Social Summit: Fairplay Burro Days (video) |

Social Summit: Fairplay Burro Days (video)


“Fastest Ass up the Pass” – Sponsored by NuDream Homes

George Zack and Jack, $200

Guess the Winning Time

Denise Klinger, Wheat Ridge, Guessed 5:41:27 and actual winning time was 5:41:08, $500

Llama Race

Men’s Division -

1st Place, Chris Holcombe 32:07

2nd Place, Jared Cooper 32:08

3rd Place, Jack Erdle 32:24

Women’s Division -

1st Place, Noel Quinn 37:55

2nd Place, Amy Nordhagen, 38:30

3rd Place, Lydia Govinden, 40:50

Llama Rama

(Race is one llama and up to five racers usually in costume; fundraiser for organ donation; 31 teams participated.)

1st Place - Alpaca’n Heat

2nd Place – Golden Hooves

3rd Place – Licensed to Winn

Dog Race – Sponsored by the Kaplan Family & High Paw Pet Supplies

Junior Division

Nathaniel Larkin (age 8) with Chuffly, 1st Place

Evan Besoushko (age 9) with Ava, 2nd Place

Emily Rogers (age 8) with Max, 3rd Place

Senior Division

Kaylin Medina (age 11) with Winston, 1st place

Tanner Pedretti (age 12) with Ava, 2nd Place

Anand Bessinger (age 12) with Lola, 3rd Place

Outhouse Race - Sponsored by Shirley Septic and Deep Water Emergency Services

1st – Team Epilog (St. Joseph’s Church), “The Throne”, $125 and the Golden Toilet Seat Award. Team members: Mitchell Erdle, John Erdle, Mark Manta and Stephen Newman

2nd – South Park Boys and Girls Club, “Butt Busters”, $75 and the Golden Plunger Award.

People’s Choice Award, Rocky Mountain Rural Health/South Park High School Cheerleaders, “Pearly Gates”, $50

Parade Results

Best Marching Entry – South Park High School Cheerleaders, $100

Best Float Entry – Aspirations Dance Studio, $100

Best Equestrian Entry – Icelandic Horse Club of the Rockies, $100

Best Vehicle Entry – 1946 Chevy/South Park Community Church Vacation Bible School, $100

The town of Fairplay hosted its 68th annual Burro Days on Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31. George Zack and his burro Jack were the winners of the annual burro race. Over 10,000 people participate in festivities such as: burro races, llama races, kiddies pack dog races, parades, contests, over 140 arts & crafts booths, over 30 food vendor booths, local musical entertainment, dance & BBQ, pancake breakfast, Cowboy Church services and more.

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