Big Gay 5K - Colorado Springs We are proud to bring you the Big Gay 5K - Colorado Springs in partnership with PrideFest. The Big Gay 5K will take place at 10:00am Sunday July 12th, one hour before the Pride Parade. The race will the parade route, starting and ending 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!
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 to the right.
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 12th 2015
Packet Pick Up: July 11th 2015 at Runners Roost (121 N Tejon St) from 11am to 3pm and at America the Beautiful Park 1 hour before the race (9:00am) on race day.
Course: The race will follow the parade route, starting and ending in America the Beautiful Park. We will run on Colorado Avenue, east on Tejon Street, and south on Cimaron and turn around, head back to American the Beautiful Park and finish with a loop throught the park, just in time to watch the Pride Parde and join the PrideFest activities!
Awards: There will be awards for best dressed and best times!
$30 Through - July 10
$35 July 11-12
Registration: All registration, except July 11-12 registration, will be conducted through Active.com July 11 registration will be held at packet pick up location and time to be determined, July 12 registration will begin at 8:00am at America the Beautiful Park in Colorado Springs, no additional fee will be added to July 11-12 registration. Click on the Registration button above to register.
T-shirts: All participants will receive a free Big Gay 5K t-shirt.
If you register after July 1 you may have to pick up your shirt from a local running company between August 7-14. We will mail shirts to participants outside of the Colorado Springs area upon request in the event that we run out of shirts. This avoids you having to return to Colorado Springs between August 7-14 to get your shirt.
Timing: The Big Gay 5K will be professionally 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. If you have any questions, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org