15th Annual Golden Gallop

Sunday, September 19, 2021 Golden, CO 80401 US Directions
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“Howdy Folks! Welcome to Golden, where the west RUNS!”  

The 15th Annual Golden Gallop will be a HYBRID EVENT. We are offering all of our events either IN PERSON or VIRTUAL.
Everything is not entirely back to normal, so we are giving our racers as much flexibility as possible. Choose the event that best suits you and your family.
What is a hybrid race? 
Any race that offers both in-person and virtual elements.  The participant can choose an in-person event and complete their race on Sept 19th with a the defined course with specified start times.  Or, the participant can choose a virtual event that allows you to complete your registered event whenever and wherever you would like during the virtual race window.
Register for the race that best works for you! 
Whether it is in-person or virtual, kids, families, and friends from all over are encouraged to participate in this year's HYBRID EVENT. 
The "in-person" race will be on Sunday, September 19, 2021.  Golden’s biggest annual race will take place for the 15th year running! Look forward to running the same great race under the 'Welcome' arch, but with a new Start/Finish.  This year, we all get to try out the brand new running track at Golden High School!  All runners will Start and Finish at GHS.
This 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 for more details) Register by August 19, 2021 to receive your t-shirt(s) prior to the race.
The "virtual race" will be open from September 11, 2021 to September 19, 2021 and can be completed wherever you choose.
This year, choose from among the SIX events:
  • In-person 5K
  • Virtual 5K
  • In-person 10K
  • Virtual 10K
  • Kids Fun Run (in person only)
  • GG Virtual Challenge to run both the 5K AND the 10K virtually and receive a free campfire mug in addition to your race t-shirt!



The 2021 15th 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!
Cash prizes will be awarded to only the top Male and Female finisher in the 5k and 10k events. Will you be the one to establish the course record?
There will be no other cash prizes or awards given for the age group races. However, follow us on Facebook (TheGoldenGallop) and Instagram (GOLDENGALLOP2021) to hear about lots of fun, wacky contests to have fun with when doing this year's race!
Register by August 19, 2021 to receive your t-shirt(s) prior to the race. (within the continental U.S.) We can not guarantee t-shirt size availability as we get closer to the race dates. Similarly, you will not receive we receive your Kids Fun Run medal prior to if registering post August 19, 2021. 


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. In 2020, the Golden Gallop helped make it possible to provide  $65,000 into to our Golden schools.
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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Sponsor the 2021 15th Annual Golden Gallop

Thank you for your interest in sponsoring the 2021 Golden Gallop. Please find the Sponsorship Packet PDF below with all the details for this year's race. We appreciate your support.

For more information, please contact: Kim Brock.

With proceeds benefitting all of the Golden Schools Foundation (GSF) key programs, your support directly impacts the growth of our school funding through programs like Enrichment Grants, Student Academic Summer Boot Camps, Tish Agos Credit Recovery and our College Scholarship Program. Our existing programs will be expanded to address the impacts of the significant trauma from the pandemic. Specifically addressing Social/Emotional needs and access to necessary instructional tools. In addition, we will help to fund unforeseen expenses related to potential Remote Learning situations. The needs of the schools will also be compounded by the anticipated state budget cuts to education. We couldn't provide these programs without the help of our Sponsors.


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