GENERAL INFORMATION

COURSE: Both the 5K and 10K courses wind gradually down Upper Bear Creek, with a finish near Evergreen Lake. This course treats participants to one of the most scenic and fastest races in Colorado. In fact, this may be one of the best races you have ever run! The fastest 5K ever run in Colorado was run on this course - 14:07 by Jason Hubbard in 1998.

Click Here for a 10k course map. This is a point to point route. The 5k starts at the halfway point on the 10k course. Both distances have the same finish line.


RACE SCHEDULE

  • 6:30 a.m. - Registration Opens
  • 6:30 a.m. - Buses Start
  • 8:00 a.m. - 5K Event Begins
  • 8:45 a.m. - 10K Event Begins

INFORMATION: Most questions are answered right here on the race website. If you entered by mail, your entry was mailed directly to our timing company and may not be cashed until after the race. If you have a question that isn't answered here, please email race director Aaron Dover

REGISTRATION

Your entry fee includes an official number, free transportation to the start, an informal brunch, music and entertainment. Racers 21 years of age and older may also enjoy Bud Light and O'Doul's beer. All race finishers will receive a custom printed Evergreen Town Race technical shirt.


ENTRY FEES:

5K Run/Walk

  • $25 Through January 31
  • $30 February 1 - June 30
  • $35 July 1 - August 1 (noon)
  • $40 Race Day

10K Run

  • $30 Through January 31
  • $35 February 1 - June 30
  • $40 July 1 - August 1 (noon)
  • $45 Race Day

CHOOSE YOUR EVENT WISELY, AS YOU CAN NOT CHANGE ON RACE DAY.


THREE WAYS TO REGISTER:

Register Online: Click Here to register online via imAthlete. Online registration will open on January 1st, 2015 and will close at noon on Saturday August 1st. Online processing fees will apply to online entries.

Register by Mail: Click Here for a print & mail entry form. Please be aware - your entry is being mailed directly to our timing company, and your check may not be cashed until after the race.

Walk-In Registration: Walk-in Registration locations will open on Thursday July 16th. You may register in person at the following locations:

  • Runners Roost Lakewood - through Thursday July 30th at noon
  • Boone Mountain sport in Evergreen - through Saturday August 1st at noon

Participants who register at a walk-in location will receive their bib number when they register.

IMPORTANT!!!Your timing chip will be attached to your bib number, so there is no need to pick up or return a timing chip! Just wear your number visibly on the FRONT, and you'll be all set. Please do not crumple or fold your race number or you will damage the chip and you will not receive a finish time. Also, be sure the number is visible on the front and not covered by clothing.

PACKET PICK-UP - DIRECTIONS - TRANSPORTATION

RACE DAY PACKET PICK-UP: Online, Mail-In, and Race Day entrants may pick up their bib numbers at the bus pickup locations on race morning. 10K entrants will pick up their numbers at Xcel Energy in Evergreen. 5K entrants will pick up their bib numbers at Evergreen High School.

Early Packet Pickup:We will be offering early packet pick-up during the week before the race. Walk-in entries will also be taken at these early packet pickup locations. Details will be announced this spring.

PLAN AHEAD: Your mail-in or online entry must be received by us no later than midnight July 29th to be eligible for early packet pickup. All entries received after that time must be picked up on race morning.

Participants who register at a walk-in location will receive their bib number when they register.

IMPORTANT!!!Your timing chip will be attached to your bib number, so there is no need to pick up or return a timing chip! Just wear your number visibly on the FRONT, and you'll be all set. Please do not crumple or fold your race number or you will damage the chip and you will not receive a finish time. Also, be sure the number is visible on the front and not covered by clothing.


TRANSPORTATION (Don't miss the bus!): Free bus transportation will be provided. The buses for both 5K events will leave from Evergreen High School. The buses for the 10K will leave from the Xcel Energy frontage road. You must display your race number to get on a bus. No one without an official number will be allowed on the buses.


*** PLEASE NOTE: 5K and 10K races have separate parking, registration, and bus pick-up locations. Please be sure to go to the correct location on race morning. Click "View Larger Map" under each map to see a detailed map and get directions from your house. Click "Directions" on the larger map to get directions from your house! ***

5K DIRECTIONS:
5K participants will pick up
their bib numbers and
board buses to the start
line at Evergreen High
School.

10K DIRECTIONS:
Participants will pick up
their bib numbers and
board buses to the start
line at Xcel Energy in
Evergreen.


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View Larger Map

ROAD CLOSURES: Upper Bear Creek Road will be closed to all traffic and there will be no parking available at the start locations. The buses will transport runners from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. for the 5K events and until 8:00 a.m. for the 10K events. If you miss the bus, you miss the race!

POST-RACE FUN - RESULTS - AWARDS

An informal brunch at the Evergreen Lake House will follow the race. Family and friends may participate in the brunch for $3 each, payable on race day. Terrific prizes will be given away during brunch.


RESULTS: Race results will be posted here on the afternoon of the race. Participants must cross the the timing mats at the finish line with their bib number visible on the front and not covered by clothing. Results will only be edited (for mispelled names, etc.) for two weeks following the event.

- 2015 RESULTS -

Results Questions: Just Click Here!

2014 Results * 2013 Results * 2012 Results * 2012 Race Coverage * 2012 Race Video

2011 Results * 2010 Results * 2009 Results * 2008 Results * 2007 Results

RACE PHOTOS will be available following the race at www.SkiPix.com.


AWARDS: Awards will be based on gun-time for your event, and will be presented on the lawn in front of the lakehouse. *You must be present to pick up your award. Awards will not be mailed.

5k Awards

Awards ceremony will begin at 9:00am. 5k awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • Top-3 Overall Male & Female
  • 1st Place Male & Female Wheelchair
  • Top-3 Male & Female in the following age groups
    • Age 12 & Under
    • Ages 13-19
    • Ages 20-29
    • Ages 30-39
    • Ages 40-49
    • Ages 50-59
    • Ages 60-69
    • Ages 70-79
    • Ages 80+

Overall winners will be excluded from age group awards. You must be present to pick up your award, or have someone pick it up for you. Awards will not be mailed.

10k Awards

Awards ceremony will begin at 10:00am. 10k awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • Top-3 Overall Male & Female
  • 1st Place Male & Female Wheelchair
  • Top-3 Male & Female in the following age groups
    • Age 19 & Under
    • Ages 20-29
    • Ages 30-39
    • Ages 40-49
    • Ages 50-59
    • Ages 60-69
    • Ages 70-79
    • Ages 80+

Overall winners will be excluded from age group awards. You must be present to pick up your award, or have someone pick it up for you. Awards will not be mailed.

RACE BENEFICIARY

ALPINE RESCUE TEAM: The mission of Alpine Rescue Team is to ensure all-weather, 24/7, search and rescue response, preparedness, community education, coordination and leadership to Colorado's residents and visitors. Alpine Rescue Team responds to emergencies such as avalanches, lost hikers, high-altitude/vertical rescues and/or other situations in Colorado's mountainous terrain. Alpine Rescue is an independent, 501 (c) 3 volunteer organization, not a government agency. Available 24/7, Alpine Rescue Team's assistance is always given free of charge! In case of emergency simply dial 911 and help will be dispatched.