Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 5660   Event: Spring Equinox Half Marathon
Application Date: 09/04/2019    Event Date: 03/22/2020
Organization: Green Events   Phone: 970-556-3279
Address: PO Box 1523, Fort Collins, CO 80522
Contact 1 Name: Lisa Sinclair
Address: PO Box 1523
Fort Collins CO 80522
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name: Ron Baker
Address: PO Box 1523
Fort Collins CO 80522
Email: Send email

Event Information

Permit Type(s): County Road
Website: http://www.equinoxhalfmarathon.com/
Start/Finish at Anheuser-Busch, 2351 Busch Drive
Half Marathon - out and back course:
Busch Drive: 0.4 miles
Richards Lake Rd/CR 52: 1.8 miles
Turnberry: 1 mile
N CR11: 1.2 miles
E CR56: 2.2 miles

Busch Drive: 0.4 miles
Richards Lake Road: 0.8 miles
N Giddings Road/CR 9: 1 Mile
Mountain Vista: 1 mile
Busch Drive: 0.8 miles

5th Annual event - Same as 2019 Event - Half Marathon and 4 Mile run/walk starting and finishing at Anheuser-Busch (see attached course maps). Half Marathon is an out and back course run on the shoulder/bike lane turning around in the parking lot of the Chapel of The Annunciation at 290 E. County Road (The Chapel has given approval for the use of their parking lot).

Estimated Participants: 800   Estimated Spectators: 50

Food / Alcohol:
  Food is being served: CATERED
 Alcohol IS being served.

   Sun. 03/22/2020: 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 01/07/2020
Route Map

2. Date Submitted: 01/08/2020
Insurance Certificate

3. Date Submitted: 02/11/2020
We did not apply for a liquor license because the Biergarten at Anheuser-Busch is already a licensed establishment. The only alcohol sold, served, or stored will be within the liquor permit of Anheuser-Busch’s license at The Biergarten. Alcohol will only be served to the race participants in the restaurant/tap room of The Biergarten at Anheuser-Busch. All alcohol service and consumption will remain on the Biergarten's licensed premises.

4. Date Submitted: 02/11/2020
Attached Maps:
Course Map showing where runners are running and how course will be coned by Green Events.

Traffic Control map showing signage and traffic control devices set by traffic control company and location of Police Officers and flaggers.

5. Date Submitted: 02/11/2020
Participant waiver uploaded

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Special Events Coordinator regarding this application.


Status: Approved


Email CDOT

City of Fort Collins

Status: Approved


Email City of Fort Collins

Colorado State Patrol

Status: Approved


Email Colorado State Patrol

County Clerk and Recorder

Status: Approved

Comments: We have received notice of your Land Use special event permit application that indicates that you intend to serve alcohol at your event. A special event liquor permit application must be submitted to the Clerk and Recorders office no less than 30 days prior to your event. The application and requirements may be found at https://www.larimer.org/clerk/recording/liquor/special-events. Please let us know if you have any questions.

Thank you.

The applicant has confirmed that alcohol will ONLY be stored/sold/served/consumed within the premises boundaries of an existing liquor licensed premises and in a manner corresponding to the type of liquor license held.

Thank you.

Email County Clerk and Recorder


Status: Approved


Email Engineering


Status: Approved

Comments: Information is consistent with 2019 requirements:

=In reviewing the website, it has been confirmed that aid stations will provide restrooms by use of portable toilets. Restrooms for the start/finish area were not explained, but shall be required. This could include a combination of portable toilets with the restrooms of the Biergarten at Anheuser-Busch Brewery visitor area.

=It was indicated that food for the post-race event will be provided by the Biergarten.

=Please keep the race course aid and sponsor/vendor tents to individually packaged, commercially prepared items such as energy bars, gels, shot blocks, bagels, whole fruit, etc.

=Trash cans shall be provided at aid stations, portable toilets, and at the start/finish area.

Email Health

Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved


Email Larimer County Emergency Management

Poudre Fire Authority

Status: Approved


Email Poudre Fire Authority

Poudre Valley Hospital

Status: Approved


Email Poudre Valley Hospital

Risk Management

Status: Approved

Thank you.

Email Risk Management

Road & Bridge

Status: Approved

Comments: No Conflicts

Email Road & Bridge


Status: Approved

Comments: Will approve after our annual event meeting.

Email Sheriff

Final Disposition


Good Morning Ron and Lisa,

Congratulations! Your special event permit application has been approved.

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