Join us for the Liberty Point 5K Run/Walk this 4th of July and start your day off with a bang!
Wednesday, July 4th
7:30 am Race Start
(6:15 – 7:00am registration) *Registration will close promptly at 7am
Pueblo West ~ Liberty Point
For more information: http://www.pueblounitedway.org/libertypoint5k/
Enjoy a brisk walk or run with your family and friends while supporting a great Pueblo cause–United Way!
UNITED WAY, THE PUEBLO WEST CHAMBER, PUEBLO WEST METRO DISTRICT AND SNAP FITNESS TO HOST LIBERTY POINT 5K RUN/WALK
United Way of Pueblo County, Snap Fitness 24/7, the Pueblo West Metropolitan District and Pueblo West Chamber of Commerce will host the 5th Annual Liberty Point 5K Run/Walk in coordination with the Pueblo West 4th of July festivities on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. This year’s race is sponsored by Health Access Pueblo, Parkview- Pueblo West Emergency Services and KCSJ 590. The whole community is invited to come out and enjoy a brisk walk or run with family and friends, while also supporting United Way of Pueblo County- helping many people in need right here in Pueblo County!
Participants will run/walk south to Liberty Point and then circle back to the start location (intersection of Joe Martinez and Purcell Blvds). A special plaque will be presented to the overall male and female winners and placement medals will be given for the first and second place males and females in each age division (walkers and runners). Walkers and runners of all ages are welcome and encouraged to attend. Last year, more than 520 people participated in the race. This year’s event will feature new improvements, including an easy, online registration process at no additional cost to participants and state-of-the-art chip timing provided by RaceRite in an effort to streamline registration and results.
Participants are very strongly encouraged to preregister ahead of the race to simplify the process the morning of and to save money. Preregistered participants will also receive a custom giveaway item (2 item maximum per family registration) and a 30-day Snap Fitness 24/7 membership! A pre-race preregistered packet pickup has been added for the 2012 event and will be held Tuesday, July 3, 2012 from 10am to 6pm at 2631 E. 4th Street, Pueblo, CO 81001 (City and County Housing and Human Services building).
Interested participants can preregister through 12pm, noon on July 2nd online or by completing and submitting a paper registration. Online registration is available at www.prerace.com/races/event/39261 or www.pueblounitedway.org. Paper forms may be picked up
or dropped off at Snap Fitness 24/7 (198 S. Purcell Blvd, M-F 10am – 5pm), the Pueblo West Metro District (109 E. Industrial, M-F 8am – 5pm), the Pueblo West Chamber (7 E Spaulding, M-F 10am – 3pm), Pueblo West Parks and Recreation (340 E Hahns Peak, M-F 7am – 4:30pm) or United Way. Preregistration cost: $15 per person or $35 for a family registration. Credit card payments will be accepted at no extra cost through online registration. All preregistrations (paper and online) must be received no later than 12pm, noon on July 2.
Participants may also register the morning of the race from 6:15 – 7:00am; however, preregistration is strongly encouraged. Race day registration will close promptly at 7am. Race day registration cost is $25 per person or $50 maximum for a family registration. Credit card payments will not be accepted at race day registration. Traffic must enter from Purcell Boulevard as Joe Martinez will be closed for the Pueblo West Wet/Dry Parade and other activities. Purcell Boulevard will be closed at Maher Dr. to all traffic at 7:15am.
After the race, attendees are encouraged to stick around and enjoy the other fun Pueblo West 4th of July festivities, including the Wet/Dry Parade, Street Festival, Car Show and Fireworks. For more information on the Pueblo West 4th of July activities, contact the Pueblo West Chamber of Commerce at 719-647-9086.
All proceeds benefit United Way funded programs. Last year, programs funded by United Way of Pueblo County provided more than 110,000 units of service to those in need in Pueblo County. This is made possible through generous contributions to United Way, along with proceeds from events like the Liberty Point 5K Run/Walk. Visit UWPC’s website for a complete listing of the many organizations who receive funding and to find out how you can make a difference through giving or volunteering.
United Way of Pueblo County would like to thank the many partners of this event and the Southern Colorado Runners Club for their continued support and outstanding collaboration! Sponsorship opportunities for the Liberty Point 5K Run/Walk are available. For more information, please contact United Way at 719-583-4455 or visit www.pueblounitedway.org.
Important improvements for 2012
- Chip timing provided by RaceRite
- Streamlined registration and results
- Pre-race preregistered packet pickup