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5K Trail Walk/Run Series

2021 5k Trail Walk/Run Series

Let’s Get Moving and Hit the Trails!

Join us for Arapahoe County’s inaugural 5K TRAIL WALK/RUN SERIES celebrating Open Spaces, fitness and good health, and our thriving local trail system. We’ll have prizes and free swag, vendors and a hot pancake breakfast at the finish line! All ages are welcome. You can also sign up for our virtual race and walk/run the trails on your own time!

NEXT RUN INFORMATION:

DATE: Saturday, October 9

TIME: 8:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Longs Pine Grove - Along High Line Canal

1523 S Uinta Way
Denver, CO 80231

COURSE: The traffic-free 3.1 mile course will be held along the hard-surfaced trail along the High Line Canal. Long’s Pine Grove is a 2.8-acre park and open space property located in the Four Square Mile neighborhood at 1523 S Uinta Way (corner of S Uinta Way and Florida Avenue). The park provides a new trailhead and access point for the High Line Canal Trail, as well as restrooms, picnic areas, a playground, large turf area, wide open spaces, and a short walking path.

REGISTRATION FEE:

  • In-Person $30; Virtual $20

Registration includes a free t-shirt and race bib, swag from race sponsors, pancake breakfast, and commemorative medal for in-person participants!

Important event details:

  • Rain or shine event
  • Strollers and dogs are welcome
  • This is a fun run and will not be professionally timed
  • COVID details subject to change
  • All parking will be at May Library - 1471 S Parker Rd, Denver, CO 80231

October 9th, Longs Pine Grove Trail Head

Pick up walk/run participant items and swag bag Friday before the race at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds office (25690 E. Quincy Ave. Aurora, CO 80016). OR pick up your walk/run participant items and swag bag on 5K Day starting at 7:15 a.m. at walk/run check-in. Run/walkers will get a packet of information emailed to them a week before the Trail Walk/Run in addition to the items to be picked up.

Virtual walk/runners will get the same packet of information that in-person walk/runners receive. Virtual walk/runner will have to pick up their walk/run packets in person, please email lbagby@arapahoegov.com for any questions. However virtual participants will be allowed to complete their 5K on their own timeline between October 1 - October 10, 2021. We ask that the virtual participants use an Arapahoe County Open Spaces Trail and support our beautiful open spaces. See more Open Spaces Properties and Trails at www.arapahoegov.com/openspaces

About Longs Pine Grove Trail Head

Long’s Pine Grove is a 2.8-acre park and open space property located in the Four Square Mile neighborhood at 1523 S Uinta Way (corner of S Uinta Way and Florida Avenue). The park provides a new trailhead and access point for the High Line Canal Trail, as well as restrooms, picnic areas, a playground, large turf area, wide open spaces, and a short walking path. The park slopes from east to west and provides incredible views of the Colorado Front Range. Significant stands of mature pine trees give the site its name and create a distinctive “woodsy” atmosphere.

**Note for October 9**

If you do not register by Friday, October 8th please join us on October 9 at Longs Pine Grove Trail Head (1523 S Uinta Way, Denver, CO 80231) by 7:30am, please bring exact cash in the amount of $30 to sign up on site. Run/Walk will begin promptly at 8:00am.

October 9th 5k Trail Walk/Run Registration

October 9th 5k Trail Walk/Run Registration
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Oct 09, 2021 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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October 9th VIRTUAL 5k Trail Walk/Run Registration
October 9th VIRTUAL 5k Trail Walk/Run Registration
Oct 09, 2021 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Four Arapahoe County Open Spaces themed 5K trail walk/run in celebration of Arapahoe County’s interconnected and diverse trail system. Each race will take place on a different featured trail within a different city.
2021 5k Trail Walk/Run VIRTUAL $20.00 Four Arapahoe County Open Spaces themed 5K trail walk/run in celebration of Arapahoe County’s interconnected and diverse trail system. Each race will take place on a different featured trail within a different city. Course, swag, and activities will be based on location, and each race will feature vendor booths, activities and a swag bag to take home. Each runner/walker is responsible for timing their own race as this is a fun run where all are welcome to participate at their own pace.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

E470 E470
Visit Aurora Visit Aurora

Swag Bag Donors

GU Energy Gel GU Energy Gel
Torchy's Tacos Torchy's Tacos
Working on Wellbeing Arapahoe County Working on Wellbeing Arapahoe County
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