Octo8k Special Run

Event Date

Sat, Oct 4, 2014


Colorado Springs, CO

About This Activity

Special Kids Special Families will hold its 2nd Annual Octo8k/1k Special Run & Wheelchair Derby on Saturday, October 4th starting at 9am at the University Village Colorado at 5280 N Nevada Avenue in Colorado Springs.  Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are welcome to attend!   All proceeds from the event will benefit SKSF programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities and special needs.  Participants will also be able to enjoy a Business Expo where various companies will be displaying information and offering free services.  The Wheelchair Derby, which will begin at 9:30am, is a special attraction designed for individuals in wheelchairs in which they’ll be guided through a maze like course encouraging them to the finish line for a special prize at the end.   Don’t miss the early bird registration discount!  All registered participants will receive an event t-shirt (except teams), refreshments and “swag bag” that will include coupons, vendor materials and promo items.  Visit our website for details and to sign up: www.SKSFfundraisers.org or call (719) 447-8983.

Event schedule and times


5280 N Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Event activities:

  • ?8k (5 mile) run on the  - Out & Back on the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail
  • 1k Family Run/Walk/Roll
  • Wheelchair Derby: special attraction designed for individuals in wheelchairs guided through a maze like course
  • Business Expo: featuring local community businesses promoting information & offering free services
  • Refreshments & snacks provided to all runners
  • Swag/promotion bag given to all registered runners with coupons, vendor materials and promo items
  • Prizes for top finishers
  • Event T-shirt: provided to all registered individual runners*
  • Musical entertainment provided by Springs Sounds DJ

?* While supplies last - register early to get your t-shirt size!  Registered TEAM runners are not supplied with event t-shirts & encouraged to wear their company, school, or organization shirts!.

Schedule of Events:

7:30am - Vendor table set-up & runner registration & check-in

9am: 8k/1k starts

9:30am: Wheelchair Derby opens

8am-Noon Business Expo

Prizes awarded after event to top winners in each race!  Dress warm as early October mornings tend to be chilly!

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