a team, register yourself as a participant, and begin fundraising through the Tails & Trails website!

Tickets are $30 and include: general admission, Tails & Trails tote bag filled with goodies, and refreshements at the event!

Not able to attend? You can still register and fundraise to support animals in rescue.

View this video to help you register and create a fundraising page online.

**The best part? The top individual fundraiser will be given the honor of naming a future Ruff Start Rescue litter of puppies or kittens!**

View our fundraising toolkit for information and graphics about the event and setting up your fundraising page.

PET POLICY: Non-reactive dogs are welcome but must be on a leash at all times. Retractable leashes are prohibited. Owners are responsible for waste pick-up. Dogs are not allowed under the pavilions.

PARKING: Please park in the lots near Pavilions 2 & 3. There is a parking fee of $7 per vehicle (card or cash payments only) unless you have a park pass. Carpooling is encouraged. Anoka County Parks parking details can be found here.

VOLUNTEERS, SPONSORS, & VENDORS: Please email events@ruffstartrescue.org to learn more.


Ruff Start Rescue
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Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park
9750 Egret Boulevard Northwest, Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Coon Rapids, MN 55433 US
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Ruff Start Rescue