Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 5681   Event: Horsetooth Half Marathon
Application Date: 10/26/2019    Event Date: 04/19/2020
Organization: Fort Collins Running Club   Phone: 970-238-6075
Address: P.O. Box 270526, Fort Collins, CO, 80527-0432
Contact 1 Name: Nick Clark
Address: 5001 Overhill Drive
Fort Collins CO 80526
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name:


Event Information

Permit Type(s): County Road
Website: http://www.horsetooth-half.com
Start on Dixon Canyon Road, North on Centennial Road, East on Bingham Hill Road, North on Overland Trail to Lions Park, then East on Poudre Bike Path to the Finish on Linden St, just south of New Belgium Brewing.

47th Annual Event:
Half Marathon running race beginning on Dixon Canyon Rd, running north on Centennial Dr alongside the reservoir, east on Bingham Hill Rd, north on Overland Trail and east on the Poudre Bike Path to the finish on Linden St near New Belgium Brewing. Parking at the Twin Drive-In, with start holding area on private lot to south of the start. Runners will be transported back to the finish via shuttle. Northbound rolling lane closure on Centennial Dr between South Dam and Bingham Hill Rd. Full road closure on Linden between Willow and Linden Centre Circle to accommodate finish.

Estimated Participants: 2000   Estimated Spectators: 500

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

   Sun. 04/19/2020: 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 11/13/2019
Attaching course map. Same course as previous decade.

2. Date Submitted: 11/14/2019
Updating revised course map.

3. Date Submitted: 01/21/2020
Insurance certificates added:

- General Liability
- Larimer County Additional Insured

4. Date Submitted: 01/21/2020
Attaching Insurance Certs

5. Date Submitted: 01/21/2020
Participant Waiver

6. Date Submitted: 02/19/2020
Attaching City/County traffic plans.

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Special Events Coordinator regarding this application.


Status: Approved


Email Building

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 notified the Clerk & Recorder Department that alcohol is ONLY being stored, sold, and consumed within City of Fort Collins city limits. No County Special Event Liquor Permit is required.
Thank you.

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Status: Approved


Email Engineering


Status: Approved

Comments: As in past years, the following is required:

=Food service for any post-race meal must be provided by a vendor that holds a 2020 Colorado Retail Food license such as caterer, temp event vendor, or food truck(s).
-Please ensure other sponsor/vendor tents limit food/snacks to individually packaged, commercially prepared items such as energy bars, gels, shot blocks, bagels, whole fruit, etc.

=It is understood that aid stations will be available with water, energy drink and portable restrooms. Water shall be from a treated municipal source, and the dispenser containers clean and sanitized.

=Adequate toilets need to be provided at the start and the finish area.

=Trash cans shall be provided at the aid stations, portable toilet areas, and at the start and finish areas.

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Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved


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Parks & Open Lands

Status: Approved


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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

Thank you.

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Road & Bridge

Status: Approved

Comments: No Conflicts

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Status: Approved

Comments: Will approve after our annual event planning meeting.

Preliminary approved based on what is discussed at the April 1st meeting. Sheriff Office staffing TBD at this meeting.. Lt. Moll-031011

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Final Disposition


HI Nick,

Your special event has been approved.

"Your approved event shall comply with all Center for Disease Control and State of Colorado guidelines and rules for social distancing and maximum crowd size that are in place at the time of the event."

Let me know if you have any questions.

Stay safe and healthy!