PACE for the Donkeys Annual 5K Trail Run
Thank you runners - You raised over $23,000 this year!
We hope to see you back on the farm in 2021 for our biggest PACE ever!
PACE for the Donkeys is a 5K Trail Run and Walk through the nature trails and paddocks at the Donkey Sanctuary of Canada. This year, due to the current situation the run will be taking place virtually! The race will take place on September 27th, 2020 and participants will be able to follow our DSC runner through our course. We hope that you will also complete a 5K run yourself, as we will be sending out certificates of completion and t-shirts (if ordered).
The proceeds from the run will still go towards the sanctuary, meaning that by registering you can help provide care to the animals here that we all love.
More Race Information
Q) I registered for the event before it became a virtual event. Am I now automatically signed up to the virtual event?
A)Yes, you are now signed up to the virtual event automatically. No further action is required from you.
Q) Is there a minimum age for the race?
A) There is no minimum age required for the race. To participate in the Donkey Dash, your child must be between 2-11 years old. Children are eligible to race in only ONE of the two events. You may register your child for the Donkey Dash on the day of the race.
Q) Is there a limit to the number of racers in the PACE?
A) With the run being virtual there is no participation limit this year.
Q) How do I qualify for a prize?
A) We’ll award top prizes for fundraising for individuals and teams.
Q) I’m not interested in participating in the race, but I would like to help the animals. Is there another way I can help?
A) We’re happy you asked! If you wanted to make a donation to the DSC, please DONATE HERE or give us a call at 519-836-1697 to support the donkeys. Thank you so much!
The course is a true 5K which loops up, down and around a section of the Donkey Sanctuary of Canada’s beautiful 100-acre farm.
Terrain includes hay fields, dirt laneway, wetland trails, and is mostly flat (with one short, fairly tough hill) but this is the country – rocks, roots, and uneven ground are part of the experience.
You will see mules and donkeys in paddocks who will be very curious about what you are doing. And, you will likely hear the beautiful braying sounds of the 90 plus resident animals!