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Hit the trails with your furry bestie and support NRVT on May 5

You are invited to participate in the first annual Mutt Strut on the Norwalk River Valley Trail on Saturday, May 5, 2018 (Rain date, May 12)

Get your dogs out on the trail to raise money for the Norwalk River Valley Trail (NRVT) and a day of fresh air and fun!  "We are urging our community to come together to build more of the NRVT, creating further opportunities to hike, bike, and dog walk in a healthy, beautiful, peaceful environment," says Charlie Taney, Executive Director, Norwalk River Valley Trail.

All dogs must be on a leash.

Please take note of the following starting locations:

  • Norwalk: Lockwood Mathews rear parking lot
  • Wilton: Commuter parking lot at Wolfpit Rd & Rt. 7
  • Ridgefield & Redding: Parking area at Simpaug Turnpike & Rt.7

This fun event for all ages will feature dog bandanas, dog goody bags, and a dog selfie station! Oh, and lots of prizes!

  • Dog with the most creative costume: Wins a free Mobile Spa grooming for your dog from The Canine Company!
  • Top fundraisers in Norwalk, Wilton, Ridgefield and Redding:  Each wins a Cannondale Bike!

Teams, families and individuals will strut their mutts from 10:00 AM—2:00 PM. 

Details: 
8:00 AM                       Volunteers arrive for Set Up 
9:00 – 10:00 AM          Sponsor Check-In and Set up 
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM    Hikers & Mutts Check-In 
2:00 PM                       Mutt Strut concludes

Want to volunteer for the Mutt Strut? Contact your town captain:

Norwalk:        Mike Mushak,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Wilton:           Helen Rendell-Baker,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Ridgefield:     Amy Bertolino,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Redding:       Jason Howard,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Coordinator:  Charlie Taney,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Register for the Mutt Strut HERE.

The Norwalk River Valley Trail (NRVT) will be a 35-mile multi-use trail that will run from Norwalk to Danbury. In Norwalk and Wilton segments of the NRVT are complete. In Redding and Ridgefield segments of the trail have been selected for engineering and construction in 2018-2019. Visit www.nrvt-trail.com for details.

*Image courtesy NRVT

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