We are proud to offer the second annual Colorado Springs Big Gay 5K in partnership with PrideFest. The Big Gay 5K will take place at 10:00am Sunday July 20th, one hour before the Pride Parade. The race will be on city streets following 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!
Date: July 20th 2014
Distance: 5K (3.1 miles)
Location: America the Beautiful Park, Colorado Springs
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
Start Time: 10:00am July 20th 2014
Packet Pick Up: July 20th 2014 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 race will follow the parade route, starting and ending in America the Beautiful Park. We will run a loop through the park and then go north on Colorado Avenue, east on Tejon Street, and south on Cimaron and turn around and head back to American the Beautiful Park to watch the Pride Parde 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 18
$35 July 19-20
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 19-20 registration.
Swag: All participants will receive a free Big Gay 5K t-shirt.