Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 6075   Event: FoCo Fondo
Application Date: 01/02/2023    Event Date: 07/23/2023
Contact 1 Name: Zack Allison
Address: 2204 w Olive Ct
Fort Collins CO 80521
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name: Whitney Allison
Address: 2204 w Olive Ct
Fort Collins CO 80521
Email: Send email

Event Information

Permit Type(s): County Road
Website: https://www.focofondo.com/
The start finish venue is New Belgium Brewing private property
There are 4 routes, here are the strava links, I will updated county permit person with .KML files

FoCo Fondo is a mixed terrain, road, dirt, gravel, rules of the road, timed gravel cycling event and festival. The finish festival takes place at New Belgium Brewery. All event happenings are on July 23rd 2023. There are 4 separate routes, 118 miles, 53 miles, 32 miles, and 12 miles. Each of the routes stay on county roads. The traffic control plan and MHT's will be delivered through LIghtfield enterprises over the following weeks. The routes with interactive maps of the proposed routes are below.

118 - https://www.strava.com/routes/3028439355673349828
50 - https://www.strava.com/routes/18068903
30 - https://www.strava.com/routes/18202522
12- https://www.strava.com/routes/11729700

Estimated Participants: 1800   Estimated Spectators: 50

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

   Sun. 07/23/2023: 5 AM - 6 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 01/09/2023
Insurance for The City of Fort Collins

2. Date Submitted: 01/09/2023
Insurance for Larimer County

3. Date Submitted: 01/09/2023
Insurance for CSP

4. Date Submitted: 03/03/2023
Event contingency/ emergency plan

5. Date Submitted: 03/03/2023
Event contingency/ emergency plan

6. Date Submitted: 03/03/2023
There will be about 10 porta potties at the venue with at least 2 of those being ADA potties. Attached is the most up to date site map at the employee lot at New Belgium where the venue is. There is another map of riders entering and exiting the venue in waves to go out on course and how they will come back to the venue.

7. Date Submitted: 03/03/2023
Attached are the routes with a picture of a map with arrows and cue sheet with all roads listed for each route

8. Date Submitted: 04/19/2023
Updated Larimer County additionally insured cert.

9. Date Submitted: 04/19/2023
2023 waiver

10. Date Submitted: 04/25/2023
Larimer county insurance (non risk management edition)

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Special Events Coordinator regarding this application.


Status: Approved


Email CDOT

City of Fort Collins

Status: Approved

Comments: Approved conditionally of City of Fort Collins permit.

Email City of Fort Collins

Colorado State Patrol

Status: Approved

Comments: Please provide information if you are requesting uniformed traffic control at any location. **Update - No CSP resources have been requested, have a safe rules-of-the-road ride.

Email Colorado State Patrol

County Clerk and Recorder

Status: Approved

Comments: The applicant has confirmed that any alcohol being consumed will be on the New Beligium premises and fall under the City of Fort Collins' jurisdiction. Thank you, Elizabeth

Email County Clerk and Recorder


Status: Approved

Comments: Route maps received. mmj

Email Engineering

Glacier View Fire Department

Status: Approved

Comments: Not in our district

Email Glacier View Fire Department


Status: Approved

Comments: Although the Health Department does not have significant concerns with this request as it is a recurring event with a start and finish at New Belgium, we would ask for additional information prior to approval. Please provide information on the plan for portable restrooms services, aid stations, handwashing stations, food/drinks at aid stations, potable water availability, and proposed catered food service. In previous FoCo Fondo events, Gallegos provided portable restrooms and sanitation services. Update 4/21/23: Thank you for providing additional information. -It was acknowledged that 15 portable restrooms and 5 double handwashing stations will be provided at New Belgium. An adequate number of portable restrooms and trash receptacles should be provided throughout the race course on County Roads in addition to the start/finish areas. -Water for drinking and preparing energy drinks shall be from a public, treated water supply, and transported and dispensed in clean food grade containers. -It is understood that post event food will be provided by multiple vendors (Lickskillet, Rio Grande Restaurant, and Lil' smoke korean BBQ). Please note all food vendors are required to hold a 2023 retail food license or 2023 temporary event license. -Please note that if any food and beverage will be available at aid stations it shall be limited to water, energy drinks, gels, and other commercially prepared, prepackaged/shelf-stable food items (such as individually prepackaged snacks) or whole, uncut fruits or vegetables. Foods and drinks that require preparation/refrigeration are not approved without proper permitting. -Provide first aid kits at aid stations for minimal injuries as well as effective communication services in the event of an emergency throughout race course. -Please ensure that all staff and volunteers are familiar with the emergency communications plan.

Email Health

Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved


Email Larimer County Emergency Management

Livermore Fire Protection District

Status: Not Reviewed Yet


Email Livermore Fire Protection District

Parks & Open Lands

Status: Approved


Email Parks & Open Lands

Poudre Canyon Fire District

Status: Not Reviewed Yet


Email Poudre Canyon Fire District

Poudre Fire Authority

Status: Approved

Comments: A detailed review will take place for this event through the City of Fort Collins Special Events Office and Eproval site as it pertains to city routes and the event at NBB. No issues from PFA with cycling the county roads.

Email Poudre Fire Authority

Poudre Valley Hospital

Status: Approved

Comments: If you would like to request EMS support from UCHealth EMS please email Greg at gregory.colton@uchealth.org. We need at least 45 days notice to provide coverage.

Email Poudre Valley Hospital

Red Feather Lakes Fire Protection District

Risk Management

Status: Approved

Comments: Thank you

Email Risk Management

Rist Canyon Fire

Status: Approved

Comments: Not in our area.

Email Rist Canyon Fire

Road & Bridge

Status: Approved


Email Road & Bridge


Status: Approved

Comments: Please provide information if you are requesting uniformed traffic control at any location. **Update 06/08/23: No LCSO resources have been requested. Have a safe, rules of the road, event.

Email Sheriff

Town of Wellington

Status: Approved


Email Town of Wellington

Wellington Fire

Status: Approved


Email Wellington Fire

Final Disposition


Good Morning Zack and Whitney,

Congratulations! Your special event permit application has been approved.

Please print the permit and have it available for the duration of the event.

Have fun and be safe!