Race Day Details

Advance Race Packet and T-Shirt Pickup

You may pick up your packet and t-shirt on Thursday, June, 20th from 4 – 7 p.m. at Runners Roost located at 1685 South Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80222.

Check-In/On-Site Registration

Race day check-in and on-site registration opens at 7:15 a.m. and ends at 8:10 a.m. Race packets, t-shirts, and goody bags may be picked up on race day.

Directions and Race Day Parking

From I-25 North or South
Take I-70 West and exit on Federal Boulevard

Turn right (north) on Federal Boulevard
Turn left (west) on 50th Avenue (Regis Boulevard)
Turn right (north) on Lowell Avenue.

Turn right into parking lot Entrance #3 for access to Lots 3 and 2

From West of Denver

Take I-70 East and exit on Federal Boulevard
Turn left (north) on Federal Boulevard
Turn left (west) on 50th Avenue (Regis Boulevard)
Turn right (north) on Lowell Avenue.

Turn right into parking lot Entrance #3 for access to Lots 3 and 2.

Parking is provided courtesy of Regis University. Parking fees are waived on race day. For overflow parking, please use Lot 1 West (directly across from Lot 1 East) or Lot 6. To get to parking Lot 6, exit Entrance #1 by turning left onto W. 50th Ave. (Regis Boulevard), pass the soccer fields on your left, and then turn left into Lot 6. Parking Lot 6 is located on the corner of Federal Boulevard and W. 50th Ave. (Regis Boulevard)
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After-Party!

Bring the whole family and join us in Boettcher Commons (the Quad) after the race for food and fun. Post-race events include treats from:

  • Eldorado Springs Water
  • Nuun Hydration Station
  • Enjoy Biscotti cookies
  • Little Man Ice Cream
  • Bobo’s Mini Bites
  • Craft beer from Goldspot Brewing Company (21 & over only).

Activities include:

  • Passport to Africa  – Learn more about African wildlife by participating in this fun, interactive activity. (12 and under, includes a completion prize)
  • Did you get caught on Wildlife Protection Solution’s Poaching Cam? Their field cameras will be set up at the finish line. Images will be taken every 30 seconds. After the race, check our website to see you got CAUGHT on the Poaching Cam, and learn how their technology protects wildlife.
  • Go on a virtual safari at the Wildlife Protection Solutions booth.
  • Visit our vendors’ booths.

Awards Ceremony

The 5K Award Ceremony will begin at approximately 9:00 a.m.

  • Prizes from Runners Roost will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place male and female winners.
  • The 12 & Under 1-Mile Fun Run Award Ceremony will follow. A medal and a prize will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers. (Three finishers only).

You must be present to claim the award – no exceptions.

Vendors include:

Wildlife Protection Solutions, Cheetah Conservation Fund, Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Big Life Foundation, ANAW-USA (The Africa Network for Animal Welfare), and Karen Kliethermes Art. Check back for more details.

Race Management

Running Wild is proud to partner with Finish Line Timing to manage the timing of our 5K event. Our 5K race is a chip-timed event, and our route is USATF-Certified.