Smiling Blue Skies – Woof-fit Tofino Mini-Triathlon June 19th, 2016
The Second Annual “Tofino Woof-fit Mini-Triathlon” for Dogs and
Their People, will take place on June 18th, 2017, on spectacular North Chesterman Beach, in beautiful Tofino, British Columbia.
at this very special event will benefit The Smiling Blue Skies ® Cancer
Fund, part of the University of Guelph’s Veterinary College and Teaching
Hospital Pet Trust.
the spring of 2001, The Smiling Blue Skies ® Cancer Fund has been
supporting OVC Pet Trust’s quest to find more and and better ways to
deal with the devastating disease that is cancer, and together, we have
raised over $1.6 million!!
now, you are helping to fund over ONE DOZEN oncology studies,
including: Acute Myeloid Leukemia Study, Analysis of Cytokines in Dogs
with Multicentric Lymphoma Teated with the Madison-Wisconsin Protocol,
microRNA profiling for Diagnosis and Prognosis, Prognostication of
Canine T-cell Lymphoma, Effects of Benadryl in Dogs Undergoing Surgery
for Mast Cell Tumours, Analysis of Cytokines in Dogs with Osteosarcoma
Treated with Amputation, Radiation and/or Chemotherapy, and
Investigating Biomarkers for Metronomic (Low Dose) Cyclophosphamide
Treatment for Canine Soft Tissue Sarcoma.
also helped fund the very first Hemangiosarcoma Validation Study and
North America’s first Cancer Registry for Companion Animals.
Smiling Blue Skies offers 24/7 support to anyone whose life has been touched by cancer.
you to all the heroes out there, whether all grown up or “reaching
tall,” all giants in our eyes, who are helping to take a bite out of
cancer on behalf of the precious pets and people in our lives.
to 50 dog/human teams will run, walk, ride, pedal, swim, wade, paddle,
or row, in a mini-triathalon, course, along the expanse of Chesterman
Beach, by “The Wickaninnish Inn.”
will be something for everyone, including a “Kids Zone,” with the
“Pacific Rim Arts Society!!"
Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m., and
we’ll be off to the races at 10:00 a.m.
For details, please check out our Facebook page, at https://www.facebook.com/WoofFitMiniTriathlon/ and please visit www.smilingblueskies.com and please visit Tourism Tofino at http://www.tourismtofino.com/tofino-today/events
Long live blue skies, where hope is a kite and dreams really do come true.