Special Event Permit Detail
Application InformationID: 5802 Event: Horsetooth Half Marathon
Application Date: 10/09/2020 Event Date: 11/14/2021
Organization: Fort Collins Running Club Phone:
Address: PO Box 270432, Fort Collins, CO 80525
Event InformationPermit Type(s): County Road
Dixon Canyon (1 mile); Centennial (5 miles); Bingham Hill (2 miles); Overland Trail (400 meters); Linden (400 meters)
48th annual Horsetooth Half Marathon starts on Dixon Canyon south of the former Hughes Stadium.
Working with County Health to develop a COVID-19 safety plan that will allow a field of 750 runners to compete. We have two variations of a wave plan, both of which have provisional approval.
Race will be run on coned course with a single lane closure on Centennial to Bingham and a single lane closure on Bingham to Overland. From Lions Park to finish, runners will run on Poudre Bike Path to Linden. Finish is located on Linden just south of Buckingham.
Estimated Participants: 750 Estimated Spectators: 150
Food / Alcohol:
Food is being served: CATERED
Alcohol IS being served.
Sun. 11/14/2021: 700 AM - 200 PM
Additional Information Submitted by Applicant1. Date Submitted: 04/28/2021
2. Date Submitted: 05/27/2021
Course route (.kmz)
3. Date Submitted: 05/27/2021
Certificate of insurance naming Larimer County as additional insured.
4. Date Submitted: 05/27/2021
5. Date Submitted: 08/25/2021
Attaching MHTs for full race course (County and City), including locations of certified flaggers as requested.
Reviewing Agency Comments/Status
Email the Special Events Coordinator regarding this application.
City of Fort Collins
Status: More Information NeededComments:
Colorado Division of Wildlife
County Clerk and Recorder
Status: ApprovedComments: The applicant has notified the Clerk & Recorder Department that alcohol is ONLY being stored, sold, and consumed within Fort Collins city limits. No County Special Event Liquor Permit is required.
Status: ApprovedComments: Route map received - mmj
Status: ApprovedComments: =Please keep food and beverage service at aid stations limited to water, energy drinks, gels, and other prepackaged/shelf-stable food items.
=Water (and prepared energy drinks) shall be from a public, treated water supply transported and dispensed in clean food grade containers.
=Adequate trash receptacles shall be provided at the aid stations throughout the run route.
=Though the post-race event is within City of Fort Collins, Larimer County Health Dept regulates all food service. Food vendors shall hold a 2021 Colorado Retail Food license or a 2021 Larimer County Event Vendor license. Additional information and applications are available on our website: https://www.larimer.org/health/safety-sanitation-programs/food-safety-program/license-plan-review-information/temporary
=There are currently no local public health orders related to COVID-19 and Special Events. Please follow Larimer County's Coronavirus website for the latest information and any new public health orders at the time of the event:
Event coordinators may implement their own policies so long as they are meeting the minimum requirements set forth by the state of Colorado. If you have questions, please contact our Joint Information Center:
=970-498-5500 (open Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm); or,
=text questions: 970-999-1770
=email questions: email@example.com
Parks & Open Lands
Status: ApprovedComments: Signed fee WS 9/16/21 - JW
Poudre Fire Authority
Poudre Valley Hospital
Status: ApprovedComments: Thank you for the TCP documents. Please reach out to the Sheriff's Office 1 month prior to the event if you have any Law Enforcement staffing needs in the county.