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.
The Evergreen Town Race 10K will once again serve as the USATF Colorado State Championship for the 10K distance. The race is open to all ages and abilities, however those participants who are USATF Colorado members (Click here for complete eligibility requirements) will be eligible for a share of the $2,500 prize purse as well as age group State Championship medals.
USATF prize money will be awarded to the top-3 overall eligible male and female 10K finishers as well as the first place male and female eligible masters (age 40+) finishers. Click Here for USATF Championship award eligibility requirements.
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 will not be cashed until after the race. If you have a question that isn't answered here, please call Lynda Wacht at 303-653-1857
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.
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, 2014 and will close at noon on Saturday August 2nd. 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 will not be cashed until after the race.
Walk-In Registration: Walk-in Registration locations will open on Thursday July 17th. You may register in person at the following locations:
Early Packet Pickup:We will be offering an early packet pick-up on the Friday and Saturday before the race. Locations and details will be announced this spring. Walk-in entries will also be taken at these early packet pickup locations. PLAN AHEAD: Your mail-in or online entry must be received by us no later than midnight July 30th to be eligible for early packet pickup. All entries received after that time must be picked up on race morning.
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 an early packet pick-up on the Friday and Saturday before the race. Locations and details will be announced this spring. Walk-in entries will also be taken at these early packet pickup locations. PLAN AHEAD: Your mail-in or online entry must be received by us no later than midnight July 30th 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! ***
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.
Results Questions: Just Click Here!2012 Results * 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 presented following the events as soon as results are tabulated. Awards will be presented to:
In Addition, $2,500 in cash awards will be presented to the top overall and masters finishers in the 10K who are members of USATF Colorado. USATF State Championship medals will be presented to the top 10K age group finishers over age 40 who are Colorado USATF members. Click here for complete USATF Colorado eligibility requirements.
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.