15th Annual Golden Gallop

Sunday, September 19, 2021 Golden, CO 80401 US Directions
Race Day Info (In-person ONLY)


Schedule of Events

  • 7:45 am – 1st wave of the 10k race starts. Other waves to follow. 
  • 8:00 am – 1st wave of the 5k race starts post 10k start. (no later than 8:15)

Kids Fun Run Schedule

  • 10:00 am Start with the kids going off in waves based on age (youngest to oldest). See Kids Fun Run page for more details.

Packet Pickup (if you did NOT choose to ship)

Packet pickup will take place at the Runners High store at 2120 Ford Street, Golden, CO. 

  • Register before August 19, 2021 to receive your t-shirt(s) prior to the race. Stop by Runners High anytime after SEPTEMBER 6 to get your race packet.
  • All participants who registered August 20th – September 19th will have their packets ready for pickup at Runners High on or after OCTOBER 1st.


Race Course

Look forward to running the same great race under the 'Welcome' arch, but with a new Start/Finish. All runners will Start and Finish at GHS. This year's Golden Gallop will lead it's runners on 5k and 10k loops starting from the Golden High School track, down into the center of historic downtown Golden, under the 'Welcome' arch and back to the high school - same course with new start/finish. (see the race map below for more details)

Both runners and walkers are welcome!! Jogging strollers are allowed and encouraged but we ask that you start at the back for the safety of the child, as well as, the other participants. Sorry, but dogs are not allowed. Review the course map below or download the pdf of the course map at the bottom of the page.

Kid’s Fun Run

The Kid’s Fun Run is $15 and includes a kid’s size t-shirt (no timing chips) and a medal! Check out our Kid’s Fun Run Page for more information. (Fee goes up to $20 on race day)


We are offering $100 cash awards to the only the top finishers M/F of the 10k and 5k events. No age group prizes will be awarded.

Directions & Parking

To promote sustainability we’d like to encourage everyone to carpool, bike or walk. Parking is available in the GHS school lot.  Please enter at the roundabout on Jackson St/S Golden Road.  Additional parking on sides streets.  Avoid parking or driving on 24th street. Please abide by all parking rules and regulations as posted.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.


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