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

Race Details:

  • Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. with registration at 9:00 a.m.Starting line website
  • 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):  Pedersons at 5K

  • Adults age 23 and over  $20
  • Students age 22 and under $10

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

  • Adults $25
  • 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 will be donated to Standing Up to POTS, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization to:

  • Fund POTs research related to quality of life issuesPOTS families
  • Implement research-based initiatives to improve quality of life for people with POTS
  • Accelerate public awareness 

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!

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