17th Annual Second Wind Walk/Run; Last day for online registration is 09/14/2018

17th Annual Second Wind Walk/Run; Last day for online registration is 09/14/2018

Saturday, September 15, 2018   •  5k, 1/4 mile, 1 mile, or 5K walk


13175 W. Green Mountain Dr, Lakewood, CO    view map


The Second Wind Walk/Run event is returning to Green Mountain this year! The Walk/Run has been going 17 years strong to raise funds to save the lives of youth at risk for suicide. Join other Coloradans on Saturday, September 15, 2018 to walk, to run, to heal, to remember, or to celebrate life.There will be a a short program, entertainment, and a memorial dove release, followed by a 5K fun run and/or a 1 mile or 5K walk. This event also includes games, activities, music and a picnic lunch. All proceeds benefit Second Wind Fund to help pay for life-saving therapy for youth at risk of suicide in Colorado. Fees include a free t-shirt, for those who sign up early.

Fundraising for Second Wind Walk/Run - 2018

Second Wind Fund, a Colorado nonprofit organization, connects youth at risk for suicide with licensed therapists and pays for up to twelve sessions of therapy when there is a barrier to treatment. More than 5000 young people in Colorado have been referred to life-saving services through the Second Wind Fund program.

Fundraising Progress
$100,000 (Goal)
$965 (raised)

Course description:

Starts in the Green Mountain High School student parking lot, go .08 miles
Turn right onto W Green Mountain Dr, go .09 miles
Turn left onto W Alameda Pkwy (follow the sidewalk), go .55 miles
Turn left onto W Utah Ave, go .50 miles
Turn left onto S Welch Cir, go 1.54 miles
Turn left onto W Connecticut Dr, go .05 miles
Turn right onto S Wright St, go .06 miles
Turn left onto W Mississippi Ave, go .24 miles
End at the Green Mountain Presbyterian Church parking lot
Starts in the Green Mountain High School student parking lot
Head Northeast to the GMHS track
Take two laps around the track
After the 2nd lap, follow the signs to the path to Alameda Pkwy
Follow the sidewalk northeast down to Green Mountain Presbyterian Church
End at the church parking lot

Course maps:

 5K Runner/Walker Course  


Parking is free - just come to Green Mountain High School and follow our parking volunteers! WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE CARPOOLING! Please allow adequate time to park and be ready for the event. Please plan on arriving 20 minutes early to allow adequate time to park.

Awards info:

This is a fun run only this year. If you would like to be timed, please bring a timing device with you to the event. No awards will be provided.

Additional info

Remember to dress for the weather! Bring sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, and wear tennis shoes.
Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome.

Start Times for Walk & Run Events:

The 5k fun run will start at 10:45 am and walkers will immediately follow runners. All events start near the temporary buildings on the north side of the Green Mountain High School parking lot.

Event Contact Info:

If you have any questions, please call 720-962-0706 ext 19 or send an email to mmcknight@thesecondwindfund.org

Chip Timing:

This is a fun run only this year. No timing chips/bibs will be provided.

Packet pickup:

You can register and/or pick up your t-shirt in two ways:

1) Wednesday, September 12 at Green Mountain Presbyterian Church (12900 W. Alameda Pkwy) from 3:00 to 6:00pm

2) Event day, Saturday, September 15 at Green Mountain High School  (13175 W. Green Mountain Dr.) from 9:00 to 10:30am

Please note that this event is a fun walk/run only. The run will not be timed so no chips/bibs will be provided.

Please Note T-shirt policy: T-shirts will only be available if you have registered on or before 09/05/2018. After that date the t-shirts will be mailed to you for a $5.00 fee, and will not be shipped until after the event.

Registration info:

The registration fee is considered a tax-deductible donation if you are unable to participate for any reason. Donations and registration fees are non-refundable. Event will take place rain, snow, or shine.


• Student - Early Bird

$25.00    Expires 8/15/2018 11:59 PM

• Adult - Early Bird

$30.00    Expires 8/15/2018 11:59 PM

• Children under 6 are free


• I'd rather stay home in my pj's!








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