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FireKracker 5k

Thu July 4, 2024 Fort Collins, CO 80524 US

Elite 5k

The Elite 5k is a separate race run after the Citizen's 5k on a spectator friendly 4-lap criterium course around Sheldon Lake in City Park, Fort Collins. To run in the Elite 5k race participants must meet qualifying standards. 


Elite Race Start Times:

8:30 am - Elite Females, Masters (40+ male and female), High School (male & female)
8:32 am - Elite Males


Elite 5k Race Qualifying Times:
To qualify, participants must submit a link to race results showing a finish time meeting the standards listed below from a 5k race run on a certified course in the last 12 months.

Male Qualifying Time: 19:00 minutes or faster
Female Qualifying Time: 21:00 minutes or faster


Qualifying Times for Comp Entry:
To be eligible for an Elite 5k race complimentary entry submit qualifying race results (see times below) to:

Male Comp Entry Qualifying Time: 15:10 or faster
Female Comp Entry Qualifying Time: 18:30 or faster


Cash Prize Purse: Sponsored by The Fort Collins Running Club

Top 7 Male and Female Overall and Top 3 Masters (40+) winners will split a $6500 cash prize purse!

1st Overall:  $700
2nd Overall: $600
3rd Overall:  $500
4th Overall:  $400
5th Overall:  $300
6th Overall:  $200
7th Overall:  $100

1st Masters:  $200
2nd Masters: $150
3rd Masters:  $100



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