Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 5917   Event: Fall Equinox Marathon, Half Marathon & 5 Mile
Application Date: 10/07/2021    Event Date: 09/18/2022
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): County Road & Private Land
Website: https://equinoxhalfmarathon.com/
10.4 miles Buckhorn Canyon: Buckhorn Rd/Stove Prairie Rd from Ohana Way North to intersection with Hwy 14/Poudre Canyon Road.
15.7 miles Highway 14/Poudre Canyon Road - from Stove Prairie Rd to Finish line on private land 0.5 miles West of Ted's Place (intersection of Hwy 14 & 287)

Half Marathon - 13.1 miles on Poudre Canyon Road/Hwy 14 from the Mishawaka to Finish on private land. Running last 13.1 miles of Marathon course.

5 Mile - 5 miles on Poudre Canyon Road/Hwy 14 from Gateway to Finish. Running last 5 miles of Marathon and Half Marathon course.

All races finish in the same place on private land parcel #0814000021

10th Annual Event: Marathon, Half Marathon & 5 Mile Running races
-Marathon start at Ohana Mountain Ranch
-Half Marathon start at the Mishawaka,
-5 Mile start at Gateway
East bound lane closure of Poudre Canyon Road From Stove Prairie Road to N CR29C - same as last 3 years.

Marathon race runs 10 miles in the Buckhorn Canyon from Ohana Ranch to the Poudre Canyon/Hwy 14 on Stove Prairie Road, turning right and running the rest of the race down the Poudre Canyon on Highway 14 and finishing on private land 0.5 miles west of Ted's Place/Hwy 287.
Half Marathon starts at the Mishawaka and runs down the Poudre Canyon in East bound lane to Finish area (last 13 miles of marathon course)
5-Mile race starts at Gateway Natural Area and runs last 5 miles of marathon & half marathon courses finishing at the same location.

Written approval from property owners at starting and finishing locations will be provided.

Estimated Participants: 1000   Estimated Spectators: 100

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

   Sun. 09/18/2022: 5:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 04/04/2022
Marathon Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29582876
Half Marathon Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/21095020
5-Mile Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31104801

2. Date Submitted: 04/04/2022
Traffic Control Plans - planning on same traffic control plan as the 2021 event. See attached plans.

3. Date Submitted: 04/05/2022
Half Marathon & 5-Mile Course Maps

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Special Events Coordinator regarding this application.


Status: Approved


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Colorado State Patrol

Status: Not Reviewed Yet


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Status: More Information Needed

Comments: Please send your route map(s) in kml format to Michelle Jenkins at mjenkins@larimer.org Thanks 04/05/2022 05/02/2022

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Status: Not Reviewed Yet


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Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved


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Poudre Canyon Fire District

Status: More Information Needed

Comments: Lisa, have you coordinated with Kellie on EMS posting yet?

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Poudre Fire Authority

Status: Approved


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Poudre Valley Hospital

Status: Not Reviewed Yet


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Risk Management

Status: More Information Needed

Comments: Please provide:
1. A certificate of insurance with event insurance/general liability limits no less than $1,000,000 per occurrence / $2,000,000 general aggregate. The certificate of insurance must name Larimer County as certificate holder (Larimer County Risk Management 200 W Oak St Suite 4000 Fort Collins, CO 80525) and list Larimer County as additional insured. Please note that Larimer County does not accept additional insured language that limits additional insured status to that which is “required by contract”, however, "by agreement" is an acceptable addition.
2. A copy of the participant waiver.
Thank you.

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Road & Bridge

Status: Approved

Comments: No Conflicts

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Status: Approved

Comments: You must contact the Sheriff's Office admin at 970-498-5108, at least 3 weeks prior to this event if you are going to use Larimer County Deputies for traffic control.

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