SAVE THE DATE:
Saturday, October 5, 2013: La Vida Felicidad’s 2nd Annual Dash on the Ditch 5k/10k Fun Run & Family Fundraising Event at Heritage Park in Los Lunas.
In partnership with the Village of Los Lunas Parks, Recreation and Streets Department and Mid Rio Grande Conservancy District.
Join us for a day of fun to benefit the children, adults, and seniors receiving services from La Vida Felicidad. Walk or run in the 5k course or compete in the 10k course along the scenic ditch banks and paths in beautiful Los Lunas beginning at Heritage Park. Run on your own or with a group!
Lots of fun things to do including a walk on the 1 mile Family course, free jumpers and face painting for the kids, food, silent auction, and music by Jam Session and the New Mexico Special Orchestra. There will also be various other performances for your entertainment. Bring all of your friends and family!
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Packet Pickup will be from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 4th at the Los Lunas Transportation Center (Rail Runner station).
Race Day Packet Pickup will be at Heritage Park at 7:30 a.m.
7:30-8:30 a.m. Packet Pickup/Registration
9:00 a.m. 10K RACE
9:30 a.m. 5K RACE
10:30 a.m. 1 MILE FAMILY WALK
11:00 a.m. AWARD CEREMONY
If you are interested in sponsoring the 2013 Dash on the Ditch event, contact Katie Otero at 505-565-1614 or firstname.lastname@example.org and learn more about the different sponsorship levels.
News from the 2012 Jog for Joy, Dash on the Ditch event:
Thank you to everyone who sponsored this event, volunteered, donated, and participated in our first annual event!
See pictures of the event! (PDF files – give it a minute to load)
La Vida Felicidad’s Jog for Joy Dash on the Ditch fundraising event took place on a beautiful day on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Heritage Park in Los Lunas, New Mexico. Thanks to the help of our partners, the Los Lunas Parks, Recreation and Street Department and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Albuquerque, and our sponsors, donors, and volunteers, the event was a success!
There were 124 runners and walkers who participated in either the 10k run, 5k run/walk, or 1k Family Fun Walk. There were performances throughout the day including:
- Opening Ceremony by La Vida Felicidad’s Child Care children and friends
- Music and Emcee Randy Gomez of Jam Session
- School of Dreams Academy Dancers
- Jeff Speakman’s 5.0 Kenpo Karate
- Daniel Fernandez Center’s Zumba
- New Mexico Special Orchestra
- Extreme Fitness Zumba, and
- Music by Noe Lara
The silent auction was also a success, we had over 100 items that were donated for the auction.
Thank you to our event vendors:
- Dion’s of Los Lunas (who provided free iced tea)
- Knights of Columbus Council #9340
- Roxy’s Mobile Bistro
- ABQ Kettle Corn and More (who donated popcorn)
- Organo Gold Coffee and Tea – Debbie Parsons
- And Then There Was Light – Bernadette Bejarano
Event t-shirts are on sale for $5.00 – if you would like to purchase one, please contact Katie Otero.
A HUGE THANK YOU GOES OUT TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS from our first annual event in 2012:
NOE AND DIANA LARA (Gold Level Sponsor)
Benefit Plus, Inc.
Knights of Columbus Council 9340
Priority 1 Bail Bonds Inc.
Rio Grande Financial Network
Rio Grande Heating & Cooling
Sandia Office Supply
Senator Michael S. Sanchez
Valencia County Hispano Chamber of Commerce