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Dress for Success Denver Power Walk 5k at Stapleton’s Central Park
April 23, 2016
The only international 5K walk dedicated to empowering women on their quest for economic independence, The Power Walk for Dress for Success®, returns to Denver on Saturday, April 23rd at 10 a.m. at Stapleton’s Central Park Central Park (8801 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd). Online registration closes at midnight on Thursday, April 21 and is $25.00 per person and $5.00 per dog. Those who register early will receive a Dress for Success Power Walk t-shirt. To register please visit https://www.crowdrise.com/DenverPowerWalk. Pre-event festivities and on-site registration begin at 9:00 a.m. Prices increase the day of the event.
This 5k event promotes health and wellness and raises funds for the organization, which helps 1,500 women annually. Participants can sign up individually or with a team and are encouraged to wear costumes and showy accessories to win prizes for best dressed individual, team and dog.
Additional activities include:
– The Power Walk ‘festival’ after the walk offers free food, fun giveaways, sponsor information and other exciting activities for the whole family!
– The ‘Pink Life Saver’ bus will be on site during the event from 9 a.m. – Noon to provide free mammograms to women who are 40+ years of age, have an insurance card, ID and name of their primary care provider. Women who are interested can call 720-848-1030 to book an appointment and secure a spot.
– Act II Consignment is volunteering their time and a truck to collect clothes, shoes and accessories at the Power Walk from 9 a.m. – Noon. Clean out your closets and donate your gently worn work attire for women currently seeking employment through Dress for Success Denver’s programs.
Each mile on the 3.1 mile walk represents one of the three phases that the women of Dress for Success experience as they journey along their path to professional success—from being unemployed and searching, to recently employed and adjusting, to gainfully employed and succeeding. The Power Walk for Dress for Success is an integral part of the organization’s health and wellness programming, as true success is encompassing of all aspects of life, including physical wellbeing.