The Ashland Sporting Association (ASA) and the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Assoc. Charities (MVMAC) in collaboration with theMetroWest YMCA is excited to announce that on Saturday, June 4, 2016 the first annual “METROWEST K9 5K”, which includes a 5K run for individuals and a 5K run/walk with your dog through the woods at the Metrowest YMCA outdoor facility in Hopkinton, MA.
These three (3) non-profit organizations have come together and proceeds from the event will be donated to the MVMA Charities to sustain and develop programs that serve all communities in Massachusetts
The MVMA Charities is the charitable arm of the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Assn (MVMA). It provides financial assistance for emergency care of un-owned or unclaimed stray animals in an effort to get these animals rehabilitated and into new homes. The MVMAC also finds efforts to help with animal issues that may arise in an emergency or disaster situation, through education and training.
This new and exciting event is family and pet friendly with festivities that will draw from the Ashland, Holliston and Hopkinton, Metrowest, Greater Boston and Western Massachusetts communities.
For more information to register, sponsor, donate, or volunteer please visit: www.metrowestK95K.com or please contact co-chairs Steve Greenberg at (508) 641-1222 or steveg@metrowestK95K.com or David Schwarz, D.V.M. at (508) 561-7167 or dschwarz@metrowestK95K.com