Safe Passage 5k and Community Fiesta

ALERT: Due to the novel Coronavirus, we will be postponing the 16th Annual 5K & Fiesta, from May 3rd, 2020 to a later date this fall. Please check in as we will provide updates. We appreciate your understanding as we navigate this new situation while prioritizing the health and safety of our community members – thank you.  
We certainly hope that you will join us in the fall, but to start the process of refunding your registration fees, please email [email protected] -thank you.
In the meantime…
We are collecting YOUR Safe Passage experiences! We welcome any and all thoughts, stories, experiences, photos, and videos related to Safe Passage. These will become part of a larger story that will be collected at our 20th Anniversary celebration this fall alongside the race.
Please email [email protected] with anything you would like to share with us! 


Join us this fall for an afternoon 5K and kids’ fun run! After the race, celebrate the 20th anniversary of Safe Passage with a family-friendly fiesta and delicious Latin food.


FREE T-Shirts for the first 100 registrants, and to those who raise at least $50 in fundraising. Additional shirts will be available for sale at the race.

Youth sizes XS-XL; Mens and Womens Sm-2XL

Early Bird Prices
Adults: $15
Students: $8
Families: $40

After April 2nd
Adults: $20 ($25 on race day)
Students: $8 ($10 on race day)
Families: $45 ($60 on race day)

Event Schedule

11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Day-of registration
1 p.m 5k run, walk, jog, or skip
1:45 p.m. kids’ fun run
2 p.m. family-friendly community fiesta – FREE for everyone!

Race awards

Prizes will be awarded for the following categories only:

1st Place overall Female

1st Place overall Male

2nd Place overall Female

2nd Place overall Male

Please note there will NOT be additional categories by age.

Fundraising and Donations

All participants and visitors are encouraged to raise funds to benefit Safe Passage (Camino Seguro) programs in Guatemala City.  

For every $100 a participant raises, their name will be entered in a lottery for three prizes with values of $300, $200 and $100.

Want to connect with other runners? Join the Safe Passage 5K community on Facebook.

Who is Safe Passage?

Safe Passage, founded in 1999 by Yarmouth native Hanley Denning, provides comprehensive education, health and enrichment programs to nearly 500 students from 300 families living in the community around the Guatemala City garbage dump—one of the largest open landfills in Central America.

Your donations provide hope, education, and opportunity to our students and their families in the Guatemala City garbage dump community.

Would you like to sponsor our community event?

Download a copy of our 2020 Sponsor Packet and return it to our U.S. office at 49 Farm View Dr, Suite 302, New Gloucester, ME 04260 or [email protected]

May 03, 2020 The event has been postponed


5K - Delayed to Fall
May 03, 2020 (Sunday) - 13:00
3.1 miles
Solo Charity/Fund raising Road


May 03 2020 : Clear throughout the day.
5.7°C - 20.2°C (42.3°F - 68.4°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-05-25


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