Carleton College to Sponsor 3rd Annual 5K for HOPE to Support Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

May 10 2014 10:00 am
Carleton College Recreation Center

The public is invited to participate in the third annual 5K for HOPE, a run/walk to benefit the HOPE Center, on Saturday, May 10 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Carleton College Recreation Center. Proceeds from this event will support the HOPE Center, whose mission is to create zero tolerance for sexual and domestic violence through Healing, Outreach, Prevention and Education. The HOPE Center is located in Faribault and serves all of Rice County. The 5K for HOPE is open to all!

Participants can register online at: https://apps.carleton/edu/campus/gsc/5kforhope/.

Event Details:

Pre-registration check-in will be from 9:15-9:45 a.m.; Same Day Registration will begin at 9 a.m. The run/walk will follow a trail through the Carleton Cowling Arboretum. There will be a clock at the end of the trail, but please be aware that the race will not be officially times. The run/walk is open to all ages and leashed pets are welcome.

In Case of Rain
In the case of rain, the race will continue as scheduled. However, in the case of truly inclement weather (lightning, etc.) the race will be delayed two hours. We will do our best to notify you via email the morning of the race, should the forecast be of concern.

Early registration is $15 for Carleton students and $25 for all non-students. (The price increases day-of!) You will receive a t-shirt as part of this and all proceeds go to the HOPE Center. Please choose one of the payment options below (OneCard or credit card) and remember you must pay AND fill out the waiver in order to be fully registered! If costs are prohibitive, please contact


Parking will be available in the lot behind the Recreation Center, look for 5k signs.  Overflow parking will be available off highway 19 by the lower Arb entrance, look for 5k signs. 

Don't want to walk/run?

We need lots of volunteers! Sign up at our Google Doc hereor email for more information and details!

The HOPE Center
The mission of HOPE Center is to create zero tolerance for sexual and domestic violence through Healing, Outreach, Prevention and Education. Through innovative programming, they offer direct support to victims of violence in Rice County, collaborative support to other organizations that serve victims, and educational support to the entire community. For more information go to

This event is collaborative effort by Carleton College's Center for Community and Civic Engagement, the Gender and Sexuality Center, the Recreation Center, College Relations, Student Health and Counseling, and the Dean of Students Office.

Local Northfield Business Sponsors: Bon Appetit at Carleton, Just Food Coop, and Tandem Bagels.