Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 5817   Event: Long View Marathon
Application Date: 01/26/2021    Event Date: 10/03/2021
Contact 1 Name: Nick Clark
Address: 5001 Overhill Dr
Fort Collins CO 80526
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name:


Event Information

Permit Type(s): County Road
Website: https://www.longviewmarathon.com/
Fort Collins: Bryan (.25); Mountain (1.0); Grandview (.1); Laporte (1.25); Overland Tr (3.25)

County: CR30 (.1); CR13 (1.25)

Loveland: Denver (.25); 7th (1.0); Adams (.25)

Marathon & Half Marathon running from Fort Collins to Loveland. Full marathon starts at City Park and the half marathon at Fossil Creek Park.

Marathon runs west from City Park on Mountain Ave, then Laporte Ave to Overland Tr where it heads south to Cottonwood Glen Park. From Cottonwood, the course runs the Fossil Creek bike path to Fossil Creek Park & the start of the half marathon. Half marathon and marathon course share the same route by way of the Front Range Trail heading south to CR 13 & 30 around Donath Lake and into Boyd Lake State Park. Trail through the park to Denver for a short stretch before picking up Loveland Rec Path to 7th & Adams to the finish at the Loveland Public Library. Post race activities at the Foote Lagoon.

Race will provide buses back to the start. Traffic control will be provided by a local traffic control company. Traffic control plans will be uploaded once a meeting has taken place ith City of Fort Collins Police/Traffic. Sanitation will be provided by Gallegos.

Estimated Participants: 500   Estimated Spectators: 50

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

   Sun. 10/03/2021: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 04/30/2021
Applicant is Sweetheart City Racing. Contact: Sara McWatters. Managed by Nick Clark (contact info declared in original application).

2. Date Submitted: 04/30/2021
Long View Marathon Map (.kml)

3. Date Submitted: 04/30/2021
Long View Marathon Map (.kmz)

4. Date Submitted: 09/03/2021
Attaching MHT for County portion of the course. Re-routed off county roads around Donath Lake per engineering request to follow Front Range Trail to Boyd Lake. Requesting UTC support for road crossings on CR30 & 11C

5. Date Submitted: 09/09/2021
Risk Management: Additional Insured & Participant Waiver attached

6. Date Submitted: 09/09/2021
Engineering: per request, the route will follow the Front Range Trail in the county to replace county road section around Donath Lake. Please see attached MHT for details.

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Special Events Coordinator regarding this application.

Boyd Lake State Park

Status: Approved


Email Boyd Lake State Park


Status: Approved


Email CDOT

City of Fort Collins

Status: Approved

Comments: The approved area of the WATC permit are inside of COFC limits.

Email City of Fort Collins

City of Loveland Permit Coordinator

Status: Approved

Comments: Application has been approved. Have a fun and safe event.

Email City of Loveland Permit Coordinator

Colorado State Patrol

Status: Approved


Email Colorado State Patrol

County Clerk and Recorder

Status: Approved

Comments: Per applicant- alcohol will only be served at the Foote Lagoon. The city of Loveland will provide the license.


Will alcohol be served at the post-race location only (Loveland Foote Lagoon)? If not please specify each location you plan to serve alcohol.


Email County Clerk and Recorder


Status: Approved

Comments: New route map received. Thanks!

Email Engineering


Status: Approved

Comments: There are currently no local public health orders related to COVID-19 and Special Events. Event coordinators may implement their own policies so long as they are meeting the minimum requirements set forth by the state of Colorado. Please follow Larimer County's Coronavirus website for the latest information and any new public health orders at the time of the event:

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: covidconcerns@larimer.org

Water, sports drink, restrooms and first aid kits will be provided at aid stations. Please ensure that the post-race food vendors 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

Email Health

Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved


Email Larimer County Emergency Management

Loveland Fire

Status: Approved

Comments: Emergency Access: An emergency access path of no less that 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. (2006 IFC, 503.1).

Tent Permits: Any tent or air supported membrane structure greater than 700 square feet requires a tent permit. The LFRA has a policy which provides details for International Fire Code compliance and can be obtained at 410 E 5th St., or on the City of Loveland website under the Fire- Community Safety Division – Fire Prevention Bureau - Special Events, Tents and Membrane Structures

Email Loveland Fire

Parks & Open Lands

Status: Approved

Comments: Signed and paid fee WS - JW 9/16/21

Email Parks & Open Lands

Poudre Fire Authority

Status: Approved


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: Approved

Comments: No Conflicts

Email Road & Bridge


Status: Approved


Email Sheriff

Thompson Valley EMS

Status: Approved


Email Thompson Valley EMS

Final Disposition


HI Nick,

Congratulations! Your special event permit application has been approved.

Please 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 even.

Much success!