Community Events

Public events listed do not and shall not be construed to be an endorsement by the Castle Rock Chamber.  Dates/Times subject to change without notice.
The Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center Enthusiasts Needed
Jan 15 – Feb 29 all-day
The Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center Enthusiasts Needed @ Harmony Equine Center

Calling all equine enthusiasts! Ever wondered what it would be like to share groundskeeping and stall mucking duties with over 100 of your newest friends? To not only groom, but build relationships with some of the deserving horses who may have never known such compassionate care?

If you have a soft spot in your heart for these majestic creatures, and some extra time on your 2024 calendar, the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center™ could use your help.

We’re looking for hardworking individuals to join our Harmony family of volunteers and staff committed to providing love and support to the equines in our care. Here’s what you need to know:

Now through February 29, all application fees will be waived.

Apply before February 1 to join our next onboarding group! (Or keep a lookout for upcoming opportunities in March, April, and May.)

Applicants must be able to commit 3 hours per week at our Franktown, CO facility for a minimum of 6 months.

Sign up here today and be a part of the transformation in these horses’ lives.

The Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center™ is a private rehabilitation and adoption facility for abused and neglected horses, ponies, donkeys and mules that have been removed from their owners by law enforcement authorities. The Harmony Equine Center also serves as a central hub where horses from humane societies and rescue groups can receive training and rehoming.

The 168-acre facility includes three sizable, well-equipped barns for intake, training and adoptions, 26 pastures and turnouts, two indoor riding arenas and an education center. Our knowledgeable, professional staff and dedicated volunteers provide safe shelter, nutritious feed, top-quality care and training to the equines at the center.

RACE RESULT Announces Revolutionary Ubidium Timing System at the 6th Annual ShamROCK Stampede
Mar 16 all-day
RACE RESULT Announces Revolutionary Ubidium Timing System at the 6th Annual ShamROCK Stampede @ Douglas County Events Center

Castle Rock, CO — Exciting news awaits participants of the upcoming ShamROCK Stampede, as RACE RESULT introduces its groundbreaking Ubidium timing system in collaboration with RUN to Change Lives. This event, set in Castle Rock, CO, marks a significant milestone as one of the inaugural deployments of this state-of-the-art technology in North America.

“RACE RESULT is pleased to announce the ShamROCK Stampede in Castle Rock, CO, has been selected as one of the first events in North America where our revolutionary new Ubidium passive timing system will be deployed, “ announced Mark Bockmann, CEO of RACE RESULT Americas, Inc.

“The new technology allows start or finish lines as long as 75 feet with a single system, which is unheard of in the industry. Ubidium also boasts unparalleled timing accuracy, connectivity, weatherproofing, portability, and battery life, to name a few additional benefits. At this event, we are happy to partner with Jason and Gina Anguiano, the Co-Founders of RUN to Change Lives, to showcase our new technology.”

“We are thrilled to be at the forefront of this technological advancement in race timing with RACE RESULT’s introduction of the Ubidium system at the 6th Annual ShamROCK Stampede. This partnership signifies a leap forward in how we measure and celebrate achievements and aligns perfectly with our mission at RUN to Change Lives to provide unparalleled experiences for our participants. The accuracy, reliability, and innovative features of Ubidium will undoubtedly elevate the participant experience, making our events even more engaging and memorable,” remarked Jason.

Gina Anguiano, Co-Founder of RUN to Change Lives, echoed the sentiment, stating, “We are proud to collaborate with RACE RESULT to bring this game-changing technology to our racers and look forward to setting new standards together in race timing.”


RACE RESULT is the innovation leader in the market of sports timekeeping technology. With headquarters in Germany and eight offices around the globe, RACE RESULT offers a complete timing package — from race numbers and event supplies to timing transponders and systems using active or passive timing technology, including timing and scoring software.

About RUN to Change Lives:

RUN to Change Lives is a dynamic and inclusive race organization company with a mission to inspire and facilitate positive change through the power of movement. We believe that the profound impact of every stride, every heartbeat, and every finish line crossed is a step towards a healthier world. We are committed to creating memorable, engaging race experiences that challenge and celebrate our participants and contribute to meaningful causes.