Date & Time
Saturday, November 17, 2018
5K – 8:45 AM | 10K – 9:30 AM
City Park | Denver, CO
For directions, a parking map and a map to City Park, please click here.
Pre-race Packet Pickup Click here for information on pre-race and race day packet pick-up.
Awards $900 USATF Colorado Championships 5K Prize Purse The 2017 Pumpkin Pie 5K will play host to the USATF Colorado State Championship. Runners wishing to be considered part of the USATF Colorado 5K Championship must have a current (2017) and valid USATF membership with the Colorado Association. In order to be eligible for USATF Colorado Championship awards the runner must be a Colorado Resident and eligible to compete internationally for USATF; this includes but is not limited to being a US Citizen and having good standing within USATF Colorado. If you would like to join USATF, please click here.
Prize money for the 5K will broken down as follows:
• Open Men and Women: 1st $150, 2nd $100, 3rd $50
• Masters Men and Women: 1st $75, 2nd $50, 3rd $25
You do not need to be a USATF member to participate in the race. However, you must be a member of USATF to be considered for USATF Championship awards.
The top overall male and female winners in both the 5K and 10K will get a special award. Gift Certificates from Runner’s Roost will be awarded to the top three in each age group in the amounts of $20, $15, and $10. Gift certificates will be valid at all Denver Metro Runner’s Roost stores. Age group are as follows:
9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and over
Discounted Denver Zoo Tickets Participants will receive discounted tickets to the Denver Zoo. To get your tickets, please click here. The username is [email protected] and the password is cheetah.
Weather & Safety Issues
We all know that the weather in Colorado is day to day. The average low temperature in November is 23 degrees and the average high temperature is 54 degrees. There may be snow or ice on the course, there may be rain, it may be muddy, and it may be nice. We will just have to wait and see what shows up on race day. The race will be run no matter what the weather!
Bicycles, skateboards, and roller skates are not allowed in the race.
Click here for current view of City Park from the weather camera on top of the Museum of Nature and Science.