Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 4526   Event: CSU Cobb Lake Road Race
Application Date: 12/16/2018    Event Date: 04/13/2019
Organization: Colorado State University Cycling Club   Phone:
Contact 1 Name: Michael Samelson
Address: 2554 Newport Drive
Fort Collins CO 80526
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name: Oliver
Address: Stubbs

Email: Send email

Event Information

Permit Type(s): County Road
Our bicycle race event will take place on roads located around Cobb Lake. The specific roads that will be utilized are CR 52, Frontage Road, CR 56 and Taliesin Way.

Each race will begin in the event parking lot at Anheuser-Busch. The race will then cross over I-25 using CR 52. Crossing over I-25 happens only once per each respective category race.

Secondary roads being affected are CR 54, Robie Court, Tirana Court and Wingspread Court.

Utilization of the private roads near Cobb Lake and the facilities at Anheuser-Busch have been approved of.

The Cobb Lake Road Race is a bicycle race hosted by the Colorado State Cycling Club. It has been historically known as a premier event within the Colorado racing calendar.

Cyclists race against one another over the course of multiple laps of the circuit. The race will start at Anheuser-Busch and finish atop a small hill shortly after the entrance to The Hill at Cobb Lake Community.

Precautions will be taken to ensure the safety of the riders, spectators and vehicular traffic. F2, F4, and F5 certified flaggers will be present along the course to stop traffic as the race approaches, hold as they pass, and release after a safe distance is achieved. Cars traveling in the same direction of the race will be allowed to pass on the left in a safe manner and speed of 35mph.

Please see the attachments for other specific details.

Estimated Participants: 499   Estimated Spectators: 99

Food / Alcohol:
  Food is NOT being Served.
 Alcohol is NOT being Served

   Sat. 04/13/2019: 8 AM - 6 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 12/16/2018
Uploaded USA Cycling Participant Waiver

2. Date Submitted: 02/12/2019
Missing Insurance/Risk Management

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Special Events Coordinator regarding this application.


Status: Approved


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Status: Approved


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Code Compliance

Status: Approved

Comments: n/a

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Colorado State Patrol

Status: Approved

Comments: Please contact me to discuss if a CSP permit application is necessary. Thank you. Captain Rob Marone 02/22/19.

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Status: Approved


Email Engineering


Status: Approved


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Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved

Comments: Please monitor the weather before and during the event.

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Parks & Open Lands

Status: Approved


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Status: Approved

Comments: The portion of the race on private property owned by Anhueser-Busch is in the incorporated limits of the City of Fort Collins. City of Fort Collins zoning will apply, therefore Planning has no concerns.

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Poudre Fire Authority

Status: Approved


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Poudre Valley Hospital

Status: Approved


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Risk Management

Status: Approved

Comments: Thank you

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Road & Bridge

Status: Approved

Comments: No Conflicts

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Status: Approved

Comments: Reminder this is a rules of the road race. We will be providing 1 officer to help with the starting line. This portion of the frontage road is part of the I-25 detour, so if I-25 is shutdown the frontage road may be a main detour.

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Wellington Fire

Status: Approved


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Final Disposition


Hello Michael and Oliver,

Congratulations! Your special event permit application has been approved.

Please print the permit and have it available for the duration of your event!

Have a great weekend!