Colorado Pulmonary Hypertension 5K Run for PHun 2013

Sunday, September 15, 2013


EVENT UPDATE: The 4th Annual Pulmonary Hypertension 5K Run for PHun will occur as planned this Sunday at City Park.

Online Registration is now closed, but you can still register on race day!

Join us for our fourth annual 5K event to support Pulmonary Hypertension research and awareness. Post-Event Expo, Kids Area, Silent Auction, and an Educational Session will make this an exciting event you will not want to miss!

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), The University of Colorado Denver, and Children’s Hospital Colorado, will be hosting its 4th annual Colorado Pulmonary Hypertension 5K Run for PHun on Sunday, Sept. 15th at 9:00 a.m. at City Park in Denver.

Pulmonary hypertension is a rare, under-diagnosed, and often misdiagnosed disease. The disease causes high blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries. This makes it harder for the blood to flow through the lungs to pick up oxygen.  This causes potentially life-threatening consequences such as right heart failure. When diagnosed in time, treatments can be administered that improve quality of life and may prolong it. At this time there is no cure; but we believe through research we will find the cure for PH.

We appreciate your willingness to help us raise money and awareness to fight this disease.  On behalf of PH patients, family members, caregivers and friends, we thank you for your participation and support in this annual event.

Schedule of Events:

8:00 – 8:45a.m. Race Check-in

9:00a.m. Run/Walk Begins

8:30 – 10:30a.m. Silent Auction

8:30 – 10:30a.m. Kids Area

10:30a.m. Awards Ceremony

11:00a.m. Educational Session

$25 Pre-registration (by 9/12/13) includes Race T-shirt and Grab Bag

$35 Event Day Registration includes Race T-shirt and Grab Bag (although size not gauranteed).

View Race Day Staging Map

This year's Race will include a 5K route and a 1 mile PHun Route

NEW! If a stroll in the park fits your child or your stamina better, this year's event now includes a 1 mile PHun Run Route around picturesque Ferril Lake. 

Race Day Parking:

Race attendees should plan to enter City Park on race day from the Colorado Boulevard and 22nd Avenue entrance on the east side of the park. All other entrances will be closed on race day.

View event parking map

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For more information, please contact:

Beth Coleman (Children’s Hospital Colorado) or 720-777-5825

Deb McCollister (University of Colorado) or 720-848-6540