Sun October 15, 2023 Madison, WI 53713 US Directions



Franklin Elementary School
305 W Lakeside St
Madison, WI US 53713


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                  11:30 am Sunday, Oct 15th Franklin Elementary School, 305 W Lakeside St, Madison 



Mermaids VS Pirates

2023 Trick or Trot Walk/Run! 

Are you looking for a fun fall outing with friends and family? Well, look no further! Join us on October 15 for GSAFE’s Annual Trick or Trot Walk/Run. Our 2023 theme is Mermaids VS Pirates!
Mermaids will receive a free short-sleeved mermaid-themed shirt. Pirates will receive a free short-sleeved pirate-themed shirt.
This year's run features a pre-event kids dash as well as candy stations along the route, making the event fun for both kids and grown-up kids! 

How to Register:  

STEP #1: Select either Mermaid or Pirate
  • Mermaid Light Blue Short-Sleeved Shirt 
  • Pirate Jet Black Short-Sleeved Shirt 
NOTE: This year's shirts will be short sleeved instead of our usual long-sleeved shirt  

NOTE: After September 19th we cannot guarantee a particular shirt style or size, but we'll try our best to honor your request. 
STEP #2: Invite your friends and family!
STEP #3: Sign up to be a Peer-to-Peer Fundraiser for GSAFE! 
Click "Become a Fundraiser" at the top of the page and you can set up your personal fundraising page in 1-2 minutes. You can even link your fundraising page to a personal Facebook fundraiser. Raising money to support LGBTQ+ youth leaders has never been so easy!


Date: Sunday October 15

Location: Franklin Elementary School, 305 W Lakeside St, Madison 

Registration opens at 11:30 AM

Kid's Dash: 12:30 PM (line up), 12:45 PM dash

5K Start time: 1:00 PM 


Early Packet Pickup

GSAFE office 122 East Olin Ave, Ste 100, Madison:
  • Fri, Oct 13th: 4-6:30PM
  • Sat, Oct 14th: 10AM - 2PM
There is plenty of free parking in our parking lot! 

Day of Packet Pickup

Franklin Elementary School (305 W Lakeside St, Madison) starting at 11:30AM.


Kids Dash Start Time and Information


Line up for Kids Dash is 12:25 PM on Potter St behind Franklin Elementary School (305 W Lakeside St). Kids Dash will start at 12:35PM and will be the length of Potter St. (approximately 2 blocks). 

Trick or Trot Walk/Run Start Time and Information


1PM on Potter St behind Franklin Elementary School (305 W Lakeside St, Madison).
Our out-and-back course is approximately 5K. A clock will be posted at the start/finish line, but the event will not be timed.



We recommend:
  • Goodman Pool, 325 W Olin Ave
  • GSAFE Office, 122 E Olin Ave
Limited side street parking available in the neighborhood - please use recommended parking as much as possible.
Accessible parking ONLY in the small staff parking lot behind Franklin Elementary School on Potter St.



Looking forward to Trick or Trot 2023!

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How to Fundraise!

Trick or Trot supports GSAFE's mission to create
Wisconsin K-12 school where LGBTQ+ youth thrive.
Please consider supporting that work!    

Be a Champion for GSAFE!!

Champions support GSAFE's mission by collecting  online donations from friends, classmates, colleagues, and family members.  There is no set amount you have to raise, but we encourage everyone to set a goal of at least $250. 
Click the "Become a Fundraiser" link on the bar menu across the top of this page to set up your page and get started. You can fund raise as an individual or as part of a team. Registering as a team is a great opportunity for clubs, businesses, families, faith communities and sports teams to have fun while supporting the community. The more the scarier!




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