4th Annual Standing Up to POTS 5K Walk/Run

THANKS to all who participated in the 4th Annual Standing Up to POTS 5K/2K.  We had 145 participants, 15 volunteers, and together we raised $12,200 for POTS research.  Thank you to our sponsors, and all who helped raise POTS awareness through this event.  We couldn't do it without you!

Race Details:Starting line

  • Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. with registration beginning at 9:00 a.m.
  • Start and finish in front of Wittenberg’s Student Center, 734 Woodlawn Avenue, Springfield, OH 45501
  • Strollers and wheelchairs welcome
  • Rain or shine. Come prepared for the weather!

Registration for the 5K Walk/Run

Standing Up to POTS 5K Online Registration 

To register via paper, print the registration form and liability form and send to the address below.

  • Make checks payable to Standing Up to POTS (No refunds - $25 for returned checks)
  • Mail checks to Standing Up to POTS, 1994 Ballentine Pike, Springfield, OH 45502
  • Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information

We will be offering two race lengths.   

  • If you want to compete for a medal or plaque, complete the full 5K route.  Be sure that you get a chip to attach to your shoe for proper timing when you check-in.  The full 5K will begin at 10:00 a.m. Map for the competitive 5K.
  • We are also offering a non-competitive shorter route that is approximately 2K.  Map for the shorter route.

If you would like to help us secure corporate sponsorship, please print the sponsorship form.  A good synopsis of our organization's efforts can be found in our fundraising brochure.

Preregistration by September 23 (t-shirt included):  POTS families

  • Adults age 23 and over  $25
  • Students age 22 and under $10

Registration after September 23 (t-shirt not guaranteed):

  • Adults $30
  • Students $15


  • Plaques to the overall top three male and female runners
  • Medals for the top three male and female runners in each category
  • Race results will be posted at www.cantstoprunning.com & racesignup.com

Standing Up to POTS 5K Results

Proceeds go to Standing Up to POTS, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization for:Winning runners

  • Research Fund. Grants up to $10,000 are given to top autonomic specialists who run research studies to improve quality of life for those with POTS
  • Advocacy. Help us to spread the word about POTS through journal articles, representation at health fairs, and social media
  • Support. We offer separate support groups on Facebook for teens and adults with POTS

We hope that you will stand with us by donating to Standing Up to POTS.  This is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation that is run by the dedication of our volunteers.  All donations will go to funding our research initiatives or educating the medical and general public about POTS.  We are proud of our initiatives that have been launched recently to benefit the POTS community.  Our IRS Employer Identification Number is 47-4805498.

A special THANK YOU to our sponsors!

2017 Logos for SUTP website 4