Waldo Waldo 5K


Event Date

Sat, Oct 17, 2015


Colorado Springs, CO


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About This Activity

Join Us For the Fourth Annual Waldo Waldo 5K in Downtown Colorado Springs!

The Waldo Waldo 5K is a Colorado Springs family friendly 5K walk & fun run fundraiser. Registration comes with a Waldo or Wenda costume kit (characters from the popular "Where's Waldo?" children’s books) and the money raised benefits local nonprofits that support disaster relief and fire recovery, outdoor activities, and trails and open space maintenance in Colorado Springs and the surrounding community: Trails and Open Space Coalition and the Rocky Mountain Field Institute

The Waldo Waldo 5K is a fun and unique event for people of all-abilities including many first time 5k’ers, families, corporate teams, military teams, firefighters, experienced wheelchair users and even community members who were deeply affected by the fires.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Event details and schedule

The Waldo Waldo 5K is happening Saturday, October 17, 2014 Downtown Colorado Springs.

7:30 a.m. – Event opens (day of event registration begins, ends at 9:00)
8:30 a.m. – Warm up yoga for all ages (30 minute class)
9:00 a.m. – Day of event registration ends
9:30 a.m. – Big group photo
9:45 a.m. – Find your wave, running begins!
10:00 a.m. – Beer garden opens
11:00 a.m. –  Food trucks, beer garden, exhibitors, music

Parking & More Info

Handicapped parking

We will have a designated handicapped parking east of the Pioneers Museum. 

Free parking at the Antler's Hotel courtesy of Cushman & Wakefield. Enter from Pikes Peak or Antler's Place, but NOT from Colorado Avenue. The entrance from Colorado is bank parking, and is not free.

The parking garage on Nevada and Colorado (ABOVE ground, not the “Nosh” garage) is only $1 for all day on weekends and is right next door to the start/finish. The other city garages (Kiowa/Nevada and Bijou/Cascade) are also only $1 for the full day on weekends.

Please: NO dogs, due to the amount of people we are going to have in one location, we are choosing to keep dogs out of the event. Thank you for your consideration.

NO Refunds. Please consider your registration a donation to our wonderful non-profits doing excellent work right here in Colorado Springs!

Already have a costume? Make sure to select "I came last year and do not need a costume" when you place your order, and know that more of your registration fee will go to the beneficiaries!

Costume Sizes

Heads-up! Costumes fit to size but they are a little small around the head and shoulder area. If concerned about it, go with the larger size :)  

Sizes available:

  • Infant 12-18mo
  • Youth (with round glasses) – Small, Large
  • Waldo (men's with round glasses) – Small, Medium, Large, XXL
  • Wenda (women's with cat eye glasses) – Small, Medium, Large, XXL

We'll have costumes for you to try on at packet pickup to make sure you get the right fit!

Presenting Sponsor

The presenting sponsor of the 2015 Waldo Waldo 5K is elope, Inc. Their generous support has made this event  possible since its inception in 2012.

Elope, Inc. headquarters are in beautiful Colorado Springs. They design, manufacture, and distribute fun wearables including hats, sunglasses, costumes, and accessories to retailers around the world. For more information, visit www.elope.com.

Other sponsors:

Downtown Colorado Springs, Whole Foods, Bristol Brewing Compant, Aventa Credit Union, Colorado Springs Independent, Ent Federal Credit Union, Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Wildwood Casino, Chick-fil-A, Pacific Dental, Bingo Burger, SB Porta Bowl, Mining Exchange, Orange Theory Fitness, NOSH


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