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Getaway 10K + 5K: Denver
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Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017
City: Greenwood Village
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Start Time: 08:30am

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Sun, Fun, Run! Escape to the Getaway 5K (and 10K!). This experience is designed for the entire family. No matter what your age, you're sure to have a good time. The Denver event will feature a 10K, 5K, a one-mile walk and a fun run designed especially for the kids. You can run, walk or skip the course. It doesn't matter as long as you're moving! The fun begins before the race, continues on the course and culminates in our beach-themed post-race celebration which will include vendors, music, food and beverage and a play area for kids. All participants will receive an event shirt and all 10K and 5K finishers will received a specially designed finisher's medal. The Getaway 5K (and 10K!) will be fun for everyone!

  • All race levels will travel through Cherry Creek State Park and along the lake
  • The course will be marked with directional arrows
  • The 10K will have three water stops on course with water and Gatorade product, the 5K will have one water stop
  • Only the 10K and 5K runs are timed
  • All 10K and 5K runners will receive a custom Getaway 10K or Getaway 5K finisher’s medal

RACE DISTANCES

10k - timed
5k - timed
1-Mile Family Walk
Kid's Fun Run

COURSE DESCRIPTION

All courses will have the same start and finish line at the Lake House at Cherry Creek State Park! The courses run along the lake with beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains in the distance.

10k: The route will travel a looped course through Cherry Creek State Park. Participants will run through the park and around the lake before returning to the Lake House for the finish line and the post-event party. All ages welcome!
5k: The route will travel a partially-paved, looped course through Cherry Creek State Park  along the lake before returning to the Lake House for the finish line and the post-event party. All ages welcome!
1-Mile Walk: The 1 Mile Walk will follow a similar looped path along the lake before returning to the Wharf. All ages permitted!
The Kids Fun Run: has two distance options for children 12 and under - 1/4 mile and 1/8 mile. Both distances run near the lake in view of the start and finish lines.

DIRECTIONS

Cherry Creek State Park is located in the southeast of Denver. Admittance to the park and parking will be free for participants and will open at 7:00am. We will be using the west entrance, which is on Dam Road off East Union Street coming from I-225.

If utilizing the Denver Light Rail (RTD), the start line is a 1.25 mile walk through the park from Dayton Station.

PARKING

The park admittance fee will be waived for Getaway 5K participants on the day of the event. Staff will be on-site to direct you to park.

AWARDS

Top Three Overall Male & Female

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

Bib Pickup: September 9th 10 AM - 5 PM; Denver Runner's Roost, 1685 S Colorado Blvd.
Race Day Registration/Bib Pickup: 7 AM - 8:15 AM
10k Start: 8:30 AM
5k Start: 8:40 AM
1-Mile Family Walk Start: 9:00 AM
Kids Fun Run Start: 9:30 AM
Awards Presentation and Giveaway: 10 AM
Finish Line Party, Kids Zone and Festival Open: 8 AM - 12 PM

REGISTRATION

Through July 31st:
10k: $45*
5k: $35*
1-Mile Walk: $20*
Kids Fun Run: $15**

August 1st - September 8th:
10k: $50*
5k: $40*
1-Mile Walk: $20*
Kids Fun Run: $15**

Expo and Race Day
10k: $55*
5k: $45*
1-Mile Walk: $20*
Kids Fun Run: $15**

* AARP Members will receive a $5 discount
**AARP Members will receive a $3 discount when registering a child for the Kids Fun Run

Click Here to Register

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