100% of proceeds from our events benefit local families in need.
Stache Dash 5K & Fun Run
June 16, 2019
The Stache Dash is a 5K and 1-mile kid’s fun run held in Canandaigua, NY. This annual event is held on Father’s Day, and brings together runners of all levels. The road course begins at the Elk’s lodge and takes you north on a tour of many of our beautiful neighborhoods before eventually taking you straight down Main St. back to the Elks lodge for the finish line and after party. Accompanying this race is a raffle that has grown in popularity over the years. Featuring items donated by local vendors, the raffle gives everyone a wonderful sampling of small business in Canandaigua.
Mighty Mosquito 99-Mile Trail Run & Relay
August 3-4, 2019
The Mighty Mosquito 99-mile Trail Run & Relay is one of the most unique trail running events in Western, NY. Teams take on a 3-loop course on the gorgeous trails of Mendon Ponds. Teams will camp at Stewart lodge while runners run each loop relay style for a total of 99 miles. Camping, trail running, camaraderie – this truly is a one of a kind experience! A solo option is offered as well for those brave enough to take on the challenge!
Burpees for Veterans
In addition to supporting families affected by cancer, we also do what we can do support the great service men and women in our area. Every other year, Blue Foundation collects cash donations for local veterans, and for each dollar raised, we do a burpee! In 2016 when this event kicked off, we raised over $1600 and did over 1600 burpees! Burpees for Veterans is an awesome event and our small way of saying thank you to the men and women that served our country to greatly!
2018 Donation: $2500 to the Canandaigua Veterans Club