Big Gay 5K Colorado Springs
We are proud to offer the first annual Colorado Springs Big Gay 5K in partnership with PrideFest. The Big Gay 5K will take place at 10:00am Sunday July 21st, one hour before the Pride Parade. The race will be on city streets following the parade route, starting and ending in America the Beautiful Park. This race is for everyone; walkers, runners, really fast runners, kids, adults, families, gay & straight. Come to run. Come to have fun. Come to support. Come to PRIDE!
Date: July 21st 2013
Distance: 5K (3.1 miles)
Location: America the Beautiful Park, Colorado Springs
126 Cimino Dr Colorado Springs CO 80903
Fundraising: The Big Gay 5K helps support Colorado Springs Pride in their efforts to connect, support and empower the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people of Colorado
Springs to achieve civil and social equality. Please consider making a
contribution directly to Colorado Springs Pride by clicking here
to visit our site.
Parking: You will need to park before you get to America the Beautiful Park. Look for street parking in downtown Colorado Springs or one of the city's parking garages.
Start Time: 10:00am July 21st 2013
Packet Pick Up: July 20th 2013 at the LGBT Community Center of the Pikes Peak Region 22 E Rio Grande St from noon-3:00pm and at America the Beautiful Park on race day
Course: The Big Gay 5K will follow the PrideFest parade route. We will start and end in America the Beautiful Park. The course goes from America the Beautiful park north to Colorado Ave. Runners will go east on Colorado Ave. then north on Tejon St up to Dale St, turn around and come back the same way. We will finish in America the Beautiful Park in time to cheer on the Pride Parade and join the PrideFest activities!
Awards: There will be awards for best dressed and best times!
Cost: $25 April 1 - May 31
$30 June 1 - July 19
$35 July 20-21
* All registration except July 20-21 registration will done online through Active.com A small
online registration fee will be added.
Registration: All registration, except July 20-21 registration, will be conducted through Active.com July 20 registration will be held at packet pick up from noon - 3:00pm at the LGBT Community Center of the Pikes Peak Region (22 E Rio Grande St), July 21 registration will begin at 8:00am at America the Beautiful Park in Colorado Springs, no additional fee will be added to July 20-21 registration. Click on the Registration button above to register.
Swag: All participants will receive a free Big Gay 5K t-shirt.
Timing: The Big Gay 5K will be timed with race results posted soon after the race.
Pleases Note: We will need to stick to a one hour cut off so we can be off the roads in time for the parade. Also we can't have strollers or dogs, sorry. If you have any questions, please contact us: email@example.com