Supporting, educating and celebrating caregiving families
Kinship Connections of Wyoming offers a variety of ongoing events and classes aimed at supporting, educating and celebrating kinship families.
Kinship Connections schedules classes and events based on caregiver interests and needs. Topics may include tax preparation, kinship law, foster care, creating a will, parenting, self-care, and more. Classes are facilitated by community experts and/or staff in group settings.
Kinship Connections of Wyoming 1st Annual 5k: Not All Heroes Wear Capes
We are excited to announce that Kinship Connections of Wyoming is hosting our first annual 5k run/walk and we cordially invite you to join us! It is our goal to raise awareness about kinship care and the critical need for caregiver support across the state of Wyoming all while we celebrate kinship caregivers and their heroic act of caring for children that are not their own. We encourage you to dress as your favorite superhero or a hero of your imagination and share your race on our Facebook or Instagram #KinshipWyo5k!
Race Day Details
Date: May 22, 2021
Time: Race starts at 9:00 a.m.
Check in and same day registration opens at 8:00 a.m.
Location: Lions Park - Carey Avenue at 8th Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001 ( New Picnic Shelter can be seen off of 8th in between ball fields and bathrooms)
Children 5 & under are FREE (they will not receive a shirt, but can win a medal)
$30 for early registration (anything prior to April 17, 2021)
$35 for registration after April 17, 2021 until day before the race
$40 for day of race registration
Registration includes a participant bib, chipped timing, and a custom t-shirt (guaranteed for all pre-registrants). Medals will be awarded to first, second and third place for each of the following age groups 10 and under, 11-19, 20 -30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60 and 61 and over.
*********Packet Pick Up Will Be The Day of Race beginning at 8 am ( New picnic shelter that can be seen off of 8th on the south side of Lions Park in between ball fields and bathrooms)*************
******If you are ready to register for the race click here!******
If you are interested in supporting Kinship Connections of Wyoming and kinship caregivers across the state of Wyoming you can explore our sponsorship opportunities or make a donation here.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Gabby Rogers at
Kinship Connections of WY: Not All Heroes Wear Capes 5K Race Results
10 & Under 1st- Rowen Baker
2nd- Sophia Baker
3rd- Aries Kelch
11-19 1st- CJ McCall
2nd- Tiana Johns
20-30 1st- Kelsi Goldfarb
2nd- Megan Smith
3rd- Johna Martin
31-40 1st- Liberty Hoover
2nd- Matthew Schafer
3rd- Wendy Ross
41-50 1st- Kendall Harmych
2nd- Michelle Barton
51-60 1st- Sandy Arnold
2nd- Rich Veit
60 and up 1st- Brent Weigner
2nd- Ellen Goldfarb
3rd- Jo Lee Schuler
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