Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 5950   Event: Long View Marathon
Application Date: 01/19/2022    Event Date: 10/01/2022
Contact 1 Name: Nick Clark
Address: 5001 Overhill Dr
Fort Collins CO 80526
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name:


Event Information

Permit Type(s): Parks and Open Spaces
Website: https://www.longviewmarathon.com/
Type of Event: Other
Carter Lake

Marathon & Half Marathon running from Fort Collins to Loveland. Full marathon has a new start at Edora Park and the half marathon remains at Fossil Creek Park.

Half marathon and marathon courses share the same route through the County, using the Front Range Trail from Trilby to Boyd Lake State Park, and heading south through Boyd Lake to Denver for a short stretch before picking up Loveland Rec Path to the finish at Fairgrounds Park. Post race activities at Fairgrounds.

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 with City of Fort Collins Police/Traffic. Sanitation will be provided by Gallegos.

Estimated Participants: 500   Estimated Spectators: 0

Food / Alcohol:
  Food is NOT being Served.
 Alcohol is NOT being Served

   Sat. 10/01/2022: 700 AM - 2:00 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 03/23/2022
Attaching course map for both Marathon and Half Marathon routes. County portions to remain the same as 2021, using Front Range Trail between Trilby and Boyd Lake.

2. Date Submitted: 04/07/2022
Carter Lake incorrectly submitted as Larimer County location. Should have been "Other Larimer County Park/Open Space"

3. Date Submitted: 08/04/2022
Adding additional insured certificate for Larimer County

4. Date Submitted: 08/04/2022
Adding participant waiver

5. Date Submitted: 08/31/2022
Submitting traffic control plan for County section of the race course in the Boyd Lake area for the attention of CDOT and State Patrol

6. Date Submitted: 09/20/2022
Responding to CDOT 9/20 comment. No traffic control required for race interaction with CO 392, US 287, and US 34 as the route uses bike/rec path underpasses for all of those crossings.

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Special Events Coordinator regarding this application.


Status: Approved

Comments: 3/23/22: Will wait for when traffic control plans have been shared

9/1/22: Is there traffic control planned where the race interacts with the state highways? (CO 392, US 287, and US 34)?

9/20/22 - Please note, awaiting response to comment provided on 9/1/22

Email CDOT

City of Fort Collins

Status: Approved

Comments: Working with promoter on new route using Fort Collins trails.
Larimer County permit approved based on final MHTs. for City of Fort Collins permit.

Email City of Fort Collins

City of Loveland Permit Coordinator

Status: Approved


Email City of Loveland Permit Coordinator

Colorado State Patrol

Status: Approved

Comments: no CSP resources requested or needed

Email Colorado State Patrol


Status: Approved


Email Engineering


Status: Approved


Water, sports drink, gels, portable restrooms and first aid kits will be provided at aid stations.

No information was provided in the application or on the website regarding the post-event food and beverage service. Please note that food for the athletes/spectators shall be provided by a local nonprofit, or a licensed food service operator/vendor that holds a 2022 Colorado Retail Food License.

Email Health

Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved


Email Larimer County Emergency Management

Loveland Fire

Status: Approved

Comments: Please provide details as to traffic control in Loveland.

Email Loveland Fire

Parks & Open Lands

Status: Approved

Comments: Signed and paid fee worksheet 8/9/22 - Jordan W

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 entire event.

Have fun and much success with the event.