Help America’s VetDogs make a difference in the lives of veterans with disabilities by joining us on this run and walk, or by becoming a sponsor for this exciting event—the Long Island Run & Dog Walk will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2018. The 5K course has been officially measured and will leave from Old Bethpage Village Restoration. Dogs are welcome for those who wish to take a leisurely 2-mile walk with their four-legged friends. All participants will have an opportunity to visit the Museum of American Armor, which is located in the village, before or after the race. Virtual participation is available.
for the 5K USATF Route
for the 2-mile walk
Registration will open in March 1, 2018.
Walk-up registration is also available on the day of the event.•
We encourage all participants to ask family, friends and colleagues to sponsor your efforts. Prizes will be awarded to the top fundraisers. A fundraising page is automatically created for you once you register. We offer incentives to all those who fundraise for America’s VetDogs. Raise $75 and take home an America's VetDogs keychain. Participants can receive red America's VetDogs cap for raising $300 – this is in addition to the event t-shirt! Want a limited edition America’s VetDogs sweatshirt? All those who raise funds of $500 or more can take the seatshirt home too! For any questions regarding fundraising, please contact Jaime McGrade at Jaime@VetDogs.org or at 631-930-9054. Download a "Pledge Sheet" HERE.
Help America's Heroes
Since 2003, America’s VetDogs has trained and placed hundreds of assistance dogs, FREE of charge, with our nation’s wounded veterans. Special assistance dogs are individually trained to help mitigate disabilities for veterans with blindness, spinal cord injuries, hearing impairments, peripheral and central balance disorders, limb loss, traumatic brain injuries (TBI), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Learn more at www.VetDogs.org