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Running Wild 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run
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Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017
City: Denver
Contact: Ann Ambrose This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Start Time: 08:15am

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Running Wild is an annual race (USATF-Certified 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run) dedicated to raising awareness about African wildlife endangerment and to raising donations on behalf of African wildlife conservation and anti-poaching efforts.

Help protect African wildlife! This race helps protect African elephants, rhinos, and big cats who are on the brink of extinction. Please join our fun, family-friendly and educational event to help fund conservation and anti-poaching efforts. All race proceeds will be donated to the following organizations:

    Wildlife Protection Solutions
    The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
    Fundimvelo Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage

Help ensure that these iconic and charismatic animals are preserved for generations to come. Your children and grandchildren will thank you!!

RACE DISTANCES

5k
1-mile fun run

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Race Route-all paved route there is one large hill in the race.

Both races will begin and end in front of the library in Boettcher Commons (the Quad) at Regis University. The race will go through part of the Regis campus and then go North onto Lowell Blvd. The 5K race will continue into the Clear Creek Trail. Both courses double back and end at the starting point. (See certification map for more specific route details).

Running Wild Map
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DIRECTIONS

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) into Entrance #1 (just past the soccer fields)

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) into Entrance #1 (just past the soccer fields)

PARKING

For visitor parking: 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).

Race Day Parking

Parking is provided courtesy of Regis University. Parking fees are waived on race day. Please visit our website for parking map.

AWARDS

5k: Top 3 Male and Female overall
1-mile Fun Run (12 & Under): Top 3 Male and Female overall

You must be present to claim your award - no exceptions

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

Race Day Registration/Bib Pickup: 7:15 AM - 8:15 AM
Race Starts: 8:15 AM

Award Ceremony: 9:00 AM

REGISTRATION

Up to 5/31
5k: $35
Fun Run
   13 & Over: $25
   12 & Under: $20

6/1 - 6/15
5k: $40
Fun Run
   13 & Over: $30
   12 & Under: $20

Race Day
5k: $45
Fun Run
   13 & Over: $35
   12 & Under: $20

Online Registration closes at noon on Thursday June 15th

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