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Big Gay 5k Boulder

Sun September 9, 2018 Boulder, CO 80302 US Directions



10:00AM MDT


10:00AM MDT

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11th and Pearl St
Boulder, CO US 80302


The Big Gay 5K in Boulder has gone through a makeover this year and will feature a new start/finish line, new course on the streets, and new distance options to participate!

The Big Gay 5K-Boulder helps support Boulder Pride dba Out Boulder. Out Boulder’s mission is to educate, advocate and provide services, programs and support for Boulder County’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer communities. Please consider making a contribution directly to Out Boulder during your registration. 


NEW! Start/Finish Line: This year's race will begin in the heart of downtown Boulder at the intersection of Pearl and 10th St.

NEW! Distances: Our classic, the 5k will of course be our main event but a new one mile route will be offered for those looking for a quick shot of endorphins and a fast track to party time.

NEW! Course: This year's Big Gay 5k Boulder will allow participants to RUN IN THE STREET for the first time in its history! The start/finish line will be located at Pearl and 11th St and head west to 3rd and Pearl, then loop back to 11th for the one mile walk or sprint. The 5k will feature three of these one-mile loops. After the run is complete, participants will head over to Boulder Pride Fest at Central Park where timing medals and costume contest prizes will be and awarded.

NEW! Start Time: 10:00am

Parking: ​As with all PrideFest activities parking is going to be tight. Look for street parking in and around Central Park & Civic Area or one of the nearby parking lots or garages.​

T-shirt: All participants will receive a Big Gay 5K t-shirt!

Awards: The top 3 finishers in each of the following categories will be recognized in our awards ceremony: Male, Female, and Non-Binary.

Costume Contest: Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 costumes as awarded by audience applause.

Packet Pick-Up: Participants can pick up their bibs, t-shirts, and goody bags at the OutBoulder office (2132 14th St., Boulder, CO 80302) on Saturday, September 8 from 2pm to 4pm.

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!


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