Kickoff to Summer with America’s Kids Color Run


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8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat., May 21
Bldg. 640, home to ITT (Ticket Office), Arts & Crafts, Leisure Travel and Outdoor Recreation.

This family event began with the America’s Kids Color Run, followed immediately with bouncin’, jammin’ fun for everyone: bounce castles, music, a kids’ bike rodeo, K-9 dog demos, bumper balls (courtesy of the USO), good food, drawings for awesome door prizes, and a fantastic variety of Outdoor Recreation summer activities.

Click here to see several photos of Kickoff to Summer & the America’s Kids Run.


Some of our very lucky attendees won some awesome prizes:

  • two extremely generous FSS Gift Cards!!,
  • a free Club E-Fit exerciser from MT Fitness,
  • two free training sessions from MT Fitness,
  • a tablet, 32” television, from,
  • Four 1-month memberships to Orangetheory Fitness,
  • a whitewater rafting trip, and
  • tickets to Water World.

Here’s the day’s schedule of events:


8:30 a.m. – Registration for America’s Kids Color Run
9:30 a.m. – Staggered starts:

  • 9:30 a.m. – 2 mile run begins
  • 9:45 a.m. – 1 mile run begins
  • 9:50 a.m. – 1/2 mile run begins

Kids sign up online at For information about America’s Kids Color Run, call the RP Lee Youth Center at (719) 556-7220.


10:30 a.m. – America’s Kids Color Run closing ceremony and remarks; ODR Expo activities begin.
11:00 a.m. – Food available/first prize drawing
11:30 a.m. – Prize drawing.
12:00 p.m. – Prize drawing
12:30 p.m. – Prize drawing
1:00 p.m. – Prize drawing
1:30 p.m. – Grand prize drawing.
2:00 p.m. – Event wraps up.

For information about Kickoff to Summer or any programs at Outdoor Recreation, ITT, Leisure Travel and Arts & Crafts, call (719) 556-4867.

We appreciate the generous support of our commercial sponsors and partners:

Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group
First Command Financial Services
KyWorks Videography
MT Fitness
Orangetheory Fitness

Pepsi Beverages Company
Royal Crest Dairy

Serranos Coffee Company
Sky Sox
Tucanos Brazilian Grill

Wiebe Farmers Insurance Agency


No federal endorsement of sponsors intended.

To sponsor a table at future events with the 21st Force Support Squadron, call: (719) 556-4977.

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