Trek the Trail

Trek the Trail

Trek the Trail


Saturday, October 15, 2022

Lot 580 Intersection of N. Nevada and North Campus Heights
Registration and Check-In starts at 8:30 am, warm-up at 8:45am and run/walk begins at 9:00 am.

Registration by September 14th includes a Trek the Trail 5k t-shirt.

Register Now!

The Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs is hosting the Trek the Trail 5k trail run/walk to benefit a student scholarship fund.

The event fosters leadership opportunities for students and is a zero-waste event focusing on sustainable, leave-no-trace ethics. The Trek the Trail 5k features beautiful UCCS natural campus trails and is the official UCCS Family Weekend 5k.

The event is being co-hosted by our outstanding college student organizations:

  • Exercise is Medicine

  • Beth-El Student Nurses Association

  • Nutrition Club 

In the last nine years, Trek the Trail has raised over $9,000 in scholarship funds for students. 

Registration fees
Registration by September 14th includes a Trek the Trail 5k t-shirt:

$20 – UCCS Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni

$25 – Adults & Community Members

$30 – For All Day-Of Registrants

All gifts in support of the University of Colorado are processed and receipted by the University of Colorado Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable entity CU Foundation Tax ID # 84-6049811.

We welcome sponsorships from individuals and corporations. In light of IRS clarifications of charitable donation rules, the University of Colorado cannot accept sponsorships from donor advised funds, private foundations, or qualified charitable distribution from a donor’s IRA (QCD), unless the sponsor waives all benefits from the sponsorship, including attendance at the sponsored event.

Net proceeds of the 2022 Trek the Trail 5k will benefit student scholarships.


We can't wait to see you there!

Can't make it? If you can’t join us to run in-person, you are invited to make a donation to benefit student scholarships funded through Trek the Trail! 


Thank you to our event Sponsors:

Want to be a Trek the Trail 5k Run/Walk Event Sponsor and support student scholarships while reaching a community of runners, health enthusiasts and UCCS students, staff, and faculty? Download the Sponsorship information packet to begin or contact Beth Graham for more information.

General Information

Parking: The race will start and finish in campus parking Lot 580. This is located on the east side of the intersection of N. Nevada Ave and North Campus Heights. Turn east into that parking lot from the stop light at North Campus Heights. Park in that lot. Carpooling or riding your bike is encouraged! Get Directions

Packet Pick-Up & Registration: Packet Pick-Up and race day registration will open at 8:30 am in Lot 580. 

Announcements & Warm-Up: Announcements and a brief warm-up begins at 8:45 am in Lot 580.

Ready, set, smile! The race will start at 9:00 am and we'll have a photographer on site taking some photos and some video! Photos will be posted on the race website afterwards.

Yummy (and local) post race snacks: Enjoy fresh and local post race snacks prepared and brought to you by the UCCS Nutrition Club.

For additional information or inquiries, please contact Jessica Kirby or Hazel Reyes.