Category: Around Pueblo

2nd Annual Rise & Shine 5K Fun Run / Walk – Pueblo, CO – CANCELLED

Due to Covid-19 this event has been cancelled.  Thank you to all the support we were given for this event!

Have you ever thought about participating in a 5K (3.1 miles)?  Join us April 11th at City Park, as we help impact Pueblo.  All proceeds go to Backpacks or Love & other FWC Outreach Ministries right here in Pueblo.

2nd Annual Rise & Shine 5K Fun Run / Walk, offers trail runners a unique twist on the traditional trail run experience. Participants will run/walk 5 kilometers course that winds its way through the beautiful Pueblo City Park. Along the course, runners will find eggs stuffed with goodies.

Pueblo City Park
3455 Nuckolls Ave
Pueblo, CO 81005
(meet us near the Pueblo Zoo / Park area)

April 11, 2020
Race time 8:00 am

All proceeds going back into our Pueblo Community supporting Backpacks of Love an FWC Outreach Ministry.
Do you have a group of friends, family or even coworkers that would like to create a group and run/walk together? Dress up in your favorite tutu or running gear and come join us as we help make Pueblo better!

Entry Fee
$25 preregistration per adult
$10 preregistration per child 17 year and younger
$50 preregistration per household family (children free with 2 paid adults)


BONUS: Children’s Egg Hunt following race at 9:30 am – FREE

When can I pick up my race packet?
Packet pick-up is Saturday before the race, from 6:30-7:45 am.

Can I have someone else pick up my packet?
No, unless you have already signed a race waiver.

What time do the races start?
8:00 a.m.

Can I walk?

Can I transfer my registration to another person or get a refund if I am unable to run?

Do you have race day t-shirts?
Yes, you may purchase a shirt for $12, up until March 30th.

Are strollers allowed on the course?
We allow strollers, baby joggers, etc., in the 5k run/walk.

Are pets allowed on the course?
We allow trained, leashed, and friendly pets in the 5k run/walk.

Can I wear headphones or use an iPod during the race?

Can I register by mail?

Fill out the registration form and mail it to with entry fee:
Family Worship Center
3800 Parker Blvd.
Pueblo, CO 81008


Can I register online?
Yes. You can go here to save your spot.

Cold Feet?
Run with a Friend!

A Caring Pregnancy Center – Pueblo


In our attempt to feature local businesses and organizations, I realized we’ve never really featured ACPC! A Caring Pregnancy Center is one of those organizations that most people in Pueblo know is there, but not many know about ALL of their amazing opportunities!

The main mission of A Caring Pregnancy Center is to offer care and assistance in pregnancy related crisis. BUT, they do so much more than just “pregnancy stuff” (as a friend of mine recently stated!) They offer many amazing classes and programs for men and women of all ages!

Some of their classes that they offer as part of their Life Services are:

(For more info on ALL of these classes, visit the specific links, or click the image below to see it larger!)

ACPC Life Services

ACPC also has lots of Volunteer opportunities, if you’re interested in lending a helping hand! Including  – Clinic Receptionist, Clinic Advocate, Nurse/Sonographer, Life Services Advocate (Female), Life Services Advocate (Male) For more information you can visit their website,  email them at or call the Director, at 719.544.9321.

They also have many options for donations – including the Amazon Smile program. You can donate material service supplies such as baby clothes, baby supplies, baby furniture, diapers and maternity clothes.

They have some immediate needs, as per their website as well!

ACPC is in need of a volunteer who would like to help keep our beautiful lawn looking manicured and trimmed. We have a power lawn mower available to be used weekly during the summer. Please contact Mary at 719-544-9321 or if you would like to volunteer your time to help us be an asset to our neighborhood.

We also have an urgent need for baby boy clothes size 0-3 months (summer) for our Showers of Hope! The clothes can be new or gently used. We also need large gift bags for Showers of Hope, paper goods including paper towels, toilet paper and 3 oz. paper cups.

Paper goods are used for our Life Services classes, such as First Steps, The Diamond Standard and our weekly Discipline Class. We also go through a lot of paper goods at the clinic.

Please feel free to bring donations by anytime Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.

Please call 719.544.9321 if you should have any questions or for more information.