So what is Derby Dash?

So what is Derby Dash?

The Equine Department will host its 3rd annual Derby Dash, this Saturday, April 16th. The Derby Dash is a 5k run or 1 mile walk around the Delaware Valley Universities scenic campus. Registration for the race begins at 9am at the Equestrian Center. The race is expected to begin at 10am followed by breakfast and awards. There will also be, a silent auction, and a DJ. Runners can bring their dogs as well!

The funds raised by the Derby Dash event go directly to the Equine Science and Management students through the Student Professional Development Grant.Students are able to apply for this grant to fund professional activities outside of the university. Activities include; the United States Hunter Jumper Association’s Emerging Athletes Program, The British Horse Society Exam, Farrier School, and Travel Expenses to Expos.

If you are interested in signing up for the 5k or 1 mile walk you can still register at Delval.edu/derbydash. You may sign up as an individual, or create a team and get 4 to 7 people to run as a part of your team! If you are unable to make but wish to donate to the Grant you may also do that at the link above. For any further questions contact derbydash@delval.edu.

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