Saturday October 7, 2023
Fun Run - 8:00 am
5k - 8:30 am
Race will be held at the Case Community Park in Sand Springs, OK.
Race day packet pick up and registration begins: Saturday 7:00 am **REGISTRATION LINES GET VERY CROWDED IN THE LAST 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE EVENTS, SO PLEASE ARRIVE WITH PLENTY OF TIME!
Please join us for the 2023 Pregnancy & Infant Loss 5K and Fun Run in Sand Springs!
Austin and I started this race back in 2018 in honor of our son, Jacob Austin Ryan, who was stillborn January 23rd, 2018. Since then, we have met so many people and families that have experienced similar losses including our dear friends, Matt and Cassie Barnett. Their daughter, Elizabeth “Elle” Jane Barnett, was stillborn on August 28th, 2021. And their son, Paxton "Pax" Brently Barnett, who was also stillborn on March 23rd, 2023.
This will be the 2nd year that we're partnering with Matt and Cassie! Co-hosting with these two incredible people makes this event that much more meaningful. We’re not only honoring our babies, Pax, Elle, & Jacob, but all babies that left this earth far too soon. The number of families dealing with these types of losses is staggering and, sadly, mostly dealt with in silence. We have found that there were hundreds of people within our own community that were honored to be able to walk or run for their babies, and for those close to them.
We will be using Tatur Racing again to provide chip timing on a USATF-certified 5K course at Case Community Park. Tatur is a Tulsa-based company and we are very excited to experience their expertise once again. In addition to timing service, this year’s race will also feature a 1-mile Fun Run for participants of all ages!
Again, 100% of our net profits will be donated to two amazing nonprofit organizations: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep (NILMDTS) and Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death (M.E.N.D.)
For more information about these outstanding nonprofit groups, you may visit their websites linked below.
We hope that you will join us for the 2023 Pregnancy & Infant Loss 5K and Fun Run!
If you have any interest in becoming a sponsor for the event, please send us a message and we will send you our donor letter!
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