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Thursday, July 4th, 2024 Directions


Boogie's Buddy 5 Mile Race

$45 8:00AM MDT Price increases after May 31, 2024 at 11:59pm MDT

Boogie's Buddy 5K Race

$45 8:10AM MDT Price increases after May 31, 2024 at 11:59pm MDT

Boogie's Buddy 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk (Family Registration)

$150 8:30AM MDT Registration ends July 4, 2024 at 7:00am MDT


8am Rio Grande Park, Aspen, CO

New Location: Rio Grande Park!

Race Website

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Join us for Boogie's Buddy Race!
8am Thursday, July 4th, Rio Grande Park Aspen

Presented by East Coast Asset Management Mike Connolly, Aspen
Rio Grande Park - 427 Rio Grande Pl. Aspen, CO 81611​


Get ready to lace up your sneakers...

Get set to kick off your Fourth of July weekend at the 38th Annual Boogie's Buddy Race! Presented by East Coast Asset Management Mike Connolly, Aspen, this is one of Aspen's most anticipated summer events.

Hurry, race entry fees increase on June 1st! Whether you're a seasoned runner or a casual walker, we've got a race for you! With a 5-mile, 5k, and a family fun run, everyone can join in on the fun. Plus, the race is family and pet-friendly, so bring along your little ones and furry friends. All runners are welcome to pick up a race shirt, sizing available on a first-come, first-serve basis! 

This family and pet-friendly event supports the Buddy Program’s four youth mentoring programs and over 550 youth, families, and volunteers from Aspen to Glenwood Springs, and Rifle!


8:00 am – 5-mile race (click to see race course - coming soon!)

8:10 am – 5K race (click to see race course- coming soon!))

8:30 am – 1-mile Family and Canine run/walk (click to see the race course - coming soon!))


Early-Bird Pricing! May 1st-31st $45/individual

June 1- July 3rd: $60/individual

Day of Race: $75/individual

Family Fun Run (only): $150/family (registration for a family of six or fewer members, not timed, only one bib per family)

Registering on the day of the event:

* Online registration for 5k and 5-mile races closes at 7 AM on July 4, there will be no in-person registrations on race day 
* Only Family Fun Run will be allowed to register after 7 AM - 8:00 AM on race day, please note this race does not provide timing


Get ahead of the crowds - Pick up your bib and t-shirt!

You can pick up your t-shirt at the race or come by our registration tables at the locations below to pick up your race t-shirt and bib ahead of time!

In Basalt, Sunday, June 30
When: Sunday, June 30, 2024 from 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
Location: Basalt Sunday Market
The Market is adjacent to Lions Park on Midland Spur Road, in downtown Basalt.

In Aspen, Wednesday, July 3
When: Wednesday, July 3, 2024 from 10:00 am- 6:00 pm
Location: Outside of The Crepe Shack, 401 E Cooper Ave., Aspen, CO

In Aspen, Thursday, July 4

When: Thursday, July 4, 2024 from 7:00 am- 8:00 pm
Location: Rio Grande Park 

T-shirt sizes are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so come to an early pick up date! 

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8am Rio Grande Park, Aspen, CO

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