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By JOHN McCALLUM
Managing Editor 

Wild Dogs raises funds for Cheney dog park

Proponents continue talks with city on location, plan September fundraiser

 

Last updated 8/15/2019 at 8:51am



The Cheney Dog Park Association staged a triathlon on Aug. 3 for youth ages 5-14 to help raise money for a place for their furry friends. Ostensibly billed as “Wild Dogs,” the triathlon taking place at Cheney’s municipal pool raised $295 to go towards efforts to build a park in the city.

“It was so much fun,” dog park proponent Chris Babcock said in an email. “We will definitely be doing this again next year.”

Youth taking part entered into a triathlon that included swimming, biking and running events. Kids ages 5-9 swam 25 yards, biked one mile and ran six-tenths of a mile wh...



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