On Your Mark, Get Set, Go! Africa’s Speedy Animals

Guest blog by Julie West, Wildlife Protection Solutions

The annual Running Wild fundraiser is a less than a month away, so get your running shoes ready for a fun run and good company! Proceeds will benefit Wildlife Protection Solutions and other wildlife organizations working to conserve threatened animals in Africa. Whether you run fast like a cheetah or slow like a tortoise, there’s a place for everyone at this community event. In the meantime, enjoy this primer on the running speeds of five African land animals these organizations help protect. Continue reading

Spotlight: Wildlife Protection Solutions


Are you already signed up to race in Running Wild’s annual community event this June? If you support Running Wild, then you know that the fundraiser is a great way to spend a day with friends and family for a cause you care about: protecting endangered animals in Africa. But you might not know about the wildlife conservation organizations that benefit from your participation.

In 2019 Running Wild will partner for its fifth year with Wildlife Protection Solutions (WPS), a Denver-based non-profit that uses technology to protect endangered species and ecosystems. WPS is among four beneficiaries that will receive a portion of the race proceeds for the work they do on behalf of African wildlife.  We’re excited to share their story and think you’ll be inspired to learn about their projects and the species they protect. Continue reading