Since 1981 runners have been coming to Wheat Ridge to run the Farmers 5000! This race continues raise money to support school programs and promotes physical fitness and community spirit. All funds from entry fees are given to various educational and special programs within the school. The 5K run and walk, along with a 1K fun run, are open to all!
We will continue to monitor the guidelines and advice of the public health officials regarding COVID-19 and large gatherings. If the race is canceled then all registered runners will have the option of converting their registration to a virtual race registration or deferring their registration to 2021. There will be no refunds. All net proceeds from the race are given to Wheat Ridge High School and their students and staff thank you for your understanding and support. Go Farmers!