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We are aware of the current status of the COVID-19 virus and we want you to know that we are acting with an abundance of care to make our environment as safe as possible for our guests. We are working with our County officials and health partners to determine when and how we can safely resume our Race Series. With that being said and with approval from Tri County Health and the Office of Emergency Management, we have made the decision to transition the 2020 Mother’s Day 5k into a virtual race.
What is a virtual race? A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. This type of race eliminates large gatherings and also abides by the social distancing guidelines. You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself within a 2 week window. The 2 week window for this virtual race is 4/26/2020-5/10/2020. You will then upload your time and be placed in standings based off of your age. For more details and information on the race please visit: https://runsignup.com/Race/CO/HighlandsRanch/2020HRCAVirtualMothersDay5K
All racers will receive a custom finisher medal, custom printable bib, and 2 for 1 beer at Living The Dream Brewing Company, valid when you present your finisher certificate.
For participants who are currently registered for the original Mother’s Day 5K we will automatically transfer your registration to the virtual race and credit you to make up the price difference or credit you and remove you from the race if you are not interested in the virtual option. Please email email@example.com stating your preference.
We are aware of the current status of the COVID-19 virus and we are acting with an abundance of care to make our environment as safe as possible for our guests. We are working with our local and national public health care authorities to take proactive measures. With that in mind, we feel that it is in everyone’s best interest to convert the Mother's Day 5K originally scheduled for May 9th into a virtual race. Please check back for more details as we are following CDC Guidelines.
Bring your family and friends and join in the fun at the 6th Annual HRCA Mother’s Day 5K! Soak in the amazing views of the front range, Highlands Ranch Windmill and Highlands Ranch Mansion by running, walking, or strolling. Sign up dad and the kids too and make it a morning of activity the entire family can enjoy. Don’t miss the post race party filled with fun activities and inflatables for the kids and an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast!
First-time 5K run/walkers, elite runners, and moms/dads with strollers, are all invited to enjoy the fun on Saturday, May 9th!
Register by 4/30/20 to guarantee t-shirt!
We race rain, shine, sleet or snow 99% of the time! However, in the case of severe weather (lightning, tornado, bomb cyclone, hurricane, tsunami) and the course becomes inaccessible and/or pose a major safety danger to participants, the race may be postponed.
Participants will receive the following:
Race t-shirt (youth sizes available)
Custom Race Bib
All finishers will be given a special gift at the finish line!
Post-race party with a massive inflatable slide, obstacle courses for the kids, and FREE all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from Flippin' Flap Jacks for all registered participants!
The views from this course are the best in Highlands Ranch! Never before has anyone been allowed to run on the gravel road that takes you along this scenic route from Mountain Vista High School to the Highlands Ranch Mansion and back. Participants will have spectacular views of the entire front range, Denver city skyline and the Highlands Ranch Historic Windmill. Great course for beginners. The run has a total ascent of 196.85 ft and has a maximum elevation of 6,059.71 ft.
Additional Course Details
There will be one aid station available at approx. mile 1.5 that will offer both water and nuun hydration
Course will be well marked with mile markers at every mile.
This race course is family friendly! Please feel free to push your child in a stroller. Out of courtesy and safety for fellow runners, please start in the back. Due to having permission to host our race on private property, no dogs are allowed on this course so please leave your furry friends at home.
Early Packet Pickup
If you cannot make early packet pickup, you can pick up your packet race morning beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the registration table.
If you've missed online registration, registration for the race will be available for $55 (Ages 13+) and $35 (12 & Under) at packet pickup. CREDIT CARD ONLY!
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