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ReDONKulous Ranch Sanctuary & Rescue, Inc.

 

Our mission is to transform the lives of animals who live at or come through RRSR, to nurture relationships via social activities, to educate future owners regarding the care of each individual animal’s needs & welfare to promote a lasting relationship.

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Pack Burro Races

Pack burro racing is a sport indigenous to the State of Colorado which is deeply rooted in the state’s mining heritage. In the early days of the mining industry in Colorado, miners would take burros, which is the Spanish word for donkeys, through the mountains of Colorado while prospecting. Because the burros were carrying supplies, the miners could not ride the animals and so they would walk, leading the donkey. Legend has it two miners struck gold in the same spot and raced back to town to make their claim. Hence, the sport of pack-burro racing was born.

The current day Burro Races, which are held throughout small towns in Colorado, commemorate these men and women and their burros. In 2012, Pack burro racing was recognized as the official summer heritage sport in Colorado.

Black Canyon City Donkey Derby RACE

March 9, 2024, Black Canyon City, Arizona

3/6/9 miles

 

 

Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 16, 2024, Denver, CO

 

 

Run with the Burros California RACE 

April 13, 2024, Inyokern, CA

10/17/26 miles

 

Burro 101 Clinic & On-Course Training EVENT

May 5, 2024, Georgetown, CO

6.5 miles

 

Rim Rock Ranch Burro Run Roundup

May 18, 2024, Monte Vista, CO

8 miles (or more TBD)

May 17-19th pre-season pep rally weekend

Cleer Creek County Races (Memorial Day Weekend)

May 25, 2024, Georgetown, CO

8 miles

May 26, 2024, Idaho Springs, CO

5 miles

Creede Donkey Dash RACE

June 8, 2024, Creede, CO

10 miles and new shorter course TBD

 

Highlands Ranch 4th of July Parade 

July 4, 2024, Highlands Ranch, CO

 

Fairplay around London Mountain, Mosquito Pass Training Trek

July 15, 2024, Fairplay, CO

10 miles

Fun with Friends Run St. Elmo Training Excursion

July 28, 2024, St. Elmo, CO

12 miles

Fun with Friends Run Boreas Pass Training Excursion

August 4, 2024, Boreas Pass, CO

12 miles

Buena Vista Pack Burro RACE including burro-less runners

August 11, 2024, Buena Vista, CO

13 miles

Westcliff Pack Burro Race Inaugural RACE

August 24, 2024, Westcliff, CO

? miles

South Fork RACE

August 31, 2024, South Fork, CO

12/3 miles

Victor Pack Burro RACE

September 7, 2024, Victor, CO

7.5 miles

Frederick Pack Burro RACE

September 14, 2024, Frederick, CO

6 miles

Rollinsville RACE

September 15, 2024, Rollinsville, CO

15.5 miles

Sandam Burro Jam RACE

September 21, 2024, Dewey, AZ

3/6/10 miles

Massachusetts Donkey Derby

October 12, 2024,  MA

? miles

Burro Rentals

There are a variety of ways you may get involved with the burros and help them live productive and fufilling lives. Colorado Burro Rentals provides burros to rent for the Colorado Pack Burro Races. 

Rocky Mountain Beverage Burro offers a variety of burros available for hire to carry beverages or party favors for any occasion in any theme you desire. Rocky Mountain Beverage Burro |

Burro Rescue

Our mission is to transform the lives of animals who live or come through RRSR, to nurture relationships via social activities, to educate future owners regarding the care of each individual animal’s needs & welfare to promote a lasting relationship.

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