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Day Of Event Details

Early Bib and Shirt Pickup


  • Advance pick-up is highly recommended due to ongoing safety protocols
  • Friday, October 8th: Runner’s Roost Lakewood Store in Belmar (Time 3 pm - 6 pm)
  • Saturday, October 9th: Road Runner Sports (8457 S. Yosemite St., Lone Tree, CO 80124) (Time 11 am - 2 pm)
  • Race day pick-up opens at 7:00 a.m.


  • 7:00 AM — Packet Pickup Opens (you are encouraged to pick up prior to race day)
  • 7:15 AM - 8:20 AM - Entrances to Red Rocks will be closed. (All 10K and 5K wave time runners/walker should arrive prior to 7:15 am)
  • 7:30 AM — 10K — Start
  • 8:00 AM — 5K — 1st Wave Start
  • 8:30 AM — 5K — 2nd Wave Start
  • 9:00 AM — 1.3 Mile — Start (Family Fun Run participants are encouraged to use Entrance 1, arrive at 8:30 am, park in the Upper North Lot)

NOTE: ALL STARTS will begin out of the LOWER NORTH LOT (dirt lot) on Trading Post Road.

Start Waves are limited to 500 people at a time, you’ll advance across the start mat via race director signal. There will not be an all at once ‘gun’ start this year. Start times and capacities are subject to change based on safety requirements in place at the time of the event. Note: Wave times are subject to change based on volume of registrations for the 10k/5k.

*Due to the staggered start waves and social distancing requirements, there will not be an on-site awards ceremony this year. Event and Series award winners will be posted online following the event with links provided via email and on Social Media. Information about picking up/receiving awards will be available at that time.

If event schedule/start times, etc. need to be changed, updates will be posted here and on social media. Emails and texts will be sent to registrants as needed. Make sure you are OPTED IN.

We've re-imagined this year's course route to increase safety on the roads at Red Rocks Park. Same iconic finish up the Amphitheatre stairs!

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COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols

Parking and Driving Directions

Enter Red Rocks Park through Entrance 1 and 2 (Entrance 3 will be closed). The Denver Police Department will be directing traffic on Hwy 93 at those two entrances. Participants will be directed to park in the Upper North Lot, Lower North Lot, and Lower South Lot.

We ask that you arrive 30 minutes prior to your start time. Do not park along the road - use lots only. Space is limited so we encourage carpooling.

Event Directions

Timing Awards

**We will also have an award for the overall male and female runners. All awards (besides the overall male and female awards) will be based on chip time. The overall male and female awards will be based on gun time.

Team Awards

Team Captain in the following categories will receive awards:

  • Fastest Team
  • Largest Team
  • Highest Fundraising Team
  • Second-Highest Fundraising Team
  • Third-Highest Fundraising Team

Individual Awards prize highest fundraising:

  • Highest Individual Fundraiser
  • Second Highest Individual Fundraiser
  • Third Highest Individual Fundraiser

Safety Procedures

We will have EMS at the event. In case of emergency, please locate the closest EMS or Staff member to assist you.

Thank You to Our Local Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Smith Family Trust
Carrier Xcel EnergyRocky Mountain Cancer Centers
Alerus Jamie Rippy - Home Smart HealthONE Merck Kindred Hospital Optum Lockton Tivoli Brewing Company Air Care Anchor Engineering