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Whether you're out to just enjoy a nice morning run or walk - OR if you're trying to set a personal record and keep on track for with your spring training, join us this Easter weekend, March 30, at Central Park, Stapleton!
This family event is a great way to celebrate Spring and enjoy one of the best parks in the city. The 5K run/walk is a hop, skip, and jump through Denver's Central Park at Stapleton, while the 10K runners veer off onto 'the other' 5K of their course - with a couple of rugged and challenging spots before heading out onto Westerly Creek and merging back onto the 5K course!
This pet friendly and stroller friendly event will be followed by a visit with Easter Bunnies hosting a sack race, Easter egg hunt, and scavenger hunt - FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!
8:30 a.m. - Registration Opens
9:30 a.m. - Kid's Cottontail Fun Run
10:00 a.m. - 5K & 10K Run Events
10:45 a.m. - Easter Egg & Scavenger Hunt
11:15 a.m. - Old Fashioned Sack Race
Course description:The 5K course winds through the middle of Central Park and then along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., back North and along the back side of the park, around another sweep of the boulevard and back into the expo area for a finish.
This is a USATF Certified Course (CO09034DCR) and it's flat and fast - a great course to use for a Bolder Boulder qualifier!
The 10K runners pace with the 5K for the first loop and then head out into the Westerly Creek Park area, back around and into Central Park for a fast finish!
Directions to start:The Start/Finish Lines for the Hippity Hop are made for this event - right near a playground and an open grass area where the expo will be live and fun with bunnies on the run!
Parking:Enter the parking lot at Central Park from Martin Luther King Boulevard, East of Quebec and West of Havana.
Awards info:Age group awards in 10-year increments and prizes for all the Kids Cottontail Fun Runners! What's even better is that there will be raffles and giveaways for both the tortoise and the hare!
Race packet pickup and FINAL registration will be available:
Thursday, March 28, 2013, 4-8 PM
Sports Authority Glendale
370 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80246
Friday, March 29, 2013, 4-8 PM
Sports Authority Sportscastle
Denver CO 80203
To avoid congestion on the morning of the race and to receive a special Sports Authority Coupon we highly recommend that you pick up your race packet at one of the two Sports Authority locations at the times listed above!