2018 Farmers 5000
September 16, 2018 9:00 AM
Wheat Ridge High School
9505 W. 32nd Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Parking and Start Line
Race participants are encouraged to park in the student lot on the north side of Wheat Ridge High School, at 35th & Holland St. The only way to access this lot is off of 38th Ave., as 32nd Avenue will be closed to traffic.
The start line is on 32nd Avenue directly in front of Wheat Ridge High School.
All mail-in registrations and online registrations made before 2:00 pm on September 11 may be picked up at Wheat Ridge High School on the following dates:
Thursday - Friday (Sept. 13-14) 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday (Sept 15) 9:00 a.m. to noon
Race day (Sept 16) 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. RACE DAY REGISTRATION IS AN ADDITIONAL $5
Participants who register on race morning cannot be guaranteed a t shirt.
Adults: $35 (race day registration is $40)
Alumni: $33 (race day registration is $38)
18 and under, all Jeffco Staff: $25 (race day registration is $30)
Elementary School Challenge: $10 Youth large, ESC shirt only (race day registration is $15)
Fun Run (no t shirt): $5
Registrations by mail must be postmarked by September 7, 2018.
Online registration is open until midnight, September 14, 2018.
Off site registration is open from September 1 until noon on September 15 at Runners Roost Lakewood, 7978 W Alameda, and the Wheat Ridge Rec Center, 4005 Kipling St.
The top male and female runners will receive $100 CASH. First and second runners-up will receive a gift certificate from Runners Roost Lakewood, 7978 W. Alameda Ave, Lakewood. Overall winners are excluded from age group awards.
Top 3 male and female runners in all categories will receive a gift certificate from Apple Ridge Cafe. Age categories are 8 and under, 9-12, 13-15, every five years thereafter, 80 and over.
All entrants are eligible for prize drawings at the race finish, courtesy of area businesses (must be present to win).
Is your business, book club, fitness group or family the "Fittest on the Farm"? Register your group in the Fitness Challenge and then begin encouraging your employees, friends, family and others to enter the Farmers 5000 and select your group from the list of those participating. The group with the most entries to its name wins fun gifts from Wheat Ridge businesses and of course, major bragging rights. So whether you use this as a team building opportunity, a way to create awareness for your products and sercices, or simply a means to give back to the community, you will want to get involved!
It's free to add your group to the challenge. Need more information? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RUNNERS PARTICIPATING ON BEHALF OF A GROUP IN THE FITNESS CHALLENGE MUST REGISTER ONLINE ONLY. ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY, SEPT. 14.