Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 5816   Event: Spring Equinox
Application Date: 01/23/2021    Event Date: 03/21/2021
Organization: Green Events   Phone: 970-556-3279
Contact 1 Name: Lisa Sinclair
Address: 400 Smith Street
Fort Collins CO 80524
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name: Ron Baker
Fort CO
Email: Send email

Event Information

Permit Type(s): County Road
Website: http://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

6th 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).

Race Format will be adapted for COVID-19 safety protocols with multiple wave starts with small groups of participants, thus the duration of the event and runners on the road will be longer than past events.

Estimated Participants: 300   Estimated Spectators: 10

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

   Sun. 03/21/2021: 6 AM - 3 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 01/28/2021
Changing Half Marathon course for 2021 as former out and back course does not work well with multiple wave starts for COVID-19 social distancing race format.

New Half Marathon Course:
Start/Finish at Anheuser-Busch, 2351 Busch Drive
Half Marathon -
Busch Drive: 0.4 miles
Richards Lake Rd/CR 52 East into Weld County
CR52 2.5 miles to Hinkley Dr
Hinkley Dr: 1.4 miles
E CR54: 0.4 miles
E CR90: 1 mile
S on CR 15: 1 mile
W on CR 88: 1 Mile
W on CR 52: 1 Mile
S on N CR3: 1 mile
W on ECR50: 1 mile

Race Format adapted for COVID-19 safety protocols with multiple wave starts of small groups of participants increases the duration of the race and greatly spaces out runners.

2. Date Submitted: 01/28/2021
4 Mile Course Map

3. Date Submitted: 02/09/2021
New Half Marathon course for 2021

4. Date Submitted: 02/11/2021
Participant Waiver

5. Date Submitted: 02/11/2021
Insurance Certificate

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Special Events Coordinator regarding this application.


Status: Approved


Email Engineering


Status: Not Reviewed Yet


Email Health

Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved

Comments: This approval is contingent upon public health orders in place at the time of the event and all COVID-19 precautions must be followed.

Email Larimer County Emergency Management

Poudre Fire Authority

Status: Approved

Comments: An emergency access path of no less than 20’ wide shall be maintained free and clear of all immovable objects on streets and fire apparatus access roads at all times during the event. Road blocks may be placed on public streets to prevent traffic from crossing, but cannot block emergency travel. If road blocks are used ensure staff is available to remove barricade should emergency travel be necessary.

All vendors must comply with the regulations set forth by the Poudre Fire Authority. https://www.poudre-fire.org/home/showdocument?id=2649

Any tent or air supported membrane structure greater than 400 square feet requires a tent permit. Any canopy over 700 square feet also requires this permit. The application for a tent permit can be found at https://www.poudre-fire.org/business/new-forms/tent-permit-application .

Email Poudre Fire Authority

Poudre Valley Hospital

Status: Approved


Email Poudre Valley Hospital

Risk Management

Status: Approved

Comments: Thank you.

Email Risk Management

Road & Bridge

Status: Not Reviewed Yet


Email Road & Bridge


Status: Approved


Email Sheriff