2018 Farmers 5000
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) 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday (Sept 15) 9:00am to noon
Race day (Sept 16) 7:30am to 8:30am. RACE DAY REGISTRATION IS AN ADDITIONAL $5
Participants who register on race morning cannot be guaranteed a t shirt.
REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON!
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)
Once again, we are offering the businesses of Wheat Ridge the chance to showcase their fitness and be part of a competition to be named the “Fittest on the Farm.” The Wheat Ridge business who has the most employees register and compete in the Farmers 5000 on September 16 will be awarded an awesome trophy, to be displayed proudly at your place of business.
The fee to register your business for the Corporate Challenge is $25. After you have registered your company we will add you to the drop-down list of participating companies on our race registration website.
RUNNERS PARTICIPATING ON BEHALF OF A BUSINESS IN THE CORPORATE CHALLENGE MUST REGISTER ONLINE ONLY. ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY, SEPT. 14.