Big Gay 5K - Denver The Big Gay 5K in Denver is going to be, well, BIG! The Big Gay 5K, in partnership with Denver PrideFest supports The Center in their efforts to advocate for the LGBT community of Denver. The Big Gay 5K will take place at 10:00am Saturday June 20th. The race will start and end in Civic Center Park. We will run east on 14th Avenue, turn into Cheesman Park and back to join the PrideFest activities! This race is for everyone; walkers, runners, kids, adults, gay and straight. Come to run. Come to have fun. Come to support. Come to PRIDE!
Fundraising: The Big Gay 5K helps support Denver Pride in their efforts to connect, support and empower the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people of Denver to achieve civil and social equality. Please consider making a contribution directly to The GLBT Community Center of Colorado during your registration.
We also encourage you to fundraise for the GLBT Community Center of Colorado.
Individuals who raise over $150 recieve:
- 50% reimbursement of registration fee and 2 free admission tickets to the 17th July Rooftop Happy Hour*
Individuals who raise over $250 recieve:
- 100% reimbursement of registration fee and 4 free admission tickets to the 17th July Rooftop Happy Hour*
*Must be 21 or older for admission to the Rooftop Happy Hour at the LGBT Community Center of Colorado
Parking: As with all PrideFest activities parking is going to be tight. Look for street
parking in and around the Civic Center Park or one of the city's parking garages.
Start Time: 10:00am June 20th 2015.
Packet Pick Up: On June 19 2015 the packet pickup will be from 11am to 7pm at The GLBT Community Center of Colorado 1301 E. Colfax Ave Denver, CO 80218. It is strongly recomended to pick up your packet on Friday, as race day packet pick up will be busy.
Race day packet pick up will be at Civic Center Park starting at 9:00am (Come early!!!)
Course: The Big Gay 5K will start on the south east side of Civic Center Park. We will run east on 14th Avenue, turn into Cheesman Park on Franklin St, take a loop around the north side of Cheesman Park, and then head back on 14th Avenue to join the PrideFest activities!
Awards: There will be awards for best dressed, times, and more!
Cost: $30 Through June 18
$35 June 19-20*
Registration: All registration, except June 19-20 registration, will be conducted through Active.com You can register in person at packet pickup or on race day. Click on the Registration button above to register.
T-shirt: All participants receive a Big Gay 5K t-shirt!
If you register after June 5 you may have to pick up your shirt from a local running company between July 13-17 (location to be determined). In the event that we run out of shirts, we will mail shirts to participants outside of the Denver area upon request.
Timing: The Big Gay 5K will be chip-timed with race results posted soon after the race.