Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 5849   Event: Horsetooth Tri Training & Open Water Swim Series
Application Date: 04/07/2021    Event Date: 06/03/2021   Thru: 08/19/2021
Organization: Green Events   Phone: 970-556-3279
Address: PO Box 1523, Fort Collins, CO 80522
Contact 1 Name: Lisa Sinclair
Address: PO Box 1523
Fort Collins CO 80522
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name:


Event Information

Permit Type(s): Parks and Open Spaces
Website: http://www.horsetoothtritraining.com/
Type of Event: Other
Horsetooth Reservoir

The 9th Annual Horsetooth Tri Training and Open Water Swim Series is a weekly non-competitive training event offering a swim and run, swim only, or run only options for participants. It will be held every Thursday evening during the summer for 12 weeks, starting June 3rd and ending August 19th, 2019. August 26th included as an additional date to make up for any weather cancellations during the series. An open water swim clinic is offered every week at 5pm.

The swim course consists of a 500m loop starting and ending at the Horsetooth South Inlet Bay swim beach. Participants will have the option of doing 1 or multiple laps of the course up to a max swim distance of 3000m or 1 hour time limit. The transition area will be located in the Group Pavilion area. The 5k run course starts and ends near the transition area at the Pavilion at the very south end of the parking lot and the course is an out and back run on the camp road around the south end of the reservoir to the dead end turn around. The run course stays entirely inside the park.

The swim course will be monitored by kayaks and Stand Up Paddle boards, lifeguards will be located on the course and EMS/ambulance will be on location at start/finish area. Traffic control will be provided by event staff using cones and signage along the 5k course.

Green Events owns and manages premier athletic events in a safe, and environmental and social sustainable manner. We are dedicated to providing events with as minimal impact as possible on the environment and venue while inspiring participants to make more environmentally responsible decisions.

Event Dates:
Thursday June 3, 2021
Thursday June 10, 2021
Thursday June 17, 2021
Thursday June 24, 2021
Thursday July 1, 2021
Thursday July 8, 2021
Thursday July 15, 2021
Thursday July 22, 2021
Thursday July 29, 2021
Thursday August 5, 2021
Thursday August 12, 2021
Thursday August 29, 2021
Thursday August 26, 2021 **Make up date for and weather cancellations during the series**

Estimated Participants: 100   Estimated Spectators: 5

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

   Thu. 06/03/2021: 4 PM - 8 PM
   Thu. 06/10/2021: 4 PM - 8 PM
   Thu. 06/17/2021: 4 PM - 8 PM
   Thu. 06/24/2021: 4 PM - 8 PM
   Thu. 07/01/2021: 4 PM - 8 PM
   Thu. 07/08/2021: 4 PM - 8 PM
   Thu. 07/15/2021: 4 PM - 8 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 05/10/2021
Certificate of Insurance

2. Date Submitted: 05/10/2021
Participant Waiver

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

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Status: Approved


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Status: Approved

Comments: Please stay informed on the most current restrictions related to COVID by reviewing our Health Department COVID website up to the day of the event: https://www.larimer.org/health/communicable-disease/coronavirus-covid-19

If you have questions relating to outdoor events and COVID, please call the Health Department'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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Poudre Fire Authority

Status: Approved


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Risk Management

Status: Approved

Comments: Thank you.

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Status: Approved


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Final Disposition



Your special event permit application has been approved.

Please print the permit and have it available for the duration of the 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"