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18th Annual Golden Gallop

Sunday, September 22, 2024 Golden, CO 80401 US Directions
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“Howdy Folks! Welcome to Golden, where the west RUNS!”  

The Golden Gallop will be on Sunday, September 22, 2024. 
Golden’s biggest annual race will take place for the 18th year running! We look forward to seeing everyone on our same great course through downtown under the Golden 'Welcome' arch, with the start and finish at Golden High School.
This Golden Gallop will lead it's runners on 5k and 10k loops as in previous year.
The Golden Gallop is again welcoming well behaved DOGS this year to the 5K and 10K!! Be sure to register your dog in the "Add On" section if your dog is joining you this year. Registered dogs will receive a Gallop give away such as a bandana, collar charm, etc. which will be included in your race packet. Note: Dogs can NOT participate in the Kids Fun Run.
Runners with dogs and/or strollers must be at the back of the pack of racers at the starting line. 
This year, choose from these FOUR events:
  • 5K
  • 10K
  • Sleep In / Virtual Option - For those that can't make it on race day or just want to sleep in
  • Kids Fun Run
Other Important Info:
  • We are offering $150 first place; $100 second place; $50 for third place. These amounts will be for both the male and female for both the 10K and the 5K (total of 12 cash awards).
  • Age group awards will also be given out - Age group categories for both the 5K & 10K are as follows - M/F for all age groups (10 and Under, 11-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79 and 80+)
  • In addition, anyone who sets a new course record will receive a $100 bonus.
  • We can not guarantee t-shirt size availability as we get closer to the race day.






The 2024 18th Annual Golden Gallop is sure to be a one-of-a-kind race in a one-of-a-kind town! Be there, where the west runs!


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The Golden Gallop is the annual fundraiser for the Golden Schools Foundation (GSF) which provides educational funding for our seven Golden neighborhood articulation schools. GSF is a 501(c)(3) formed to help encourage a high level of performance and accountability at the Golden neighborhood articulation schools. The Golden Gallop helps make it possible to provide  $40,000 in support to our Golden schools on an annual basis.


701 24th St
Golden High School
Golden, CO US 80401

Course Map

 Download the pdf of the course map at the bottom of the "Race Day Info" page

Race Contact Info

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