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The 2021 Stride for Strays to benefit Animal Coalition of Tampa
is scheduled for October 30th, 2021

Join us at Al Lopez Park in Tampa on Saturday, October 30th for a Celebration of Animal Coalition of Tampa and a 1-Mile Nature Trail Walk through this beautiful local park made up of 132 acres and sprinkled with freshwater ponds. 

If you feel more comfortable walking in your own neighborhood, at a nearby park, or even on your treadmill at home, please do! Whether you join in person or virtually, please REGISTER with us and make sure to create or join a team and help us fundraise for Animal Coalition of Tampa and stand together to make Tampa Bay a happy place for animals.

We’re counting on our generous supporters now more than ever to ensure we can continue to provide affordable care to Tampa Bay’s cats and dogs. Thanks in advance for joining us!

If you are interested in joining us as a sponsor, or vendor at the event, please contact Samantha@actampa.org

2021 Event Detail

(More Coming Soon!)


1. Register Now to let animals know they can count on you. (Several Registration Levels Available)

2. Fundraise to help us continue our life-saving work.

3. Spread the Word. Send out a message through our event platform or on social media to your friends and family. Ask them for a $10 donation. Or more!

4. Join us at the event on October 30, 2021. Put it on your social media: tag your photo with #StrideforStrays and your team name, use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Share your experience!

The Reward

Every individual who raises $50 or more will receive a 2021 Animal Coalition of Tampa Stride for Strays T-Shirt.

The top fundraising team receives the coveted Golden Dog Bone award. And the most important reward… Knowing you will be helping the pets of Tampa Bay and doing a wonderful thing for your community!

Sponsors and Vendors

Please contact us at stride@actampa.org if you are interested in sponsoring the event or joining us as a Vendor.

Vendor Application Click Here!


Email photos of your teams or single / solo walkers so we can share them on social media. Email to stride@actampa.org

Costume Contest

We will also have a pet costume contest at the event. The pet with the most likes on social media will win a gift basket. Send costume photos to stride@actampa.org


Interested in Volunteering?
The “Stride” is a fun day in the park to raise funds for Animal Coalition of Tampa. It’s a way to raise awareness for the need of local pets to have affordable health care. Volunteers are needed to set up, prepare the walk, lead the walking path, get people to sign up, collect raffle items, tear down, pack up/clean up etc. To volunteer e-mail Samantha@ACTampa.org