2019 PH in the Park Logo

11th Annual PH in the Park
Sunday, August 25, 2019
City Park
2001 Steele St
Denver, CO 80205

2019 marks the 11th year of the pulmonary hypertension collaborative fundraiser with the University of Colorado Denver, Children’s Hospital Colorado and PHA. The first fundraiser event was a gala in 2008; since then, it has been a 5K run/walk and community awareness event in City Park. When you register, might we suggest an additional donation of $11 to honor the 11th year of this wonderful event?  

Show your support of the PH community by registering for PH in the Park 2019! Get involved by:

  • Becoming a Team Captain: Create a team, set a fundraising goal and invite everyone you know to join you and raise money
  • Joining an existing team: Set a personal fundraising goal and fundraise alongside your teammates. 
  • Contributing: Make a donation to an existing team, or the whole event. 
  • Sponsoring: PHA offers companies the opportunity to reach a wide audience while showing their commitment to the PH community.

Event Information
Sunday, August 25, 2019
City Park
2001 Steele Street
Denver, CO 80205

Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Event Start: 9:00 a.m.

Online Registration Costs:
Adults $40
Adult PH Patients $35
Children $30
Children PH Patients $25
Dog Registration $5
*Online Registration closes at 11:59PM on Friday, August 23, 2019

On-Site Registration Costs:
Adults $50
Adult PH Patients $35
Children $40
Children PH Patients $25
Dog Registration $10



Attire: Sunday looks warm! Weather forecasts for anticipate a high of 97F and low of 61F.

Arrivals: Plan to arrive at City Park at 8:00am (8:30am at the latest) so you have plenty of time to park, register, enjoy the vendor booths, get a sneak peek at silent auction items, munch on some snacks and hydrate prior to walking or running.

Parking: PH patients can park directly by the Pavilion. Check out this map: http://docdro.id/57qB7fu. There are up to 80 spaces for patients. All other participants can park at or near the City Park zoo or museum (22nd and Colorado). Volunteers will be posted at streets around the park holding signs to help direct traffic. Golf carts will be available to take you from the parking areas at the museum and zoo to the registration tables.

Registration: There will be signs posted to direct you to the registration area. EVERYONE (even if you registered online) must check-in at the registration tables to get your race bib and t-shirt. Race bibs contain a timing chip. Registration includes the new PASSPORT TO PULMONARY HYPERTENSION EDUCATION. You will take your passport on a journey to different educational booths. At each booth, you will receive a stamp in your passport. Submit your completed passport at the end of the event to the “Portal to Education” for a chance to win a PHabulous prize. (Must be present to win). Passports must be dropped off at the “Portal of Education” by 10:30am. The educational booths will be open and ready for travelers from 8:30am – 10:30am.

If you are unable to attend the event to pick up your t-shirt, you can have a friend or family member who is attending the event pick-up your t-shirt for you.

Message for PH Patients: Medals are given out at the end of the event to winners in different classes and categories. There are categories for running/walking/scooting (however you cross the finish line) and PATIENTS, too! When you check in at registration, please make sure you get a purple race number (specific for patients).

Dogs: You can register your dog online ($5) or in person at the event ($10) to walk/run with you at the event. Pick up a zebra-print bandana to put around your dog’s neck. Your dog MUST be leashed at all times during the event. Please bring plastic baggies or whatever you need to clean up after your dog, too. Thank you!

Timed 5K: Will start promptly at 9:00am. 3 water/oxygen/first aid stations are set-up around the race course. 

1 mile walk: Will start at 9:05am. 1 water/oxygen/first aid station is set-up around the course; benches to sit and take a break are around the lake as well.

*Note that strollers, wagons, wheelchairs and Razor scooters are welcome at the event!

For those who are not participating in the run/walk, the kids’ area, educational booths, and the silent auction will be up and running throughout the entire event for your enjoyment. Kolo the clown and friends will be there as well as the King Stand Band and Harmonics playing some wonderful tunes.

Silent Auction: Be sure you make time to bid on the awesome baskets and opportunities in our silent auction.

Race results: If you utilized a timing chip, the link for where results of the timed 5k will be posted during and post-event online is: https://halsports.net/event/ph-in-the-park-2019/ . This link can be accessed on mobile phones. You can also access results via the HAL Sports results app. To download on either the App Store or Android Play Store, follow this link to download the app on your smart device.

Facebook page: Check it out for great pics and updates after the event here.

Twitter page: https://twitter.com/phinthepark


8:00 – 8:45am: Race Check-in (at City Park Pavilion near 17th and Steele)
8:55am: Singing of the National Anthem 
9:00am: 5K timed race begins
9:05am: 1 mile walk begins
8:30 – 10:30am: Silent Auction is running
8:30 – 10:30am: Educational Booths are open
8:30 – 10:30am: Kids’ Area is running
10:30am: PH Educational Session and Race Awards Ceremony
10:50am: Silent Auction Winning Bids Announced and Drawing for Winner of Passport Prize

Register today! Challenge yourself by setting a fundraising goal and asking friends and family to support you.

Volunteers Needed for the event on Sunday, August 25th! There are a variety of volunteer roles available such as helping at registration tables, water/first-aid stations, set-up/tear-down, etc. If you are interested in volunteering at this year’s PH in the Park event please fill out the volunteer application here or contact Sierra Seidel at volunteer@childrenscoloradofoundation.org.

PHA is the world’s leading pulmonary hypertension (PH) organization. At the heart of the PH community, PHA’s work saves lives, fuels personal passions and empowers people living with PH to confidently face challenges that confront them. PHA is the only national nonprofit providing support and educational resources for people living with PH, families, caregivers, health care professionals who specialize in caring for people with the disease and PH researchers searching for a cure.