The 5K Course Along the Beach
Jen's 5k Charity Run

Over the past several months, Jen planned a 5k/1k fun run charity event for the Connections Therapeutic Riding program, and today, the event finally took place. Special thanks to Readytalk, Whole Foods, ARES, and Starbucks who donated various goods and services for the event.

 
Jen and her Dad
Jen and her Dad
The night before the race, we drove around the park creating signposts with directions for the run. "So what are you doing with the hammer?" asked a police officer.
Smokey Hill
Smokey Hill
The run took place at Smokey Hill in Cherry Creek State Park.
 
Pictures from the Program
Pictures from the Program
Everybody Wins
Everybody Wins
Cookies, Balloons and Ribbons
Cookies, Balloons and Ribbons
 
The Finish Line
The Finish Line
ARES Volunteers
ARES Volunteers
The Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) District 22, provided communications support throughout the course.
Jen Instructs the ARES Team
Jen Instructs the ARES Team
 
The Safety Team
The Safety Team
The Registration Table
The Registration Table
Kim, a coworker of Jen's, works the registration table.
Jen and Kim
Jen and Kim
 
Registration Begins
Registration Begins
Jen Rallys the Troops
Jen Rallys the Troops
The 5K Starts
The 5K Starts
 
The 5K Course Along the Beach
The 5K Course Along the Beach
Waiting at the Finish Line
Waiting at the Finish Line
"It's a bird, it's a plane..."
"It's a bird, it's a plane..."
 
"...it's a Balloon"
"...it's a Balloon"
Reloading the Bubble Gun
Reloading the Bubble Gun