Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 5792   Event: Colorado Run
Application Date: 09/18/2020    Event Date: 10/10/2020
Organization: Green Events   Phone:
Address: PO Box 1523, Fort Collins, CO 80522
Contact 1 Name: Ron Baker
Address: PO Box 1523
Fort Collins CO 80522
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name: Lisa Sinclair
Address: PO Box 1523
Fort Collins CO 80522
Email: Send email

Event Information

Permit Type(s): County Road
Website: http://coloradorun.com/
The event is a 10K run/walk and ruck starting and finishing at Spring Canyon Park. The race route is on City and County roads (see attached map) including Overland Trail (~1 mile), Dixon Canyon Road (~1.2 miles), South Centennial Drive (~1.5 miles), and W CR 38E (~1.3 miles).

40th annual Colorado Run (one of the oldest races in Fort Collins) - postponed from usual race date on Memorial Day in May.

The race starts and finishes in Cottonwood Glen/Spring Canyon Park. It will be open to all with the options to run, walk, or ruck march.

COVID-19 Variance Approval from Larimer County has been granted. Race will be run in waves of 50 or less participants starting every 15 minutes from 7:45-9:45 am.

Race will be run in coned course on shoulder/bike lane of roads with runners facing traffic going in a counter clockwise loop from the park. There are no road closures and runners have no road crossings on the course. With wave starts the runners will be spread out running single file on the course.

Estimated Participants: 250   Estimated Spectators: 10

Food / Alcohol:
  Food is being served: PACKAGED
 Alcohol is NOT being Served

   Sat. 10/10/2020: 7:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 09/18/2020
Participant waiver

2. Date Submitted: 09/18/2020
Traffic Control Plan

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Special Events Coordinator regarding this application.

City of Fort Collins

Status: Approved


Email City of Fort Collins


Status: Approved


Email Engineering


Status: Approved

Comments: If there are questions for the COVID-related topics for this event, please call the Health Department Emergency Operation Center's Joint Information Center: 970-498-5500 (open Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm); or, Text questions: 970-999-1770

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Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved


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Parks & Open Lands

Status: Approved

Comments: Fee worksheet signed - JW

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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


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Road & Bridge

Status: Approved

Comments: No Conflicts

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Status: Approved

Comments: All runners must follow rules of the road

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Final Disposition


Ron and Lisa,

Your special event permit application has been approved.

Print the permit and have it available for the duration of your event.

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