Race Against Suicide: A charity 5k
The Charity Run That Helps Fight Suicide
In Southern Colorado
Run, hop, or skip alongside your Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention community at our amazing Colorado Springs 5K run or 3K walk at El Pomar Youth Sports Park on September 19, 2021.
Join us for our annual Race Against Suicide, a fundraising event to support the Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention Partnership. Run, Walk, or Crawl individually or with a team to help us raise funds to continue to support our community outreach programs and education.
5K Walk | 3K Run – VIRTUAL & IN – PERSON EVENT
Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the state of Colorado. This scary reality is something we can work together to change. Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention Partnership has been serving the Pikes Peak Region in the name of suicide prevention since 1993. PPSPP provides free suicide resources and suicide support services to our community in efforts to increase awareness, provide education and to connect individuals and organizations to needed resources.
Virtually: Walk or Run anytime between Sunday, September 12th starting at Midnight through the day of the in-person race on Sunday, September 19th at Midnight.
In-Person: Walk or Run at El Pomar Sports Park in Colorado Springs, Co on Sunday, September 19th
EARLY BIRD PRICING THROUGH JULY 31st | $20
July 31st – Race Day | $35
– Race bib & timing
– Swag Bag
Your entrance fee will support Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention Partnership in offering training programs to the community:
- Support Rooted in Love Training
- Mental Health First Aid Training
- Group Support Sessions
- Community Outreach Programs
- Individual Counseling
3K Race: $35.00
5K Race: $35.00
Your $35.00 registration fee will provide you with entrance to the 5K or 3K, race bib, participation pin, access to health vendors, entry to our 1st annual Art Pop-Up Show & our tree planting ceremony and tribute hosted by our partners Heartbeat Survivors After Suicide. We cannot wait to see you on race day!
Donate, Fundraise, or Become a Sponsor Options:
There are three ways to support PPSPP outside of registering for the Race Against Suicide.
- When you register, you have the option of providing your fundraising link to others so they can donate through you.
- If you or someone you know can not join the event as a registrant, simply donate to PPSPP to support our ongoing community efforts.
- Have a local business you’d like to promote? Become a sponsor of the Race Against Suicide and not only advertise yourself, but support a non-profit along the way.
Race Day Details:
Where: El Pomar Youth Sports Park
What: 3K walk or 5K run
When: September 19, 2021 at 9:00 am (Day of Registration will start at 8:00 am and Check-in starts at 8:30 am. Race begins at 9:00 am)
We offer sponsorship opportunities at a range of donation prices. Your sponsorships can help pave the way for our program’s success.
Learn More About Available Sponsorships Here!
Race packet pick-ups are at the following locations:
- Thursday September 16 at Parry’s Pizza on Barnes from 530-7pm
- Friday September 17 at 1350 Distilling on Pikes Peak Ave from 530-7
Pre-Registered Race Participants (both in-person & virtual) can pick up their race packets and swag bags. T-shirts will be available at the race or for pick up the week after the event at the center.
Registration opens at 8am on race day.