Farmers 5000 Virtual Race
Sep 30, 2020
Anywhere you want from now until September 30!
There is no packet pick-up in 2020. Your customized race bib is downloadable through a link in your registration confirmation email. If you purchased a race t shirt it will be mailed to you after September 20, 2020. Any sponsor coupons, including a coupon for a FREE Pabilito's Burritos breakfast burrito, and random drawing awards will be mailed through USPS.
The 2020 Farmers 5000 will be a virtual 5K race. Your registration includes a downloadable race bib and sponsor coupons and an option to purchase an official race t shirt that will be mailed to you. All Elementary School registrations include a youth large shirt.
18 and under, all Jeffco Staff: $15
Optional race t shirt: $15 T SHIRTS PURCHASED BEFORE MIDNIGHT, SEPT. 13 WILL BE MAILED OUT THE WEEK OF SEPT. 21. T SHIRTS PURCHASED AFTER SEPT. 13 WILL BE MAILED OUT THE WEEK OF OCT. 11.
Elementary School (11 and under): $10. Includes a youth large shirt only.
All net proceeds from the race are donated to Wheat Ridge High School.
If you would like, you can download the flyer and mail it in with your payment. You may register without purchasing a t shirt until September 30.
The race this year is a virtual race that can be run wherever you would like. If you would like to run the actual course we provide this map for your convenience. Please obey all traffic laws and be mindful of traffic on the open roads.
All runners who upload GPS data will be eligible for prizes in these fun categories:
King and Queen of the Hill - this prize is given to the male and female who have the most elevation gail.
Fastest on a track - which male and female completed the fastest 5K on a track. Big ups if you do it on the Wheat Ridge High School track.
Fastest on a treadmill - which male and female completed the fastest 5K on a treadmill.
Farthest Away 5K - which runner (male or female) completed a run the furthest from Wheat Ridge High School.
Fastest Male and Female - Yes, we know you're all running different courses, but a race has to have a winner!
Urban Autocare Class Challenge - Our friends at Urban Autocare will make a donation to the Farmers 5000 in the name of the class with the most participating runners. So get the gang back together and make sure you enter your graduation year when you register.
Prizes for the virtual challenges will be donated by area businesses.
Virtual Race FAQs
What is the Farmers 5000 Virtual Race? Run (or walk) a 5K (3.1 mile) course wherever you want. Download your personalized race bib and hit the trails! .
Can I purchase a race shirt? Yes! Race shirts are available for purchase when you register for $15. T shirts purchased before midnight on September 13 will be mailed out the week of September 21. T shirts purchased after September 13 will be mailed the week of October 11.
Where can I run/walk? Anywhere! This is your virtual run, and we want you to complete it wherever you want. Sidewalks, paths, treadmill - make this race your own! Want to run with a stroller or Fido? Do it! We just ask that you tag us @farmers5000 and share on social media with #MyFarmers5000 so we can see these great photos!
What items are included with the Farmers 5000 Virtual Run? Virtual run includes a personalized race bib, finisher's certificate and sponsor gifts, Including a coupon for a free burrito from Pablito's Burritos!. An official race t shirt is available for purchase during registration.
When do I need to complete my run? We ask that you complete your run prior to Sept. 30, 2020.
Do I need to submit results to get my packet? A link to your personalized race bib will be emailed to you when you register, but once you compete your run, you can log your results using the link that will be emailed to you. You don't have to upload your results (we won't tell!) but if you want to be eligible for the prizes you will need to upload your results.
How do I track my distance and time? For the Virtual Race, we accept results on the honor system, but the most accurate tracking is typically via a device with GPS tracking. Some prizes will require GPS tracking, such as King of the Hill and Most Distant Racer.
When will my race shirt ship?For those who purchased a t shirt before Sept 13, they will begin shipping the week of September 21, 2020. After that, packets and shirts will be shipped the week of October 11. The Virtual Race is currently only open to US addresses within the contiguous United States. At this time, we cannot ship to Alaska, Hawaii or anywhere internationally.
What do I do if my race t shirt doesn't fit? Can I swap it? We do not offer any size exchanges post packet shipment. All changes to sizes need to be made prior to confirming registration.
How do I submit my results?: You can submit your results directly from our RunSignup page or from your RunSignup profile. During registration, you will be asked to sign up for text messages or email which will allow you to submit your finish time. Once your reigstration is complete you will receive a text message with a URL providing details and instructions for submitting your results, as well as an option to unsubscribe.